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Is the beam ok?

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Glass, my book is showing it as 1,000 to 3,000 P.S.I. In a habitat, I would use the lowest figure. The safety factor is not included, for humans it is usually 3 to 1. To be on the safe side, I would consider 333 P.S.I. as a maximum. Legally, you can work off of the max compression and go for 1,000 P.S.I.
I would check with the block manufacturer for their rating, it would make everything much smoother for you.
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