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PCT Purlin Cross Tie

PCT

This product has been discontinued. Please see the HDU or HDB/HD as replacements.

Designed using a section that works in both tension and compression.

Material

  • 1 1/2" square tube steel ASTM A500 Grade B

Finish

  • Simpson Strong-Tie® gray paint

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • PCT18 and 23 are sized to span a maximum hanger seat depth ("B" dimension) of 4".
  • PCT27 and 38 are sized to span a maximum hanger seat depth ("B" dimension) of 6".
  • Tube section helps with drilling alignment, through the purlin.
  • Offset angle to allow drilling access through glulam.
  • 2 1/2" or a 2 9/16" diameter hole required for the PCT to pass through the carrying member.
  • Install in pairs.

Options

Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for other lengths.

Related Literature

Load Tables

  1. Allowable loads have been increased 60% for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed; reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Install in pairs.
  3. Minimum bolt length is (Purlin width + 3" (PCT) + 1" (nut)).
  4. Bolt value assume minimum 10 1/2 " deep purlin.
  5. Engineer of Record is responsible for evaluating the glulam.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
PCTSee specific model numbers for code listings.
PCT18 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719
PCT23 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719
PCT27 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719
PCT38 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719

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
PCT18
PCT18 Installed Front View
DWG DXF
PCT18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
PCT23
PCT18 Installed Front View
DWG DXF
PCT18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
PCT27
PCT18 Installed Front View
DWG DXF
PCT18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
PCT38
PCT18 Installed Front View
DWG DXF
PCT18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF