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LUS/MUS/HUS/HHUS/HGUS/HGUQ Face-Mount Joist Hangers

LUS/MUS/HUS/HHUS/HGUS/HGUQ

All hangers in this series have double-shear nailing — an innovation that distributes the load through two points on each joist nail for greater strength. This allows for fewer nails, faster installation and the use of all common nails for the same connection.

Double-shear hangers range from the light-capacity LUS hangers to the highest-capacity HGUS hangers. For medium-load truss applications, the MUS offers a lower-cost alternative and easier installation than the HUS or THA hangers, while providing greater load capacity and bearing than the LUS.

HGUQ hangers provide similar capacities as HGUS double-shear hangers, but they use Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws instead of nails for faster and easier installation. In addition, the Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws help transfer the load between the piles of the supporting girder when they penetrate all piles.

Material

  • See table

Finish

  • Galvanized. Some products available in stainless steel or ZMAX® coating; HGUQ available in HDG. See Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Nails must be driven at an angle through the joist or truss into the header to achieve the table loads.
  • Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws are supplied with the HGUQ.
  • The thickness of the supporting girder must be equal to or greater than the screw length for applications where the length of the supplied screws exceeds the thickness of the supporting girder. 3" or 4 1/2" screws may be substituted for the longer length screws with no load reduction, or a shim block may be used as approved by the Designer.
  • Not designed for welded or nailer applications.

Options

  • LUS and MUS hangers cannot be modified
  • Concealed flanges are not available for HGUS and HHUS
  • Other sizes available; consult your Simpson Strong-Tie representative

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.

   These models are approved for installation with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw. See the load values below.

  1. See table below for allowable loads.

Load Tables

    Note: For dimensions and fastener information, see table above. See table footnotes here.

    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.

   These models are approved for installation with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw. See the load values below.

  1. Uplift loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Wind (160) is a download rating.
  3. Minimum heel height shown is required to achieve full table loads. For less than minimum heel height, see technical bulletin T-C-REDHEEL
  4. Truss chord cross-grain tension may limit allowable loads in accordance with ANSI/TPI 1-2007. Simpson Strong-Tie® Connector Selector™ Software includes the evaluation of cross-grain tension in its hanger allowable loads. For additional information, contact Simpson Strong-Tie.
  5. Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws are permitted to be installed through metal truss plates as approved by the Truss Designer, provided the requirements of ANSI/TPI 1-2014 Sections 7.5.3.4 and 8.9.2 are met (pre-drilling required through the plate using a maximum of 5/32" bit).
  6. Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws that penetrate all plies of the supporting girder (screws must penetrate a minimum of 1" into the last truss ply) may also be used to transfer the load through all the plies of the supporting girder. When Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws do not penetrate all plies of the supporting girder truss, supplemental Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws at the hanger locations may be required to transfer the load to the truss plies not penetrated by the face fasteners, as determined by the Designer.
  7. The supporting girder truss must have adequate thickness to accommodate the screw length, so that the screw does not protrude out the back of the girder. 3"- or 4 1/2"-long Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws may be substituted for the longer Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws with no load reduction.
  8. Loads shown are based on minimum of 2-ply 2x carrying member for nailed hangers. With 3x carrying members, use 16d x 2 1/2" nails into the header and 16d commons into the joist with no load reduction. With single 2x carrying members, use 10d x 1 1/2" nails into the header and 10d commons into the joist, and reduce the load to 0.64 of the table value.
  9. Nails: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information.

HHUS - Sloped and/or Skewed Seat

  • HHUS hangers can be skewed to a maximum of 45° and/or sloped to a maximum of 45°
  • For skew only, maximum allowable download is 0.85 of the table load
  • For sloped only or sloped and skewed hangers, the maximum allowable download is 0.65 of the table load
  • Uplift loads for sloped/skewed conditions are 0.72 of the table load, not to exceed 2,475 lb.
  • The joist must be bevel-cut to allow for double shear nailing

HGUS - Skewed Seat

  • HGUS hangers can be skewed only to a maximum of 45°. Allowable loads are:
    HGUS Seat Width Joist Down Load Uplift
    W < 2" square cut 0.62 of table load 0.46 of table load
    W < 2" bevel cut 0.72 of table load 0.46 of table load
    2" < W < 6" bevel cut 0.85 of table load 0.41 of table load
    2" < W < 6" square cut 0.46 of table load 0.41 of table load
    W > 6" bevel cut 0.85 of table load 0.41 of table load
Top View HHUS Hanger Skewed Right
Top View HHUS Hanger
Skewed Right
(joist must be bevel cut)
All joist nails installed on the outside angle (non-acute side).

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
HGUQSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HGUQ210-2-SDS3 FL11468
HGUQ210-3-SDS4.5 FL11468
HGUQ210-4-SDS6 FL11468
HGUQ26-2-SDS3 FL11468
HGUQ26-3-SDS4.5 FL11468
HGUQ26-4-SDS6 FL11468
HGUQ28-2-SDS3 FL11468
HGUQ28-3-SDS4.5 FL11468
HGUQ28-4-SDS6 FL11468
HGUQ410-SDS3 FL11468
HGUQ46-SDS3 FL11468
HGUQ48-SDS3 FL11468
HGUSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HGUS210-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS210-3 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS210-4 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS212-3 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS212-4 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS214-3 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS214-4 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS26 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655 FL11468
HGUS26-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS26-3 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS26-4 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS28 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655 FL11468
HGUS28-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS28-3 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS28-4 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 FL10655
HGUS410 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 FL10531 FL10655
HGUS412 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 FL10531 FL10655
HGUS414 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 FL10531 FL10655
HGUS46 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 FL10531 FL10655
HGUS48 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 FL10531 FL10655
HHUSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HHUS210-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655
HHUS26-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655
HHUS28-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655
HHUS410 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 RR25807 FL10531 FL10655
HHUS46 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 RR25807 FL10531 FL10655
HHUS48 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 RR25807 FL10531 FL10655
HUSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HUS210 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25801 RR25807 FL10655
HUS26 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
HUS28 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
HUS48 ESR-2549 ESR-2552 ESR-2523 RR25801 RR25807 FL10531 FL10655
LUSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
LUS210 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS210-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS24 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS24-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS26 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS26-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS28 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS28-2 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25807 RR25910 FL10655
LUS410 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655
LUS46 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655
LUS48 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655
MUSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
MUS26 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655
MUS28 ESR-2549 ESR-2523 RR25807 FL10655

ESR-2523 is an Index of many of Simpson Strong-Tie Stamped and Welded Cold-formed Steel Products for Wood or Cold-formed Steel Construction

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
HGUQNone None
HGUQ210-2
HGUQ210-2 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUQ210-2 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUQ210-2 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUQ210-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUQ210-3None None
HGUQ210-4None None
HGUQ26-2
HGUQ26-2 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUQ26-2 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUQ26-2 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUQ26-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUQ26-3None None
HGUQ26-4None None
HGUQ28-2None None
HGUQ28-3None None
HGUQ28-4None None
HGUQ410None None
HGUQ46None None
HGUQ48None None
HGUSNone None
HGUS210-2
HGUS210-2 Installed Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS210-2 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS210-2 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUS210-2 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS210-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS210-3None None
HGUS210-4None None
HGUS212-3None None
HGUS212-4None None
HGUS214-3None None
HGUS214-4None None
HGUS26
HGUS26 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS26 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS26 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS26-2
HGUS26-2 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS26-2 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUS26-2 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS26-2 Top View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D125: Combined Hanger - HWRC D125 Hanger Uplift Considerations Combined Hanger Example
DWG DXF
HGUS26-3None None
HGUS26-4None None
HGUS28
HGUS28 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS28 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUS28 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS28 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS28-2
HGUS28-2 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS28-2 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS28-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS28-3
HGUS28-3 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS28-3 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUS28-3 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS28-3 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS28-4None None
HGUS410
HGUS410 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS410 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUS410 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS410 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS412
HGUS412 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS412 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUS412 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS412 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS414
HGUS414 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS414 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS414 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HGUS46None None
HGUS48
HGUS48 Front View
DWG DXF
HGUS48 Left View
DWG DXF
HGUS48 Right View
DWG DXF
HGUS48 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HHUSNone None
HHUS210-2None None
HHUS26-2
HHUS26-2 Front View
DWG DXF
HHUS26-2 Left View
DWG DXF
HHUS26-2 Right View
DWG DXF
HHUS26-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HHUS28-2
HHUS28-2 Front View
DWG DXF
HHUS28-2 Left View
DWG DXF
HHUS28-2 Right View
DWG DXF
HHUS28-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HHUS410
HHUS410 Bottom View
DWG DXF
HHUS410 Front View
DWG DXF
HHUS410 Left View
DWG DXF
HHUS410 Right View
DWG DXF
HHUS410 Top View
DWG DXF
HHUS410 Perspective View
DWG DXF
HHUS46
HHUS46 Front View
DWG DXF
HHUS46 Left View
DWG DXF
HHUS46 Right View
DWG DXF
HHUS46 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HHUS48
HHUS48 Front View
DWG DXF
HHUS48 Left View
DWG DXF
HHUS48 Right View
DWG DXF
HHUS48 Top View
DWG DXF
None
HUSNone None
HUS210
HUS210 Front View
DWG DXF
HUS210 Right View
DWG DXF
HUS210 Top View
DWG DXF
HUS1.81/10 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HUS26
HUS26 Front View
DWG DXF
HUS26 Left View
DWG DXF
HUS26 Right View
DWG DXF
HUS26 Top View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D124: Combined Connector - HWRC D124 Hanger Uplift Considerations Combined Connector Example
DWG DXF
HUS1.81/10 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HUS26 Installed Perspective View - Single ply with blocking
DWG DXF
HUS28
HUS28 Front View
DWG DXF
HUS28 Left View
DWG DXF
HUS28 Right View
DWG DXF
HUS28 Top View
DWG DXF
HUS1.81/10 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HUS48
HUS48 Front View
DWG DXF
HUS48 Left View
DWG DXF
HUS48 Right View
DWG DXF
HUS48 Top View
DWG DXF
HUS1.81/10 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
LUSNone None
LUS210
LUS210 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS210 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS210 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS210 Top View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D74: Wall to Pile/Girder - HWRC D74 Wall to PileGirder
DWG DXF
LUS210-2
LUS210-2 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS210-2 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS210-2 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS210-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS24
LUS24 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS24 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS24 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS24 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS24-2
LUS24-2 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS24-2 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS24-2 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS24-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS26
LUS26 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS26 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS26 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS26 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS26-2
LUS26-2 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS26-2 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS26-2 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS26-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS28
LUS28 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS28 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS28 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS28 Top View
DWG DXF
LUS28 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
LUS28 Installed Perspective View - Truss to Truss
DWG DXF
LUS28-2
LUS28-2 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS28-2 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS28-2 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS28-2 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS410
LUS410 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS410 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS410 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS410 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS46
LUS46 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS46 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS46 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS46 Top View
DWG DXF
None
LUS48
LUS48 Front View
DWG DXF
LUS48 Left View
DWG DXF
LUS48 Right View
DWG DXF
LUS48 Top View
DWG DXF
None
MUSNone None
MUS26None
MUS26 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
MUS28
MUS28 Front View
DWG DXF
MUS28 Left View
DWG DXF
MUS28 Right View
DWG DXF
MUS28 Top View
DWG DXF
MUS28 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF