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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. The slotted hole allows for adjustability to account for bolts that are not in the middle of the track-bottom plate.


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  • 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. BPs available in black powder coat; add PC to model number.


  • See General Notes
  • BP/BPS — for shearwall applications, position edge of plate washer within 1/2" of sheathed edge of track-bottom plate

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

  1. Standard cut washer required with BPS1/2-3, BPS5/8-3, BPS3/4-3, BPS1/2-6, BPS5/8-6 and BPS3/4-6 (not provided) per the 2015 IRC and 2015 SPDWS.

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