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Angle

A

Our line of angles provides a way to make a wide range of 90° connections.

Material

A21 and A23—18 ga.; all other A angles—12 ga

Finish

Galvanized. Some products available in stainless steel or ZMAX® coating. See Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • Some products may be installed with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw. See model table.

Related Literature

Load Tables

Load Values with Nails

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

   These models are approved for installation with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw. See the load values below.

A44 Installation (A33 similar)
A21/A23 Installation
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. For SPF/HF lumber use 0.86 of table loads.
  3. NAILS: 10dx1 1/2" = 0.148" dia. x 1 1/2" long, 10d = 0.148" dia. x 3" long. See other nail sizes and information.
Load Values with SD Series Screws
Model No. Fasteners DF/SP Allowable Loads SPF/HF Allowable Loads
To Rafters/ Truss To Plates/Base To Studs/Post Uplift Lateral Uplift Lateral
(160) F1 (160) F2 (160) (160) F1 (160) F2 (160)

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

  1. H connector loads based on installation to double top plate.
  2. Uplift load for the H4 stud to bottom plate installation is 415 lbs for DF/SP and 355 lbs for SPF/HF.
  3. Uplift load for the H8 stud to bottom plate installation is 380 lbs for DF/SP and 325 lbs for SPF/HF.
A21 - 2-SD9112 2-SD9112 - 430 165 - 360 140
A23 - 4-SD9112 4-SD9112 - 670 560 - 580 480
A33 - 4-SD9112 4-SD9112 - 830 335 - 715 290
A44 - 4-SD9112 4-SD9112 - 805 290 - 695 250

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
ASee specific model numbers for code listings.
A21 ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446
A21Z ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910
A23 ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446
A23Z ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910
A24No load capacity: Products not tested or submitted because they are not load rated and code approval not required.
A311No load capacity: Products not tested or submitted because they are not load rated and code approval not required.
A33 ER-102 ER-112 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910
A44 ER-102 ER-112 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910
A66No load capacity: Products not tested or submitted because they are not load rated and code approval not required.
A88No load capacity: Products not tested or submitted because they are not load rated and code approval not required.

ESR-2523 is an Index of many of Simpson Strong-Tie Stamped and Welded Cold-formed Steel Products for Wood or Cold-formed Steel Construction

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
ANone None
A21None
A21 AND A23
DWG DXF
A21ZNone None
A23
A23
DWGDXF
A23 front view
DWG DXF
A23 right view
DWG DXF
A23 top view
DWG DXF
A21 AND A23
DWG DXF
A23 CFS
DWG DXF
A23ZNone None
A24
A24
DWGDXF
A24 front view
DWG DXF
A24 right view
DWG DXF
A24 top view
DWG DXF
A24
DWG DXF
A311
A311
DWGDXF
A311 front view
DWG DXF
A311 right view
DWG DXF
A311 top view
DWG DXF
A311
DWG DXF
A33
A33
DWGDXF
A33 front view
DWG DXF
A33 right view
DWG DXF
A33 top view
DWG DXF
None
A44
A44
DWGDXF
A44 front view
DWG DXF
A44 right view
DWG DXF
A44 top view
DWG DXF
A44
DWG DXF
A66
A66
DWGDXF
A66 front view
DWG DXF
A66 right view
DWG DXF
A66 top view
DWG DXF
None
A88
A88
DWGDXF
A88 front view
DWG DXF
A88 right view
DWG DXF
A88 top view
DWG DXF
A88
DWG DXF