The THGBV is a bolted hanger designed for connecting multi-ply structural composite lumber (SCL) to girder trusses and attaches to a vertical web to support high loads. The THGBV has options for skewing or dropping the buckets to provide design flexibility for a variety of SCL-to-truss connections. This bolted hanger offers an installation option using Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws.
Can be skewed to a maximum of 45°. The maximum allowable download and uplift load for skew is 0.87 of the table load.
Backplates can be extended to allow for up to a 6" dropped bucket.
Available in 9″ and 11″ bucket heights to accommodate a range of SCL sizes.
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Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
All multiple members must be fastened together to act as a single unit
Maximum 11 7/8" bottom chord in the carrying member to allow for the minimum bolt end distance
Bolts must be installed symmetrically when fewer than the maximum number of bolts are used on the backplate
Girders must have adequate lateral bracing to prevent excessive displacement due to secondary torsional stresses (refer to ANSI/TPI 1-2014 Section 126.96.36.199)
Carrying member must be a minimum two-ply girder truss to allow for required minimum screw penetration
THGBV hangers can be skewed to a maximum of 45°.
The maximum allowable download and uplift load for skew is 0.87 of the table load.
THGBV backplates can be extended to allow for up to a 6" dropped bucket.
Allowable loads are 100% of the table loads.
Order as “X” version, specify the total backplate height, BK_PLT, equal to the hanger height (H) plus the dropped bucket amount (db). Ex: a THGBV3.62/9 with a 4" dropped bucket would have a total backplate height of 27 1/4".
Bolts and Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (not included) may be installed through metal truss connector plates as approved by the truss designer, provided the requirements of ANSI/TPI 1-2014, Sections 188.8.131.52 and 8.9.2 are met.
Wind (160) is a download rating.
To achieve published loads, install bolts into the girder truss with the nut on the opposite side of the hanger with a standard cut-washer. Standard cut-washers are required for THGBV.