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Face-Mount Hangers – Load Tables for Plated Truss Products

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

   These models are approved for installation with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw.See the load values below.

  1. See table below for allowable loads.

HHUS/HGUS

HHUS – Sloped and/or Skewed Seat
  • HHUS hangers can be skewed to a maximum of 45° and/or sloped to a maximum of 45°
  • For skew only, maximum allowable download is 0.85 of the table load
  • For sloped only or sloped and skewed hangers, the maximum of allowable download is 0.65 of the table load
  • Uplift loads for sloped/skewed conditions are 0.72 of the table load, not to exceed 2,475 lb.
  • The joist must be bevel-cut to allow for double shear nailing
HGUS – Skewed Seat
  • HGUS hangers can be skewed only to a maximum of 45°. Allowable loads are:
    HGUS Seat Width Joist Down Load Uplift
    W < 2" Square cut 0.62 of table load 0.46 of table load
    W < 2" Bevel cut 0.72 of table load 0.46 of table load
    2" < W < 6" Bevel cut 0.85 of table load 0.41 of table load
    2" < W < 6" Square cut 0.46 of table load 0.41 of table load
    W > 6" Bevel cut 0.85 of table load 0.41 of table load
HHUS-Topview_in_callout
Top View HHUS Hanger Skewed Right
(Joist must be bevel cut)
All joist nails installed on the outside angle (non-acute side)
  1. Uplift loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Wind (160) is a download rating.
  3. Minimum heel height shown is required to achieve full table loads. For less than minimum heel height, see technical bulletin T-C-REDHEEL.
  4. Truss chord cross-grain tension may limit allowable loads in accordance with ANSI/TPI 1-2007. Simpson Strong-Tie® Connector Selector® software includes the evaluation of cross-grain tension in its hanger allowable loads. For additional information, contact Simpson Strong-Tie.
  5. Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws are permitted to be installed through metal truss plates as approved by the Truss Designer, provided the requirements of ANSI/TPI 1-2014 Sections 7.5.3.4 and 8.9.2 are met (pre-drilling required through the plate using a maximum of 5⁄32" bit).
  6. Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws that penetrate all plies of the supporting girder (screws must penetrate a minimum of 1" into the last truss ply) may also be used to transfer the load through all the plies of the supporting girder. When Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws do not penetrate all plies of the supporting girder truss, supplemental Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws at the hanger locations may be required to transfer the load to the truss plies not penetrated by the face fasteners, as determined by the Designer.
  7. The supporting girder truss must have adequate thickness to accommodate the screw length, so that the screw does not protrude out the back of the girder. 3"- or 4 1⁄2"-long Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws may be substituted for the longer Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws with no load reduction.
  8. Loads shown are based on minimum of 2-ply 2x carrying member. With 3x carrying members, use 16d x 2 1/2" nails into the header and 16d commons into the joist with no load reduction. With single 2x carrying members, use 10d x 1 1/2" nails into the header and 10d commons into the joist, and reduce the load to 0.64 of the table value.
  9. Nails: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information.