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Top-Flange Hangers – Load Tables for Glulam Beams

    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.

  1. N54A fasteners are supplied with hangers. For GLS and HGLS saddle hangers only, Simpson Strong-Tie® 1/4" x 2 1/2" Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws (sold separately) may be substituted using full table loads.
  2. Uplift loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  3. GLT, HGLT, GLS, HGLS uplift loads only apply when "H" is 28" or less.
  4. Allowable loads for glulam sizes are based on 650 psi wood bearing.
  5. "Min H" is the minimum H dimension that may be specified. For GLT, HGLT, GLS, HGLS hanger heights that exceed the joist height, allowable load is 0.50 of the table load.
  6. Allowable loads are shown for each stirrup.
  7. GLS, HGLS fasteners listed are for one side only. Fasteners supplied are for both sides of the saddle.
  8. SPEC: Specify the header dimensions for the saddle hangers. (See "S" dimension illustration.)
  9. Nails: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 1/2" long, 10d = 0.148" dia. x 3" long, N54A = 0.250" dia. x 2 1/2" long — annular ring.
    See other nail sizes and information.