New Products


Post Caps



Deck Tension Tie



Top-Flange Hangers



Retrofit Post Base



Jack Truss Connector



Post Frame Hangers



Knee-Brace Stabilizer


Drywall Hangers


Twist Strap


Rigid Tie® Connector


Heavy Multiple Truss Hanger


Truss Girder


Heavy Severe-Skew Truss Hanger


Hip Ridge Connectors


Concealed Post Tie

PCZ/ECPZ Post Caps

The new PCZ/EPCZ post caps enable one size to accommodate several post sizes. With post and header flanges now in-line, one PCZ or EPCZ model can accommodate several 4x or 6x post sizes for a variety of lighter-duty applications, including patio covers, trellises and interior framing.

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DTT1Z Deck Tension Tie

The DTT1Z deck tension tie was designed to satisfy a new 2015 IRC provision that allows for four 750 lbs. lateral connections, instead of connecting to the floor joists in the house. The DTT1Z attaches with a 3⁄8" screw fastened into wall plates or studs, thereby eliminating the need to access the joists within the house.

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JBA and LBAZ Top-Flange Hangers

The next-generation version of the JB and LB top-flange hangers, respectively, the JBA and LBAZ provide higher loads to accommodate 2x10, 2x12 and 2x14 members. New nail locations allow for use with nailers. The 14 gauge LBAZ may be welded to steel headers.

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RPBZ Top-Flange Hangers

The new RPBZ retrofit post base serves as reinforcement for many post applications, such as braced patio covers, car ports, trellises and other structures. RPBZ can be installed in conjunction with the CPS composite plastic standoff to meet a 1" post standoff code requirement. A single RPBZ can be installed on a post that is flush to a corner, and two RPBZs can be installed at away from edge conditions to fortify the post base connection to resist both wind and seismic forces.

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TJC57 Jack Truss Connector

The new TJC57 extends this line of versatile connectors for jack trusses. Adjustable from 0 to 85 degrees (shipped with 67.5 degree bend). Nail hole locations are placed for easy installation.

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PFB/PFDB Post Frame Hangers

The PF series hangers have been redesigned to accommodate collated nails (0.148x1½) as well as the 10d common nail (0.148x3). The PFB and PFDB have dome-shaped joist nail holes that guide nails into the proper installation angle. The redesign also features a folded seat that raises the 2x joist very slightly above the seat radius to enable a tighter connection to the back of the hanger.

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KBS1Z Knee-Brace Stabilizer

The KBS1Z knee-brace stabilizer makes a structural connection between knee bracing and columns or beams to help stabilize free-standing structures, and comply with many prescriptive deck bracing requirements such as AWC’s DCA6 Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide. Factory-formed at a 45˚ angle and easily installed with nails, the KBS1Z braces 2x, 4x and 6x in line post-to-beam configurations.

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DU/DHU/DHUTF Drywall Hanger

The new DU/DHU face-mount and the DHUTF top-mount hangers are designed to carry joist floor loads to a wood stud wall through two layers of 5/8" gypsum board (drywall). These hangers install after the drywall is in place. The hangers come in sizes that accommodate most joists used in multi-family construction including I-joists and trusses.

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HTSQ Twist Strap

The new HTSQ twist straps provide a tension connection between two wood members and are designed to resist uplift for decks, boardwalks and beams economically. The HTSQ is quicker, easier and more economical to install when compared to bolted straps. HTSQ provides a strong connection with fewer fasteners than nailed HTS straps when incorporating Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS screws.

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RTC2Z Rigid Tie® Connector

The new RTC2Z Rigid Tie® corner connector connects a 2x2, 2x3 or 2x4 vertical member to two 2x3 or greater horizontal members, forming a 90° corner. This latest version requires 40% fewer fasteners (can be installed with nails or screws), than the RTC24, which saves both time and money.

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HTHMQ Heavy Multiple Truss Hanger

This heavy-duty hanger is designed to carry 2 or 3 trusses to enable a
greater range of structural designs. Designed with versatility in mind,
the HTHMQ will accommodate various lumber types and widths and
multiple-ply trusses. The HTHMQ also facilitates right- or left-hand hips
(at 30° - 60° skews) and can be used for terminal hip trusses with or
without the center common jack.

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HTHGQ Truss Girder Hanger

The HTHGQ is a high-capacity girder hanger designed to carry multi-ply
trusses or composite lumber. The HTHGQ can accommodate various
width for installation flexibility by enabling up to 5-ply girder trusses.
The Strong-Drive® SDS screws used help transfer the load between the
plies of the supporting girder when they penetrate all plies.

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HHSUQ Heavy Severe-Skew Truss Hanger

The HHSUQ is a new high load capacity, face-mount, truss-to-truss
hanger designed to accommodate severe skews (45° to 84°). This
allowable skew for hip trusses enables a greater range of installation
applications. The HHSUQR model is skewed right and the HHSUQL
version is skewed left.

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HHRC Hip Ridge Connectors

The HHRC is a 12-gauge hip ridge connector that attaches hip roof
beams to the end of a ridge beam. The HHRC is suitable for light
commercial construction and may be sloped down a maximum of
35° (12:17 hip slope).

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33° Structural Collated Nails

The 33° collated, structural-connector nail is designed to provide installers
a pneumatically-driven alternative to hand-driven nails. This hot-dip galvanized
nail is approved for use in many Simpson Strong-Tie® connector applications.
These nails are available in 25-nail, paper-collated strips, and are compatible
with a wide variety of popular pneumatic nailers.

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SDWS/SDWH Structural Wood Screws

Simpson Strong-Tie has expanded the Strong-Drive® SDW wood screw
product line with two new screws designed to provide an easy-to-install,
high-strength alternative to through-bolting and traditional lag screws. The
new SDWS (6-lobe drive) and SDWH (hex head) structural wood screws
are ideal for the contractor and do-it-yourselfer alike in both structural and
general-purpose applications.

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SDWC Structural Wood Screws

The new Strong-Drive® SDW structural wood screw delivers a stud-to-bottom
plate or stud-to-top plate connection in addition to fastening rafters or trusses
to top plates. The fully-threaded shank engages the entire length of the
fastener providing a secure connection. The SDWC is tested in accordance
with ICC-ES AC233 (screw) and AC13 (wall assembly) for uplift and lateral
loads between wall plates and vertical wall framing.

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CPTZ Concealed Post Tie

This new concealed post base incorporates a knife plate with a standoff
base. They achieve a clean, concealed look while providing a 1" standoff
height above concrete. The CPTZ is installed with 1⁄2" diameter galvanized
pins (supplied). The 1" standoff height is code-required when supporting
permanent structures that are exposed to weather or water splash, or in
basements. The standoff also reduces the potential for decay at post or
column ends.

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