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W/WP Hangers

W/WP

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This series of purlin hangers offers the greatest design flexibility and versatility.

Material

  • Stirrup — 97 mil (12 ga.)

Finish

  • Simpson Strong‑Tie® gray paint. Some models available hot-dip galvanized; specify HDG. See Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Hangers may be welded to steel headers with 1/8" for W and 3/16" for WP by 1 1/2" fillet welds located at each end of the top flange

Options

  • W and H dimensions are modifiable

Sloped and/or Skewed Seat

  • W/WP series may be skewed to a maximum of 84° and/or sloped to a maximum of 45°.
  • For slope only, skew only, or slope and skew combinations, the allowable load is 100% of the table load.
  • Specify the slope up or down in degrees from the horizontal plane and/or the skew right or left in degrees from the perpendicular vertical plane. Specify whether low side, high side or center of joist will be flush with the top of the header.

Related Literature

Load Tables

Load tables - W/WP Hangers
  1. For hanger heights exceeding the joist height, the allowable load is 0.50 of the table value.
  2. The Designer shall ensure that the joist member adequately transfers load to the hanger.
  3. Not all combinations of W, H, and B dimensions are available. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie.
  4. See more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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