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CCQM/CCTQM/ECCLQM/CCCQM/ECCLQMD Column Caps for GFCMU and Concrete Piers

CCQM/CCTQM/ECCLQM/CCCQM/ECCLQMD

The CCQM/CCTQM/CCCQM/ECCLQM embedded column caps are designed for use in raised pier foundations and applications where heavy timbers rest on concrete or concrete block columns. The heavy-gauge beam seats and unique SSTB-style anchor bolts provide the high uplift and lateral resistance needed to help resist high-wind events. The ECCLQMD is a variation that incorporates an additional seat to support a third member at the corner connection. The CCCQM is a variation that incorporates a stirrup on each side for intermediate support beams perpendicular to the main channel.

Framing is fastened with Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (included) that install with no pre-drilling and feature a corrosion-resistant double-barrier coating.

CCQM — Intended for use along a floor support beam and non-corner locations.

CCTQM — Also for use along a floor support beam and non-corner locations with a side stirrup that accommodates intermediate support beams coming at 90°.

CCCQM — For use along a floor support beam with a stirrup on each side of the main channel that accommodates intermediate support beams coming at 90°.

ECCLQM-KT — Intended for use at the corners with MSTQM straps to make the connection from the ECCLQM to the wall framing above.

ECCLL/RQMD-KT — Ideal for applications where a member is needed off the corner of the structure, such as a deck joist/beam.

Material

  • Column caps — 7 gauge; strap (MSTQM) — 12 gauge

Finish

  • Column caps — hot-dip galvanized or Simpson Strong-Tie® gray paint; strap (MSTQM) — galvanized (ZMAX®)

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Reference Options for Column Caps for Concrete-Filled Pilasters, Grout-Filled CMU or Concrete Piers (T-C-CCQM-WS) special-order worksheet for ordering assistance

Options

  • For variable widths on side stirrups specify W3 or W4 (3 1/4" to 7 1/8") and add an "X" to the end of the core model name. Example: CCTQM5.50X-SDSG, W3 = 3 5/8".

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Product Information Tables

Dimensions

  1. The MSTQM strap is a component of the ECCLQM kits. It is 12 ga. (0.101"); 3" wide and 48" long.

Load 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. The allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed.
  2. Total uplift load and lateral load is based on tested anchor failure in the pier.
  3. Allowable loads are based on either a 16" square grout-filled CMU pier with f'm of 1,500 psi or a 16" square CMU shell filled with 3,000 psi concrete. A minimum of (4) #7 vertical rebars are required. The Designer shall design and detail the GFCMU/concrete pier to resist all forces including uplift, shear and moment.
  4. Pier height per Designer.
  5. Side beam and main beam uplift loads assume DF members and are not additive.
  6. The allowable loads listed for grout-filled CMU apply to solid concrete piers of 2,500 psi concrete a minimum of 16" square.
  7. The allowable loads listed for CMU shell-filled with 3000 psi concrete apply to solid concrete piers of 3,000 psi concrete a minimum of 12" square.
  8. The ECCLQM-KT is a kit packaged with (2) MSTQM straps and (32) Strong-Drive® 1/4" x 2 1/2" SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws. One strap may be installed on each face of the ECCLQM (as shown), using the Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws into the beams and (26) 16d x 2 1/2" nails (not provided) into the wall framing. The MSTQM strap's allowable tension load is 6,240 lb. If straps are not installed, table uplift applies to beam only.
  9. Any side stirrup not fully supported by grout or concrete filled CMU has an allowable down load of 7,000 lbs.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
CCCQM No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
CCCQM3.62-SDSG No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
CCCQM4.62-SDSG No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
CCCQM5.50-SDSG No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
CCQM No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
CCQM3.62-SDSHDG FL13904
CCQM4.62-SDSHDG FL13904
CCQM5.50-SDSHDG FL13904
CCTQM No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
CCTQM3.62-SDSG No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
CCTQM4.62-SDSG FL13904
CCTQM5.50-SDSG FL13904
ECCLLQMD3.62G-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLLQMD4.62G-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLLQMD5.50G-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLQM No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLQM3.62G-KT FL13904
ECCLQM4.62G-KT FL13904
ECCLQM5.50G-KT FL13904
ECCLQMDG-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLQMG-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLRQMD3.62G-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLRQMD4.62G-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
ECCLRQMD5.50G-KT No code listing. Please contact us for test data.

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
CCCQMNone
High Wind-Resistant Construction D71: Beam to CMU or Concrete Pier: CCCQM Installed on 16" Square Grout-Filled CMU (plan view)
DWG DXF
CCCQM3.62-SDSGNone None
CCCQM4.62-SDSGNone None
CCCQM5.50-SDSGNone None
CCQM
CCQM
DWGDXF
CCQM front view
DWG DXF
CCQM left view
DWG DXF
CCQM right view
DWG DXF
CCQM top view
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D63: Beam to CMU or Concrete Pier: Typical CCQM Installation
DWG DXF
CCQM3.62-SDSHDGNone None
CCQM4.62-SDSHDGNone None
CCQM5.50-SDSHDGNone None
CCTQM
CCTQM
DWGDXF
CCTQM front view
DWG DXF
CCTQM left view
DWG DXF
CCTQM right view
DWG DXF
CCTQM top view
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D66: Beam to CMU or Concrete Pier: Typical CCTQM Installation
DWG DXF
CCTQM3.62-SDSGNone None
CCTQM4.62-SDSGNone None
CCTQM5.50-SDSGNone None
ECCLLQMD3.62G-KTNone None
ECCLLQMD4.62G-KTNone None
ECCLLQMD5.50G-KTNone None
ECCLQMNone
High Wind-Resistant Construction D64: Beam to CMU or Concrete Pier: Typical ECCLQM Installation
DWG DXF
ECCLQM3.62G-KTNone None
ECCLQM4.62G-KTNone None
ECCLQM5.50G-KTNone None
ECCLQMDG-KTNone None
ECCLQMG-KTNone None
ECCLRQMD3.62G-KTNone None
ECCLRQMD4.62G-KTNone None
ECCLRQMD5.50G-KTNone None