The Joist Hanger Selector software enables you to select the most optimum product for your project. The software takes into consideration all the characteristics seen in this catalog.
Loads may not be increased for duration of load.
Uplift loads have been increased for earthquake or wind loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
Uplift loads are based on DF/SP lumber. For SPF/HF, use 0.86 x DF/SP uplift load.
When an I-joist is used as header, all nails must be 0.148" x 1 1/2", and allowable loads assume flanges that are at least 1 1/2" thick and made of Douglas fir, LVL, or LSL. For other flange thicknesses, apply load adjustment factors found in the table below.
Hangers sorted in order of recommended selection for best overall performance and installation value.
Other nail schedules and loads are listed on product pages.
Web stiffeners are required where noted, when hanger is sloped or skewed, and when it supports double I-joists with flanges less than 1 5/16" thick in hangers that are 14 gauge and thinner.
HGLS saddle hanger allowable loads are for each stirrup. Joist fasteners listed are for one side only. Fasteners are provided for both sides of the saddle.