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HH Header Hanger

For fast, accurate installation of door and window headers and other cross members. HH header hangers can speed up the job, strengthen the frame and eliminate the need for trimmers.


  • 16 gauge


  • Galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Attachment to 2x studs will result in two round holes not being filled in the studs and load reductions as noted in table

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Joist Size Ga. W (in.) H (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
HH4 4x 16 3 1/2 2 13/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HH6 6x 16 5 1/2 5 1/8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

HH Header Hanger Load Table
  1. Loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading, with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. For 3x posts, 0.162" x 2 1/2" nails may be substituted with no reduction in load.
  3. For SPF/HF lumber, use 0.86 x DF/SP allowable loads.
  4. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.
HH Load Directions
HH Load Directions

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