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THJM Multiple Truss Hip/Jack Hanger

THJM

The THJM is a non-welded hanger designed to carry radial-end jack framing and provide optimal efficiency for those multi-plane, angled bay roofs over breakfast, study and library alcoves. The unique patent-pending design of the THJM accommodates 2x4 girder bottom chords and uses our Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws for easy installation with minimal fasteners.

Key Features

  • The THJM hangers are designed for installation with 1/4" x 3" Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws that are included with the parts.
  • The THJM2-4-SDS3 is designed for four incoming jack trusses with the outer jacks being 22 1/2° from the face of the girder and the inner jacks being 45° from each other and the outer jacks.
  • The THJM2-5-SDS3 is designed for five jacks coming into the hanger at 30° from the girder and each other.
  • Tabs on the seats of the THJM assist in the placement of the jacks and also include obround holes for optional slant nails (10d x 1 1/2") when increased uplift is required.

Material

  • 12 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Each carried jack truss requires one 1/4" x 3" Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screw installed into the bottom chord through the bottom of the hanger seat
  • For installation on girders with 2x6 or 2x8 bottom chords, install one additional 1/4" x 3" Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screw in the triangular hole on each vertical strap
  • Install two 10d x 1 1/2" slant nails in the obround holes on each of the seat tabs to achieve the additional uplift load noted in the table footnotes

Related Literature

Load Tables

  1. Tabulated loads are the total allowable loads of all carried members combined; the load on any single carried member shall not exceed 25% of the total published load for the THJM2-4 or 20% of the total published load for the THJM2-5.
  2. Uplift loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  3. A minimum 2-ply carrying member is required for the 1/4"x3" Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (provided). For single 2x carrying members, use 1/4"x1 1/2" Strong-Drive SDS screws (not supplied) with corresponding loads.
  4. A minimum 2-ply carrying member is required for the tabulated loads.
  5. Truss chord cross-grain tension may limit allowable loads per ANSI/TPI 1-2014. The optional triangle holes may be used for installation on 2x6 and larger carrying members, for a total of 10 fasteners into the carrying member, to resist cross-grain tension forces when no other mechanical reinforcement is available.
  6. Tabs on the seats of the THJM hangers have obround holes for optional 10dx1 1/2" slant nails (2 per carried member) when additional uplift capacity is required. Total allowable uplift per carried member with the optional 10dx1 1/2" slant nailing is 970 lbs. (DF/SP/SPF/HF).

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
THJM2-4-SDS3 ESR-2605 ESR-2523 FL10861
THJM2-5-SDS3 ESR-2605 ESR-2523 FL10861

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
THJM2-4None None
THJM2-5None None