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BP/LBP Bearing Plates

BP/LBP

Bearing Plates

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Bearing plates give greater bearing surface than standard-cut washers, and help distribute the load at these critical connections.

The BP1/2-3 and BP5/8-3 are 3" x 3" bearing plates that meet the latest requirements of the IRC and IBC. These plate washers are available uncoated or with a hot-dip galvanized (HDG) coating.

The BPS and LBPS are bearing plates that offer increased flexibility while meeting the latest requirements of the code for 2x4 and 2x6 walls. The slotted hole allows for adjustability to account for bolts that are not in the middle of the sill plate.

The BP5/8SKT uses 1/4" x 1 1/2" Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws to provide lateral resistance when 5/8" diameter sill holes are overdrilled (screws are provided). The shear capacity of the connection and the sill/anchor bolt shall be determined by the Designer for each installation.

Material

  • See table

Finish

  • LBP, LBPS — galvanized; BP7/8-2, BP5/8S — zinc-plated; BPS, BP — none. BPs and BPSs may be ordered HDG; LBP and LBPS products may be ordered ZMAX®; contact Simpson Strong-Tie. See Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • See General Notes
  • BP/BPS — For shearwall applications, position edge of plate washer within 1/2" of sheathed edge of sill plate
  • BPS-6 plate washers are sized to accommodate the 1/2" from the sheathed edge in single- and double-sheathed 2x6 walls
  • BPS slotted bearing plate does not require an additional cut washer when used with Titen HD® Heavy-Duty screw anchors

Related Literature

Product Information Tables

    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. BP5/8SKT sold as a kit.
  2. Standard cut washer required with BPS1/2-3, BPS5/8-3, BPS3/4-3, BPS1/2-6, BPS 5/8-6 and BPS 3/4-6 (not provided) per the 2012/ 2015 IRC and 2015 SPDWS.
  3. 3 gauge is 0.229".

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
BPSee specific model numbers for code listings.
BP 1 No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
BP 1/2 ESR-1161 FL15957
BP 1/2-3 ESR-1161 FL15957
BP 3/4-3 ESR-1161 FL15957
BP 3/8-2 ESR-1161 FL15957
BP 5/8Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BP 5/8-2 ESR-1161 FL15957
BP 5/8-3 ESR-1161 FL15957
BP 5/8SKTPrescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BP 7/8Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BP 7/8-2No load capacity: Products not tested or submitted because they are not load rated and code approval not required.
BPS 1/2-3Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BPS 1/2-6Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BPS 3/4-3Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BPS 3/4-6Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BPS 5/8-3Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
BPS 5/8-6Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
LBPSee specific model numbers for code listings.
LBP 1/2Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
LBP 5/8Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
LBPS No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
LBPS 1/2 No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
LBPS 5/8 No code listing. Please contact us for test data.

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
BPNone
BP
DWG DXF
BP and SSTB
DWG DXF
BP with Anchor Bolt
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D106: Holdowns: Typical HDC Installation with (2) 2x4 Studs
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D34: Truss/Rafter to Single Top Plate
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D35: Truss/Rafter to Single Top Plate
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D49: Floor to Masonry/Concrete
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D52: Stud to Sill Plate
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D72: Wall to Pile/Girder
DWG DXF
Sill Plate to Foundation Connections
DWG DXF
Truss/Rafter to CMU View 1
DWG DXF
Truss/Rafter to CMU View 2
DWG DXF
BP1None None
BP1/2None None
BP1/2-3None None
BP3/4-3None None
BP3/8-2None None
BP5/8None None
BP5/8-2None None
BP5/8-3None None
BP5/8SKTNone None
BP7/8None None
BP7/8-2None None
BPS1/2-3None None
BPS1/2-6None None
BPS3/4-3None None
BPS3/4-6None None
BPS5/8-6None None
LBPNone
High Wind-Resistant Construction D34: Truss/Rafter to Single Top Plate
DWG DXF
LBP1/2None None
LBP5/8None None
LBPSNone None
LBPS1/2None None
LBPS5/8None None