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PGT® Pipe Grip Tie®

PGT®

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The PGT is a tie designed for attaching wood fence rails to metal fence posts. This pipe grip tie can be used in new construction or to replace damaged wooden posts. Ideal for a variety of conditions, the PGT helps to eliminate the rot and failures to which wood fence posts are most prone, thus extending the life of a fence.

Key Features

  • A solid connection with quick and easy installation
  • Ideal for replacing damaged wood posts or for new fence construction
  • Galvanized steel construction for durability and corrosion resistance

Applications

  • PGT1.5Z-R is for 1 1/2" pipe (1 7/8" outside diameter)
  • PGT2-R and PGT2Z-R are for 2" pipe (2 3/8" outside diameter)
  • PGT2A is for 2" pipe (2 3/8" outside diameter)
  • PGT2E is for 2" pipes (2 3/8" outside diameter) and features a two-piece design that provides a solid connection between fence stringer and post

Product Includes

  • PGT1.5Z-R, PGT2A, PGT2Z-R and PGT2-R include 1 bolt
  • PGT2E-R50 is sold as full carton with (50) attachment plates, (50) front straps and (55) 1/4" diameter x 3/4"-long hex-head bolts

Material

  • PGT2A— 14 gauge; all others 12 gauge

Finish

  • PGTA, PGT2-R, PGT2E — galvanized; PGT1.5Z, PGT2Z-R — ZMAX®

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Install on vertical pipes, offsetting corners to allow for the correct rail alignment.
  • Use three to four PGTs per pipe; line up to stringline.
  • Tighten PGT with one 1/4" hex-head bolt (supplied).
  • Attach PGT to rails using four 1/4" x 1 1/2" Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (not supplied). 1/4" lag screws may be substituted. Follow the code requirements for predrilling.
  • Field bend PGT flanges to fit corner and angled conditions (bend one time only).
  • PGTSCREW-R10 is a pack of (10) 1/4" x 2 1/2" replacement hex-head screw bolts for the PGT2A, PGT2-R, PGT2Z-R and PGT1.52Z-R.

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Pipe Diameter Ga. W (in.) H (in.) Coating/Material Installs With Product Includes Packaging Qty.
PGT1.5Z-R 1-7/8 in. outside pipe diameter 12 6 1/2 1 1/2 ZMAX® PGT1.5Z attaches to rails with (4) 1/4 in. x 1-1/2 in. HDG Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (not included) (1) bolt supplied 1
PGT2A 2-3/8 in. outside pipe diameter 14 6 5/8 1 1/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 PGT2A attaches to rails with (4) 1/4 in. x 1-1/2 in. Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (not included) (1) bolt supplied 1
PGT2E-R50 2-3/8 in. outside pipe diameter 12 7 1/4 2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 PGT2E attaches to rails with (4) 1/4 in. x 1-1/2 in. Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws or 1/4-in. lag screws (follow code requirements for predrilling) Sold as full carton with (50) attachment plates, (50) front straps and (55) 1/4-in. diameter x 3/4-in. long hex-head bolts 50
PGT2-R 2-3/8 in. outside pipe diameter 12 6 1/2 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 PGT2 attaches to rails with (4) 1/4 in. x 1-1/2 in. Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (not included) (1) bolt supplied 1
PGT2Z-R 2-3/8 in. outside pipe diameter 12 6 1/2 1 1/2 ZMAX® PGT2Z attaches to rails with (4) 1/4 in. x 1-1/2 in. Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (not included) (1) bolt supplied 1

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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