HCP Hip Corner Plate
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Misc. Connectors for Engineered Wood
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The HCP connects a rafter or joist to double top plates at a 45° angle.
- 18 gauge
- HCP2 — galvanized or ZMAX® coating; HCP4Z — ZMAX coating
- 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°.
- Wood Construction Connectors Technical and Installation Notes
- General Notes
- For complementary ridge connection, see HRC Hip-Ridge Connectors
These products are available with additional corrosion protection.
- Loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading, with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
- 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.
- Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.
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