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APA 90° Angle

APA

Outdoor Accents angles tie together beams, rafters and more. The APA angle makes structural connections between beams and posts much more visually appealing. These angles make connections stronger and provide consistent, straight corners for a variety of outdoor projects.

Key Features

  • Install with Outdoor Accents structural screws and hex-head washer (sold separately) for a decorative look
  • Stronger than angled nailing or screw fastening alone for outdoor living or home repair projects

Material

  • APA4, APA6 — 12-gauge steel; APA21 — 14-gauge steel

Finish

  • ZMAX® with textured powder-coated, flat black paint

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Use of the Outdoor Accents connectors requires use of the hex-head washer (STN22) and structural wood screw (SDWSDBB)

Options

  • The APA4 is designed for use with 4x or larger lumber
  • The APA6 is designed for use with 6x or larger lumber
  • The APA21 is designed for use with 2x or larger lumber

Related Literature

Load Tables

Heavy Angles

  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or seismic loads with no further increase allowed.
  2. Connectors must be installed in pairs. Allowable loads do not apply to single parts.
  3. All fasteners are a Simpson Strong-Tie SDWS22312DBB inserted through an STN22 washer.

Light Rafter Tie

  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or seismic loads with no further increase allowed.
  2. Allowable loads are for a single part.
  3. All fasteners are Simpson Strong-Tie SD10112DBB.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
APA21 ER-280 ER-102
APA4 ER-280 ER-102
APA6 ER-280 ER-102

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
APA21
APA21 bottom view
DWG DXF
APA21 front view
DWG DXF
APA21 left view
DWG DXF
APA21 right view
DWG DXF
APA21 top view
DWG DXF
APA21
DWG DXF
APA4
APA4 bottom view
DWG DXF
APA4 front view
DWG DXF
APA4 left view
DWG DXF
APA4 right view
DWG DXF
APA4 top view
DWG DXF
APA4
DWG DXF
APA6
APA6 front view
DWG DXF
APA6 left view
DWG DXF
APA6 right view
DWG DXF
APA6 top view
DWG DXF
APA6
DWG DXF