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HCP Hip Corner Plate

HCP

Hip Connectors

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The HCP connects a rafter or joist to double top plates at a 45° angle.

Material

  • 18 gauge

Finish

  • HCP1.81 — galvanized; HCP2 — galvanized or ZMAX® coating; HCP4Z — ZMAX coating

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Attach HCP to double top plates.
  • Birdsmouth not required for table uplift loads but may be required for download.
  • Install rafter and complete nailing. Rafter may be sloped to 45°.

Related Literature

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.

Typical HCP Installation
  1. Loads include an increase for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed; reduce where other loads govern.
  2. The HCP can be installed on the inside and the outside of the wall with a flat bottom chord truss and achieve twice the load capacity.
  3. NAILS: 10d = 0.148" dia. x 3" long, 10dx1 1/2 = 0.148" dia. x 1 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
HCPSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HCP2 ESR-2551 ESR-2523 RR25804 FL10447
HCP2Z ESR-2551 ESR-2523 RR25804 FL10447
HCP4 ESR-2551 ESR-2523 RR25804 FL10447
HCP4Z ESR-2551 ESR-2523 RR25804 FL10447

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
HCPNone
High Wind-Resistant Construction D27: Truss/Rafter Hip to Wall
DWG DXF
HCP2
HCP2
DWGDXF
HCP2 left view
DWG DXF
HCP2 top view
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D29: Truss/Rafter Hip to Wall
DWG DXF
HCP2ZNone None
HCP4None None
HCP4Z
HCP4Z
DWGDXF
HCP4Z left view
DWG DXF
HCP4Z top view
DWG DXF
None