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S/DHUTF Drywall Hanger


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Joist Framing Connectors

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The S/DHUTF top-mount hanger is designed to carry joist loads to a CFS stud wall through two layers of 5/8" gypsum board (drywall). This hanger installs after the drywall is in place and comes in sizes that accommodate most typical joists used in multi-family and commercial construction.


  • 97 mil (12 ga.)


  • Galvanized (G90)


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Hanger to be framed in-line with vertical wall stud
  • Drywall is installed first
  • Wall top track must be restrained to counteract load eccentricity from hanger

Patent Information

  • US Patent 9,394,680

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. W (in.) H (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
S/DHU1.68/10TF 97 12 1 11/16 10 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU1.68/12TF 97 12 1 11/16 12 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU1.68/8TF 97 12 1 11/16 8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU2.1/10TF 97 12 2 1/8 10 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU2.1/12TF 97 12 2 1/8 12 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU2.1/8TF 97 12 2 1/8 8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU2.56/10TF 97 12 2 9/16 10 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU2.56/12TF 97 12 2 9/16 12 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
S/DHU2.56/8TF 97 12 2 9/16 8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

  1. Designer shall ensure that the joist member adequately transfers load to the hanger.
  2. Tabulated loads assume (2x) 5/8" Type X drywall attached per IBC.
  3. Wall studs designed per designer specifications. At a minimum, the assembly must consist of 600T350-68, Gr. 50 ksi top track and 600S162-43, Gr. 33 ksi wall studs spaced at a maximum of 24" o.c.
  4. Tabulated loads are based on testing with full bearing of 3 15/16" hanger top flange. The minimum joist gauge is 54 mil (16 ga.).
  5. S/DHUTF hanger can be installed 3/4" max. from the center of the vertical stud per the in-line framing specifications of the AISI General Provisions without load adjustment.
  6. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

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