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APA 90° Angle

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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 black powder coat

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

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Load Tables

Heavy Angles

Outdoor Accents Decorative Hardware — Heavy Angles Load Table
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Connector table loads and fastener quanitities are listed for two parts. For single part installations, use half the listed values.
  3. All fasteners are Outdoor Accents® SDWS22312DBB structural wood screws inserted through an STN22 washer.
  4. Fasteners sold separately.

Light Rafter Tie

Outdoor Accents Decorative Hardware — Light Rafter Tie Load Table
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Allowable loads are for a single part.
  3. All fasteners are Outdoor Accents® SD10112DBB connector screws.
  4. Fasteners sold separately.

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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