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GH Top-Flange Girder Hanger


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Girder Hangers/Beam Seats

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A girder-to-foundation wall connection.


  • 12 gauge


  • Simpson Strong-Tie gray paint; hot-dip galvanized: specify HDG. See Corrosion Information.


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Insert four 0.162" x 3 1/2" nails into girder.
  • H = girder height – mudsill thickness. Measurement is top of steel to top of steel.
  • 1 1/2" clearance hole accommodates rebar or anchor. This is not required.


  • GH hangers may be skewed to a maximum of 45°; bevel cut required. The allowable loads are 100% of the table load.
  • Specify GHD for saddle-style hangers. GHD may not be skewed.

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Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

GH Girder Top-Flange Hanger Load Table
  1. Loads may not be increased for duration of load.
  2. A mudsill on top of the GH is required to achieve the table loads.
  3. Models listed are for a 2x plate; specify "H" dimension when ordering for use with a 3x plate.
  4. Uplift loads do not apply for this connector.
  5. 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.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
GHSee specific model numbers for code listings.
GH410-6 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH410-8 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH46-6 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH46-8 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH48-6 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH48-8 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH610-6 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH610-8 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH66-6 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH66-8 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH68-6 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866
GH68-8 ESR-2616 ESR-2523 ESR-2616 FL10866

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


Part Orthographic Perspective
GHNone None
GH410-6None None
GH410-8None None
GH46-6 Installed Perspective View
GH46-6-in Installed Perspective View
GH46-8None None
GH48-6None None
GH48-8 Front View
GH48-8 Right View
GH48-8 Top View
GH610-6None None
GH610-8None None
GH66-6None None
GH66-8None None
GH68-6None None
GH68-8None None