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APRTC Rigid Tie® Corner Connector

The Outdoor Accents® APRTC2 is a uniquely designed Rigid Tie connector that connects two horizontal members at a corner to a vertical wood member. Manufactured to high-quality standards to ensure solid performance, this corner Rigid Tie connector features ZMAX® galvanization with a black powder-coat finish for added corrosion resistance. As part of the Outdoor Accents Accessories line, this decorative hardware connector can be used with either the Mission Collection® or Avant Collection™, as well as separately to add flair to any outdoor project.

Key Features

  • Versatile utility connector for joining wood members together in a corner connection without angled cuts
  • Fastens with Simpson Strong-Tie® Outdoor Accents 1 1/2" connector screws (not included)
  • Easier and stronger than angled fastening


  •  18 gauge


  •  ZMAX with black powder coat


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Always follow manufacturer’s instructions when using power tools and building equipment

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
New products
Model No. Post/Joist Size Ga. Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
APRTC2 2x4 post; 2x joist 18 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1

Load Tables

Model No. Post Size Joist Size Fasteners (Total) (in.) DF/SP Allowable Loads (lb.)
Post Joist Floor (100) Roof (125)
APRTC2 2x4 2x (6) SD #10 x 1 1/2 (6) SD #10 x 1 1/2 1,025 1,260
  1. Allowable loads must be equally distributed on both joists.
  2. All fasteners are Outdoor Accents SD10112DBB connector screws.
  3. Fasteners sold seperately.

Code Reports & Compliance