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SJC Steel-Joist Connector

SJC

Joist Framing Connectors

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SJC connectors have been specifically designed for various CFS joist, rafter and underside of metal-deck applications. The unique clip dimensions enable easy installation on the open side of joists and rafters with up to 3 1/2" flanges and return lips up to 3/4". For metal-deck applications, the prepunched 3/8" holes easily accommodate 6", 8", 10" and 12" on-center metal-deck flutes.

Key Features

  • Prepunched holes reduce installation cost by eliminating predrilling
  • Intuitive fastener hole positions ensure accurate clip installation in accordance with design, support a wide range of design and application requirements and provide installation flexibility
  • Angle lengths accommodate either hard-side or soft-side attachment for joists with return lips up to 3/4"
  • 4 1/2" leg length enables soft-side connections for joists with flanges up to 3 1/2"
  • Also accommodates kicker-to-metal-deck applications

Material

  • SJC — 68 mil (50 ksi); MSJC — 97 mil (50 ksi)

Finish

  • Galvanized (G90)

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners/anchors
  • For 6" and 8" joists: SSC connectors are recommended

Related Literature

Product Information Tables

Load Tables

SJC Connectors – Steel-to-Steel Allowable Loads

  1. Min. fastener quantity and load values — fill all round holes; Max. fastener quantity and load values — fill all round and triangular holes; Inner fastener quantity and load values.
  2. Allowable loads are based on bracing of the members located within 12" of the connection.
  3. Maximum allowable load for connector that may not be exceeded when designing custom installations. Designer is responsible for member and fastener design.
  4. For 6" and 8" joists, SSC connectors are recommended.
  5. See more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.
SJC Installation with Carried Member Fasteners in Inner Row
SJC Installation with Carried Member Fasteners in Inner Row

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
MSJCSee specific model numbers for code listings.
MSJC10.25 ER-102 ER-238
MSJC8.25 ER-102 ER-238
SJCSee specific model numbers for code listings.
SJC10.25 ER-102 ER-238
SJC8.25 ER-102 ER-238

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
MSJC10.25-R15
MSJC10.25-R15 Front View
DWG DXF
MSJC10.25-R15 Left View
DWG DXF
MSJC10.25-R15 Perspective View
DWG DXF
MSJC8.25-R15
MSJC8.25-R15 Front View
DWG DXF
MSJC8.25-R15 Left View
DWG DXF
MSJC8.25-R15 Perspective View
DWG DXF
SJC10.25None None
SJC10.25-R15
UCC Detail Sheet
DWGDXF
SJC10.25-R15 Front View
DWG DXF
SJC10.25-R15 Left View
DWG DXF
SJC10.25-R15 Perspective View
DWG DXF
SJC8.25None None
SJC8.25-R15
UCC Detail Sheet
DWGDXF
SJC8.25-R15 Front View
DWG DXF
SJC8.25-R15 Left View
DWG DXF
SJC8.25-R15 Perspective View
DWG DXF