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LU Light Face-Mount Joist Hanger

LU

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The LU is designed for joist-to-header installation in wood-framed construction. This face-mount hanger features speed prongs to temporarily position and secure the connector for easier and faster installation. The economical LU hanger is value engineered for strength.

Key Features

  • LU-series hangers are tested, load rated and code compliant
  • The LU series installs using several fastener selections with tested allowable loads

Material

  • See tables

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Joists sloped up to 1/4:12 achieve table loads
  • When nailing into solid sawn carrying member's end grain, the allowable load is adjusted by a factor of 0.67

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Joist Size Ga. W (in.) H (in.) B (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
LU210 2x10, 2x12, 2x14 20 1 9/16 7 13/16 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LU210R-18 2x10 rough 18 2 7 9/16 2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LU24 2x4 20 1 9/16 3 1/8 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LU24R-18 2x4 rough 18 2 3 11/16 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LU26 2x6, 2x8 20 1 9/16 4 3/4 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LU26R-18 2x6 rough 18 2 4 9/16 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LU28 2x8, 2x10 20 1 9/16 6 3/8 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LU28R-18 2x8 rough 18 2 6 3/8 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

See Hanger Options for hanger modifications, which may result in reduced loads.

Load Values with Nails

See Hanger Tables.

Load Values with Strong-Drive® SD Connector Screws
Model No. Fasteners Allowable Loads
Face Joist DF/SP SPF/HF
Uplift(160) Floor (100) Snow (115) Roof (125) Uplift (160) Floor (100) Snow (115) Roof (125)
LU24 4-SD9112 2-SD9112 340 685 725 725 290 450 515 560
LU26 6-SD9112 4-SD9112 915 1025 1030 1030 715 670 775 840
LU28 8-SD9112 6-SD9112 995 1370 1380 1380 855 895 1030 1120
LU210 10-SD9112 6-SD9112 1150 1710 1965 2010 990 1120 1290 1400

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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