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Top-Flange Joist Hangers

Strong Frame Moment Frame

Simpson Strong Tie offers several top flange hanger options for attaching joists to the Strong Frame moment frame.

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ITS
U.S. Patents 6,523,321 and 6,250,827

ITS — The ITS installs faster and uses fewer nails than any other EWP top‑flange hanger. The Strong‑Grip™ seat enables standard joist installation without joist nails resulting in the lowest installed cost.

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BA
U.S. Patent 7,334,372
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BA Installed on a Strong Frame Beam with Preinstalled Nailers Using Minimum Nailing

BA — A cost‑effective hanger targeted at high-capacity I‑joists and common structural composite lumber applications. A min./max. joist nail option creates added versatility. The unique two-level embossment provides added stiffness to the top flange.

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HIT Installation on a Strong Frame Beam with Preinstalled Nailers

ITS — The ITS installs faster and uses fewer nails than any other EWP top‑flange hanger. The Strong‑Grip™ seat enables standard joist installation without joist nails resulting in the lowest installed cost.

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LBV
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HB
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LBV features Positive Angle Nailing, no web stiffeners are required

BA — A cost‑effective hanger targeted at high-capacity I‑joists and common structural composite lumber applications. A min./max. joist nail option creates added versatility. The unique two-level embossment provides added stiffness to the top flange.

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W, WP, WPU, HW, HWU, HWP and HWPH — This series of purlin hangers offer the greatest design flexibility and versatility.

See the Simpson Strong‑Tie® Wood Construction Connectors catalog for complete information and General Notes for these joist hangers. For allowable loads, see technical bulletin T-C-NAILUPLFT16.