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Simpson Strong-Tie® Product Nomenclature Guide

This guide is designed to define and explain acronyms commonly associated with Simpson Strong-Tie products. Product names are listed alphabetically and include terms no longer in use, which are grayed out. Please reference this guide as necessary to help specify or use Simpson Strong-Tie products.

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Prefixes

S/
Connectors that are designed for Cold-Formed Steel

Suffixes

-HDG
Hot Dipped Galvanized
-KT
Sold as a KiT
-R
Retail Pack
xxxxxZ
Z designation at the end product would indicate the product is a ZMAX® product, G185 zinc coating
xxxxxSS
SS designation at the end of product would indicate the product is stainless steel

A

A
Angle
AB
Adjustable Post Base
ABA
Adjustable Post Base (Revised Design A)
ABE
Adjustable Post Base Economy
ABL
Anchor Bolt Locator
ABS
Anchor Bolt Stabilizer
ABU
Adjustable Post Base with Uplift (Higher Uplift Capacity)
ABW
Adjustable Post Base with Wind (Uplift)
AC
Adjustable Post Cap
ACE
Adjustable Post Cap-End
AD
Drill Bit Shank Adaptor
ADT
Adhesive Dispensing Tools
ADTAP
Acrylic Dispensing Tool for 30 oz. SBS cartridge, Revision A (Pneumatic)
ADTS
Acrylic Dispensing Tool Steel Body
AHEP
Adjustable Hip End Purlin
AM
AnchorMate® Anchor Bolt Holder
AMN
Acrylic Mixing Nozzle
AP
Attachment Plate
APG
Architectural Products Group
APS
Aluminum Post Standoff
ARC
Adhesive Retaining Cap for use with Epoxy Adhesive
ARC-A
Adhesive Retaining Cap for use with Acrylic Adhesive
AST
Adhesive Shear Tube
AT
Acrylic-Tie Anchoring Adhesive
AT-XP®
AT EXtreme Performance Anchoring Adhesive
ATR
All-Thread Rod
ATS
Anchor Tie Down Systems
ATS
Acrylic-Tie Screen Stainless Steel
ATSP
Acrylic-Tie Screen Plastic
ATUD
Aluminum Take-Up Device

B

B
Beam or Bent Hanger
BA
Beam or Bent Hangers that are fully Automated
BC
Post Base/Cap combination
BCS
Post Base/Cap combination with double Shear (Slant) nailing
BD
Beam or Bent Hanger Doubled for the saddle condition
BBMD
Blue Banger Hanger® Metal Deck
BBRD
Blue Banger Hanger Roof Deck
BBWF
Blue Banger Hanger Wood Form
BP
Bearing Plate
BPPC
Bearing Plate, Black Powder Coated
BPS
Bearing Plate Slotted
BPSKT
Bearing Plate with SDS Screws-KiT
BT
Brick Tie
BTB
Brick Ties in Bulk (full carton lot, only)
BTBSS
Brick Ties in Bulk Stainless Steel
BT-R
Brick Ties in Retail packs

C

CAS
Corner Angle
C54
Coupler Reducer (5/8" to 4/8" (½") ATS component
CB
Column Base
CB3BLG
Cement Board Screw Large Head Galvanized
CB3BLGHL
Cement Board Screw Large Head Galvanized with High/Low threads
CBSDQ
Cement Board Self Drilling Quik-Guard Coated Screw
CBMX
Center Bore Max
CBPC
Column Base, Black Powder Coated (Classic Collection)
CBQ
Column Base Quick-install
CBS
Column Base with Standoff
CBSQ
Column Base with Standoff, Quick-install (uses SDS screws)
CBSP
Center Bone Spline
CC
Column Cap
CCO
Column Cap Only (no straps)
CCC
Cross Column Cap
CCCOQ
Cross Column Cap Only Quick
CCCQ
Cross Column Cap, Quick-install (uses SDS screws)
CCOB
Column Cap Only Back to back (2COO’s wedled together)
CCOQ
Column Cap Only, Quick-install
CCOS
Column Cap Only Screws
CCOT
Column Cap “T” configuration Only (no straps)
CCPC
Column Cap, Black Powder Coated
CCQ
Column Cap, Quick install (uses SDS screws)
CCQM
Column Cap, Quick install Masonry (uses SDS screws)
CCT
Column Cap “T” configuration
CCTOQ
Column Cap “T” configuration Only no straps Quick install
CCTQ
Column Cap “T” configuration Quick-install
CCTQM
Column Cap “T” configuration Quick-install Masonry
CD_M
Crimp Drive Mushroom Head
CD_RC
Crimp Drive Rod Coupler
CD_T
Crimp Drive Tie Wire
CD_D
Crimp Drive Duplex Head
CDBE
Center Drill Bit – Ejector Key
CDTS
Single Cartridge Dispensing Tool Steel Body
CF
Concrete Form Bracket (also, small shelf bracket)
CF-R
Concrete Form Bracket Retail Packaging
CHC
Component Hoist Clip
CHMXF
Chisels Max Flat
CHSPF
Chisels Spline Flat
CHHF
Chisel Hex Flat
CHMXBT
Chisel Max Bushing Tool
CHSPBT
Chisel Spline Bushing Tool
CHHBT
Chisel Head Bushing Tool
CHMXRD
Chisel Max Rod Drive
CHSPRD
Chisel Spline Rod Drive
CHPLSC
Chisel PLus Scraper
CHMXSCP
Chisel Max Scraper
CHSPSCP
Chisel Spline Scraper
CHMXSC
Chisel Max Scaler
CHSPSCP
Chisel Spline Scaler
CHHSC
Chisel Hex Scaler
CIP
Crack Injection Paste-Over (Rigid)
CIP-F
Flexible Crack Injection Paste Over (Flexible)
CJT
Concealed Joist Tie
CJT-S/L
Concealed Joist Tie with Short or Long Pins
CMST
Coiled Medium Strap Tie
CMSTC
Coiled Medium Strap Tie with Coined edges
CNW
Coupler Nut (with Witness hole)
CPAI
Concrete Purlin Anchor for I-joist
CPFH
Crack-Pac® Flex-H2 O™ Crack Sealer
CPFHKT
Crack-Pac Flex H2 O Crack Sealer Kit
CPS
Crack-Pac Flex H2 O Crack Sealer Kit
CPTZ
Concealed Post Tie in ZMAX® CS Coiled Strap
CSC
Ceiling Support Clip
CSD
Countersunk Split Drive
CWB
Compression Wall Bracing

D

DBC
Drywall Bridging Connector
DETAL
Dual Embedded Truss Anchor
DHPD
Decking Hardwood Paddle Drill Point Screw
DHU
Drywall Heavy U-shaped Hanger
DHUTF
Drywall Heavy U-shaped Hanger, Top- Flange
DIA
Drop-In Anchor
DIAC
Drop-In Anchor Coiled Thread
DIAST
Drop-In Anchor Setting Tool
DJTZ
Deck Joist Tie in ZMAX®
DMSA
Double Machine Screw Anchor
DPC
Decorative Post Cap
DPPC
Decorative Plastic Post Cap
DPTZ
Deck Post Tie in ZMAX®
DRT
Deck Rail Tie
DS
Drywall Stop
DSCR/L-SDS
Drag Strut Connector Right OR Left with Strong-Drive® Screws
DSD
Duplex Head Split Drive
DSP
Double Stud Plate Connector
DTC
Double (slotted) Truss Clip
DTH
Decking Trim Head Screw
DTT2Z
Deck Tension Tie roughly 2000 lbs. capacity in ZMAX®
DU
Drywall U-shaped Hanger
DWC
DryWall Coarse Thread Screw
DWF
DryWall Fine Thread Screw
DWFSD
DryWall Fine Thread Self-Drilling Screw
DWHL
DryWall Screw with High/Low Threads

E

ECC
End Column Cap
ECCL
End Column Cap (“L” shaped)
ECCQ
End Column Cap
ECCU
End Column Cap with Uplift
ECCLL
End Column Cap (“L” shaped with side bucket on Left side)
ECCLOQ
End Column Cap “L” legs Omitted Quick-install
ECCLQ
End Column Cap “L” shaped Quick-install (uses SDS screws)
ECCLQM
End Column Cap “L” shaped Quick-install Masonry
ECCLR
End Column Cap (“L” shaped with side bucket on Right side)
ECCO
End Column Cap Legs Omitted
ECCOQ
End Column Cap Legs Omitted Quick-install (uses SDS screws)
EDOT™
General Purpose Epoxy Anchoring Adhesive for Dept Of Transportation projects
EDTAP
Epoxy Dispensing Tool for SBS cartridge, Revision A (Pneumatic)
EDTS
Epoxy Dispensing Tool Steel Body
EG
End Glulam Hanger
EGQ
End Glulam Hanger, Quick install (uses SDS screws)
EGP
End Glulam Hanger sized for Parallam® Beams
EIF
Epoxy Injection Fitting
EIP
Epoxy Injection Port
EIPX
Epoxy Injection Port EXtended
EMN
Epoxy Mixing Nozzle
EMNi
Epoxy Mixing Nozzle with Integrated Nut
EMNO
Epoxy Mixing Nozzle Opti-Mix®
EPB
Elevated Post Base
EPB44A
Elevated Post Base-Automatic (formed on automatic press)
EPB44PHDG
Elevated Post Base (with Threaded Rod) Pier Block, Hot Dip Galvanized
EPB44T
Elevated Post Base (with Threaded Rod for adjustability)
EPC
End Post Cap
EPSZ
Embedded Post Strap in ZMAX®
ESA
Expansion Screw Anchor
ETB®
Epoxy-Tie Hole Cleaning Brush
ETI-GV
Epoxy-Tie Injection Formula- Gel Viscosity
ET-HP
Epoxy-Tie High Performance Anchoring Adhesive
ETI-LV
Epoxy-Tie Injection Formula Low Viscosity
ETI-PAC
Epoxy-Tie Crack-Pac Injection Formula
ETIPACKT
Epoxy-Tie Crack-Pac Injection Formula Kit
ETR
Epoxy -Tie Repair Paste
ETS
Epoxy-Tie Screen Carbon Steel
ETI-SLV
Epoxy-Tie Injection Formula - Super Low Viscosity
ETSP
Epoxy-Tie Screen Plastic
EZAC
Easy-Set Pin Drive Anchor Combined Nut and Washer
E-Z-Click
Crack Repair Injection System
E-Z Base™
E-Z Retrofit Post Base
E-Z Mender™
E-Z Mender Plate Pair
E-Z Spike™
E-Z Spike Post Base

F

F
Formed Hanger
FA
Foundation Anchor
FAP
Foundation Anchor Plate (flat plate)
FB
Fence Bracket
FBR
Fence Bracket Rough
FC
Framing Clip
FGTR
Face Mount Girder Tiedown Retrofit
FGTRHL
Face Mount Girder Tiedown Retrofit Heavy Left 45º
FGTRHR
Face Mount Girder Tiedown Retrofit Heavy Right 45º
FHA
Federal Housing Administration Strap
FHSD
Flat Head Self Drilling Screw
FJA
Foundation Joist Anchor
FPBB
Fence Post Base, Base (marketed as E-Z Base™ Post Base)
FPBM
Fence Post Base, Mender Plate (marketed as E-Z Mender™ Plate Pair)
FPBS
Fence Post Base, Spike (marketed as E-Z Spike™ Post Base)
FPHSD
Flat Pan Head Self Drilling Screw
FSA
Foundation Stud Anchor
FSC
Floor Span Connector
FSS
Furring Stabilizer Strap
FTA
Floor Tie Anchor
FWAZ
Foundation Wall Angle in ZMAX®
FWANZ
Foundation Wall Angle Nail in ZMAX®
FW H/L
Four Way connector, Heavy/Light

G

GA
Gusset Angle
GAC
Gas Driven Angle Clip
GB
Glulam Beam Hanger
GBC
Gable Brace Connector
GCC
Gas Driven Conduit Clip
GCL
Gas Driven Coduit Clamp
GCN
Gas Actuated Concrete Nailer Tool
GDP-MEP
Gas Driven Concrete Pins for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Applications
GDP
Gas Driven Concrete Pins
GDPS
Gas Driven Concrete Pins Step Shank
GDPSK
Gas Driven Concrete Pins Spiral Knurl
GFC
Gas Fuel Cell
GH
Girder Hanger
GLB
GluLam Beam Seat
GLBT
GluLam Beam Seat (made from structural T)
GLS
GluLam Saddle Hanger
GLST
GluLam Saddle Hanger with Seismic Tie
GLT
GluLam Timber Hanger (uses N54A nails)
GLTV
GluLam Timber Hanger for Veneer Lumber (for SCL), (uses common nails)
GMR
Gas Magnetic Ring
GRH
Gas Driven Rod Hanger
GTH
Gas Driven Threaded Stud
GTS
Gas Driven Tie Strap
GW
Gas Driven Washer Pin
GWL
Gas Washer Lathing

H

H
Hurricane/Seismic Tie
H... A
Hurricane/Seismic Tie, (Revised Design A)
HB
Heavy Beam or Bent Hanger
HCA
Hinge Connector (Revised Design A)
HCP
Hip Corner Plate
HCST
Hinge Connector with Seismic Tab (only the strap)
HCSTR
Hinge Connector with Seismic Tab (only the strap) Retrofit
HD
HolDown
HDA
HolDown Automatic (self-jigging, sets height of stud bolts)
HDB
HoldDown Bolted
HDC
HoldDown, Concentric
HDQ
HoldDown, Quick-install (uses SDS screws)
HDU
HoldDown U-Shaped
HELI
Heli-Tie™ HELIcal Wall Tie
HETA
Heavy Embedded Truss Anchor
HETAL
Heavy Embedded Truss Anchor (for Lateral loads)
HFA
Heavy Foundation Anchor
HFN
High Capacity Formed New Hanger
HG
Hex Screw Galvanized
HGA
Hurricane Gusset Angle
HGAM
Hurricane Gusset Angle for Masonry
HGAMKT
Hurricane Gusset Angle for Masonry KiT
HGB
Heavy Glulam Beam Hanger
HGLB
Heavy GluLam Beam Seat
HGLS
Heavy GluLam Saddle Hanger
HGLT
Heavy GluLam Timber Hanger
HGLTV
Heavy Glu Laminated Timber Hanger for Veneer Lumber (for SCL)
HGT
Heavy Girder Tiedown
HGU
Heavy Girder U-shaped Hanger
HGUM
Heavy Girder U-shaped Concrete Masonry Hanger
HGUQ
Heavy Girder U-shaped Hanger, Quick install (uses SDS screws)
HGUS
Heavy Girder U-shaped Hanger with Double Shear/Slant Nailing
HH
Header Hanger
HHB
Heavy Heavy Beam or Bent Hanger
HHDQ
Heavy HoldDown Quick-Install (uses SDS ¼" x 2½" screws)
HHETA
Heavy Heavy Embedded Truss Anchor
HHGU
Heavy Heavy Girder U-shaped Hanger
HHRC
Heavy Hip Ridge Connector
HHSUQ
Heavy Heavy Severe Skew Truss U-shaped hanger Quick-install (uses SDS screws)
HHUS
Heavy Heavy U-shaped Hanger with Double Shear/Slant nailing
HIT
Heavy I-joist Top-Flange Hanger
HJ
Hex Screw JS-500 coating
HL
Heavy L-shaped Angle
HLG
Heavy L-shaped Gusset Angle
HLPC
Heavy L-shaped, Black Powder Coated Strap Tie
HM
Hurricane/Seismic Tie for Masonry
HPA
Heavy Purlin Anchor
HPAT
Heavy Purlin Anchor
HPAHD
Heavy Purlin Anchor Hol Down
HRC
Hip Ridge Connector
HRS
Heavy Retail Strap
HRSZ
Heavy Retail Strap in ZMAX®
HS
Hurricane Tie w/ Double Shear/Slant Nailing
HSA
Heavy Strap Anchor
HSCNW
High Strength Coupler Nut with Witness Hole
HSS
Heavy Stud Shoe
HSSKT
Heavy Stud Shoe 4-Pack Kit
HST
Heavy Strap Tie
HSTPC
Heavy Strap Tie, Black Powder Coated
HSUR/L
Heavy Skewed U-shaped Hanger, Right or Left Skew
HT
Heavy T Shape Strap Tie
HTC
Heavy Truss Clip
HTHGQ
Heavy Truss Hanger Girder Quick (uses SDS screws)
HTHMQ
Heavy Truss Hanger Multiple Seats Quick (uses SDS screws)
HTPC
Heavy T shape, Black Powder Coated Strap Tie
HTPZ
Heavy Tie Plate in ZMAX®
HTS
Heavy Twist Strap
HTSM
Heavy Twist Strap for Masonry
HTSQ
Heavy Twist Strap Quik
HTT
Heavy Tension Tie
HTU
Heavy Truss U-shaped Hanger
HU
Heavy U-shaped Hanger
HUC
Heavy U-shaped Hanger w/ Concealed Flanges
HUCQ
Heavy U-shaped Hanger w/ Concealed Flanges, Quick-install
HUITF
Heavy U-shaped I-Joist Top Flange Hanger
HUS
Heavy U-shaped Hanger with Double Shear/ Slant Nailing
HUSC
Heavy U-shaped Hanger with Double Shear/Slant Nailing with Concealed flanges
HUSTF
Heavy U-shaped Hanger w/ Double Shear Nailing, Top Flange
HUTF
Heavy U-shaped Hanger, Top Flange
HW
Heavy Welded Top Flange Hanger
HWI
Heavy Welded I-Joist Top Flange Hanger
HWU
Heavy Welded Top Flange Hanger (with additional Uplift capacity)

I

ICFLC
Insulated Concrete Form Ledger Connector
ICFLCW
Insulated Concrete Form Ledger Connector for 2x Wood Ledger
ICFLCCW
Insulated Concrete Form Ledger Connector for 1¾" Composite Wood Ledger
ICF-D3
Insulated Concrete Form - D3 Drill Point Type Screws for ICF Connectors
ICFVL
Insulated Concrete Form Vertical and Lateral Performance Connector ICFVLW Insulated Concrete Form Vertical and Lateral Wood Connector
ICFVLCW
Insulated Concrete Form Vertical and Lateral Composite Wood Connector
IS
Insulation Support
ITS
I-joist Top Flange Hanger with Snap-in Bottom-Flange
ITT
I-joist Top Flange Hanger with Bend Tab
ITTM
I-joist Top Flange Hanger with Bend Tab for Masonry
IUS
I-joist U-shaped Hanger with Snap-in Bottom Chord Joist Feature
IUT
I-joist U-shaped Hangers with Bend Tab
IXP™
Torque-Controlled Adhesive Anchor Insert used with SET-XP®

J

J/JP
Jack/Jack Pier
JB
Junior Bent Hanger
JG
Jamb Guard

K

KBSZ
KneeBrace Stabilizer Zmax

L

L
"L" shaped Angle or Strap
LAL
Ledger Attachment
LB
Light Bent Hanger
LBP
Light Bearing Plate
LBPS
Light Bearing Plate with Slotted hole
LBV
Light Bent Hanger for Veneer Lumber
LCB
Light Column Base
LCC
Lally Column Cap
LCE
Light Post Cap for End Condition
LEG
Light End Glulam Hanger
LEGPC
Light End Glulam Hanger, Black Powder Coated (Classic Collection)
LFTA
Light Floor Tie Anchor
LGT
Light Girder TieDown
LGU
Light Girder U-shaped Hanger
LGUM
Light Girder U-shaped Concrete Masonry Hanger
LMAZ
Light Mudsill Anchor in ZMAX®
LPCZ
Light Post Cap in ZMAX®
LRU
Light Rafter U-shaped Hanger
LS
"L" angle Skewable
LSES
Lag Screw Expansion Shield
LSSU
Light Slope-able and Skew-able U-shaped Hanger
LSSUI
Light Slope-able and Skew-able U-shaped Hanger for I-joist
LSTA
Light Strap Tie (Revision A)
LSTHD
Light Strap Tie HolDown
LSTHDRJ
Light Strap Tie HolDown for Rim Joist application
LSTI
Light Strap Tie for I-joist
LSU
Light Slope-able and Skew-able U-shaped Hanger
LTA
Lateral Truss Anchor
LTB
Light Tension Bridging
LTHJ/A
Light Truss Hip Jack Connector (Revision A)
LTHJ R/L
Light Truss Hip Jack Hanger with hip Truss skewed 45° R or L
LTHMA
Light Truss Hanger for Multiple Trusses (Revision A)
LTP
Lateral Tie Plate
LTS
Light Twist Strap
LTT
Light Tension Tie
LTTI
Light Tension Tie designed for Wood I-chord
LU
Light Capacity U-shaped Hanger
LUC
Light Capacity U-shaped Hanger Concealed Flange
LUCZ
Light Capacity U-shaped Hanger Concealed Flange in ZMAX®
LUP
Light Capacity U-shaped Hanger P
LUS
Light Capacity U-shaped Hanger with Double Shear/Slant nailing

M

MA
Mudsill Anchor
MAB
Mudsill Anchor (originally, for Concrete Block)
MAS
Mudsill Anchor, Single side (wrapped around 1 side of plate)
MASA
Mudsill Anchor, Single side (Revision A)
MASAP
Mudsill Anchor, Single side (Revision A) for Panel Forms
MASB
Mudsill Anchor, Single side for Block
MASP
Mudsill Anchor, Single side for Panelized forms
MBHA
Masonry Beam Hanger, Automatic
MBHU
Masonry Beam Hanger U-shaped
MC
Metal Cutter Straight
MCP
Metal Cutter Plate
MCR
Metal Cutter Rebar
MCS
Metal Cutter Spline
MCSDM
Metal Cutter SDS Max
MCSDP
Metal Cutter SDS Plus
MDA
Shank Masonry Drill Bits "A" Taper
MDB
Masonry Drill Bit
MDMX
SDS Masonry Drill Bit Max
MDPL
Masonry Drill PLus
MDSP
Masonry Drill Spline
MEG
Medium End Glulam Hanger
MEGPC
Medium End Glulam Hanger, Black Powder Coated (Classic Collection)
META
Medium Embedded Truss Anchor
MFAB
Moment Frame Anchor Bolt
MFEXT
Moment Frame Extension
MFSL
Moment Frame Shear Lug
MFTPL
Moment Frame Template
MGT
Medium Girder Tie-down
MGU
Medium Girder U-shaped Hanger
MIT
Medium I-joist Top Flange Hanger
MIU
Medium I-joist U-shaped Hanger
MKP
MonKey Paw
ML
Medium L angle
MLZ
Medium L Angle in ZMAX®
MMLU
Manufactured/Modular (gun nail-able) Light U-shaped Hanger
MP
Mending Plate
MPAI
Masonry Purlin Anchor for I-joist
MSC
Multiple Seat Connector
MSCPT
Multiple Seat Connector for Plated Truss
MSD
Mushroon Head Split Drive
MST
Medium Strap Tie
MSTA
Medium Strap Tie (Revision A)
MSTAM
Medium Strap Tie (Revision A), for Masonry
MSTC
Medium Strap Tie with Countersunk nail slots
MSTC...B3
Medium Strap Tie with Countersunk nail slots, pre-Bent 3 inches at end
MSTCM
Medium Strap Tie with Countersunk nail slots, for Masonry use
MSTD
Marriage Strap Tie for Diaphragms
MSTI
Medium Strap Tie for Wood I-joists
MSUBH
Medium Duty Structural U-Channel Bridging (Hard-Side Attachment)
MTH
Modified Trim Head Screw
MTHM
Medium Truss Hanger for Multiple Members
MTS
Medium Twist Strap
MTSC
Medium Twist Strap with the twist in the Center of the Strap
MTSM
Medium Twist Strap for Masonry
MTT
Medium Tension Tie
MUS
Medium Load Capacity U-shaped Hanger with Double Shear/Slant Nailing

N

N
Nail
N
Nailon (Nylon) Pin Drive Anchors
NCA
Nail-less Compression Bridging (Revision A), (no nails required)
NS
Nail Stop
NSP
Nail Stop with Prongs

O

O
Ornamental Powder Coated Finish
OCB
Ornamental Column Base (Rustic Collection)
OCC
Ornamental Column Cap (Rustic Collection)
OECC
Ornamental End Column Cap
OHA
Ornamental-Heavy, Angle (Rustic Collection)
OHL
Ornamental-Heavy "L" Shaped Flat Strap (Rustic Collection)
OHS
Ornamental-Heavy flat Strap Tie (Rustic Collection)
OHT
Ornamental-Heavy "T" Shaped Flat Strap (Rustic Collection)
OHU…SDS3
Ornamental-Heavy, U-shaped hanger Uses 3" Strong-Drive® Screws
OL
Ornamental "L" shaped Flat Strap (Rustic Collection)
OMF
Ordinary Moment Frame
OS
Ornamental Flat Strap Tie (Rustic Collection)
OT
Ornamental "T" Shaped Flat Strap (Rustic Collection)
OU
Ornamental U-shaped Joist/Beam Hanger (Rustic Collection)

P

P
Powder Load Strips
P..LRSC
Powder Load Strips Long Regular Straight Case
P..SL
Powder Load Strips Strip Loads
P..LVL
Powder Load Strips Low Velocity Long
PA
Purlin Anchor
PAB
Pre-Assembled Anchor Bolt
PAHD
Purlin Anchor HolDown
PAI
Purlin Anchor for I-joist
PAT
Purlin Anchor Twist Strap
PATM
Purlin Anchor with Twist (for Masonry block)
PB
Post Base
PBS
Post Base with Standoff
PBV
Post Base (for Viga post)
PBXDP
Powder BX Cable Strap
PC
PanCake Head
PCC
Powder Conduit Clip
PCSD
PanCake Head Self Drilling screw
PCT
Purlin Cross Tie
PCULP
PanCake head Ultra Low Profile Screw
PCLDPA
Powder Clip Drive Pin "A"
PDPA-MG
Powder Drive Pin "A" Mechanically Galvanized
PDPAS
Powder Drive Pin "A" Strip
PDPAT
Powder Drive Pin "A" Tophat
PDPAW
Powder Drive Pin "A" Washer
PDPAW-MG
Powder Drive Pin "A" Washer Mechanically Galvanized
PDPAWL
Powder Drive Pin "A" Washer Long
PDPAWL-MG
Powder Drive Pin "A" Washer Long Mechanically Galvanized
PDPSS
Powder Drive Pin Stainless Steel
PDPWLMG
Powder Drive Pin Washers Long Mechanically Galvanized
PECLDPA
Powder Clip Drive Pin "A"
PET
Pole Extension Tool for PAT
PF
Post Frame Top Flange Hanger
PFA
Post Frame Hanger
PFD
Post Frame Double Hanger
PGT
Pipe Grip Tie
PGTIC
Pipe Grip Tie for an Interior Corner
PHBC
Powder Highway Basket Clip
PHD
Powder Hammer Drive
PHD
Pre-Deflected HolDown
PHD-SDS
Pre-Deflected HolDown w/ Strong-Drive® Screws
PHK
Powder Headed Pin
PHN
Powder Hilti Nail
PHNT
Powder Hilti Nail Tophat
PHNW
Powder Hilti Nail Washer
PHSD
Pan Head Self Drilling screw
PHSS
Pilot Head Sharp Point Screw
PINW
Powder Insulation Nail Washer
PINWP
Powder Insulation Nail Washer Plastic
PKP
Concrete Forming Pin
PPBZ
Porch Post Base in ZMAX®
PPSD
Pilot Point Self Drilling screw
PS
Piling Strap
PSLV
Powder Stud Low Velocity
PSP
Piloted Setting Punch
PSPC
Piling Strap, Black Powder Coated (Classic Collection)
PSCA
Panel Sheathing Clip (Revison A)
PSCL
Panel Sheathing Clip-Lighter gauge
PSPN
Protective Shield Plate Nail Stop
PSPNZ
Protective Shield Plate Nail Stop in ZMAX®
PSRR
Punching-Shear Resistor Rails
PT
Powder Actuated Tool
PT...H
Hammer Activated Powder Actuated Tool
PT...P
Powder Tool Premium
PTP…L
Powder Tool Premium Long
PTP…LMAGR
Powder Tool Premium Long MAGazine Rotational
PTP…S
Powder Tool Premium Short
PTP…SMAGR
Powder Tool Premium Short MAGazine Rotational
PTRH
Powder Threaded Rod Hanger

R

RBC
Roof Boundary Clip
RC
Ripper Clip
RCWB
Rolled Coiled Wall Bracing
RFB
RetroFit Bolt
RP
Retrofit Plate
RPS
Reinforced Plate Strap
RR
Ridge Rafter
RTA
Rigid Tie Angle
RTB
Rigid Tie Bracket
RTC
Rigid Tie Connector
RTCH
Rigid Tie Connector (Hidden)
RTF
Rigid Tie Flat
RTFZ
Rigid Tie Flat in ZMAX®
RTT
Rigid Tie Tee
RTU
Rigid Tie in a U shape
RSP
Reversible Stud Plate connector

S

S/B
Bent Hanger (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/DSC
Drag Strut Connector (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/DTT
Deck Tension Tie (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/GTC
Girder Truss Connector (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/H
Hurricane/Seismic Tie (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/HD
HoldDown (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/HDB
HoldDownBolted (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/HDS
HoldDownScrews (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/HDU
HoldDown U-Shaped (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/HPAHD
Heavy Purlin Anchor HoldDown (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/HTC
Heavy Truss Clip (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/HJCT
Heavy Steel Joist Hanger for C-Channels with Locator Tab (to align joist with header) for 8" to 14" Joists (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/JCT
Steel Joist Hanger for C-Channels with Locator Tab (to align joist with header) for 8" to 14" Joists (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/LBV
Light Bent Hanger for Veneer Lumber (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/LS
Light Duty Skewable Angle (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/LTT
Light Duty Tension Tie (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/MST
Medium Duty Strap Tie (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/PAHD
Purlin Anchor HolDown (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/PSPN
Protective Shield Plate Nail Stop (Cold-Formed Steel)
S/TSR
Truss Spacer Restraint (Cold-Formed Steel)
SA
Strap Anchor
SB
Sweep Bolt
SBS
Shelf Bracket for Exposed Studs
SBV
Shelf Bracket Vertical
SBW
Strong Brace Wall
SD
StrongDrive® Screw (#8, #9, #10 Diameter Screws)
SDS
StrongDrive Screw (¼" Diameter Screw)
SDS-HDG
StrongDrive Screw – HotDipped Galvanized
SDW
StrongDrive Structural Wood Screw
SDWC
StrongDrive Structural Wood Screw, Cap Head
SDWF
StrongDrive Structural Wood Screw, Floor to Floor
SDWH
StrongDrive Structural Wood Screw, Hex head
SDWS
StrongDrive Structural Wood Star Drive
SET
Second Generation Epoxy Adhesive
SET-XP®
SET EXtreme Performance Anchoring Adhesive
SL
Sleeve Anchor
SM
StrapMate® Strap Holder
SP
Stud Plate Tie
SPH
Stud Plate Tie, Heavy
SRS
StrongRod™ Systems
SS
Stud Shoe
SS3DSC
Stainless Steel Decking Screw with Coarse Threads
SSDTH
Stainless Steel Decking Screw Trim Head
SSH
Stainless Steel 1/4 Hex-drive Screw
SSP
Single Stud Plate Connector
SSTB®
Simpson StrongTie Anchor Bolt
SSW
Steel StrongWall®
SSWAB
Steel StrongWall Anchor Bolt
SSWBP
Steel StrongWall Bearing Plate KiT
SSWHSR
Steel StrongWall High Strength Rod Kit
SSWT
Steel StrongWall Template
SSWSCB
Stainless Steel Wood Screw Coarse Thread Type-17 Point
SSX
Stainless Steel 5/16 HeX-drive Screw
ST
StrapTie
STB2
StrongBolt® Wedge Anchor 2nd Generation
STC
Single Truss Clip
STCT
Single Truss Clip Tall
STHD
Strap Tie HolDown
SUBH
Structural U-Channel Bridging-Hard-Side Attachment
SUR or SUL
Skewed U-shaped Hanger (Right or Left) 45º
SW
Strong-Wall®
SWAB
Strong-Wall Anchor Bolt
SWN
Sure Wall Anchor Nylon
SWT
Strong-Wall Concrete Template
SWRF
Strong-Wall Raised Floor
SWSB
Strong-Wall Shear Brace
SWTI
Strong-Wall Template for Interior Applications
SWTPF
Strong-Wall Template for Panel Form Applications
SWZ
Sure Wall Anchor Zinc
SWZT
Sure Wall Anchor Zinc Toggle

T

T
T-shaped Strap
TA
Staircase Tread Angle
TAZ
Staircase Tread Angle in ZMAX®
MSUBH
Medium Structural U-Channel Bridging-Hard-Side Attachment
TB
Tension Bridging
TBD
Truss Brace for Diagonal Bracing
TBE
Truss Bearing Enhancer
TBEZ
Truss Bearing Enhancer
TC
Truss Connector
TCA
Torque Cut® Anchor
THA
Truss Hanger Adjustable (height)
THAC
Truss Hanger Adjustable with Concealed Flanges
THAI
Truss Hanger Adjustable sized for I-joist
THAR/L
Truss Hanger Adjustable Skewed 45º Right or Left
THAS L/R
Truss Hanger Adjustable Skewed 46º to 84 Left or Right
THD
Titen® Heavy Duty Screw Anchor
THDB
Titen Heavy Duty Screw Anchor 2nd Revision
THD-MINI
Small Titen Heavy Duty Screw Anchor
THD RC
Titen Heavy Duty Screw Anchor Rod Coupler
THD RH
Titen Heavy Duty Screw Anchor Rod Hanger
THGB
Truss Hanger for Girders (Revision B)
THGBH
Truss Hanger for Girders, (Revision B), Heavier Load
THGBW
Truss Hanger for Girders, (Revision B), Wraparound Design
THGQ
Truss Hanger for Girders Quick to Install (uses SDS ¼" x 3"screws)
THGQH
Truss Hanger for Girders Quick to Install (uses SDS ¼" x 3"screws) Heavy
THGW
Truss Hanger for Girders Wraparound
THJA
Truss Hip Jack Connector (Revision A)
THJM
Truss Hip Jack, Multiple Seats
THJU
Truss Hip Jack connector with 45 degree Hip Skew
TITEN®
Masonry Screws see THD and TTN
TJC
Jack Truss Connector
TP
Tie Plate
TPA
Tie Plate, flanged for Added support
TS
Twist Strap
TSB
Truss Spacer and Brace
TSBR
Truss Spacer Bracer Restraint
TSF
Truss Spacer, Fast to Install
TSP
Tie Stud Plate
TSS
Truss Seat Snap-In
TTN
Titen Concrete Screw
TTNSS
Titen Concrete Screw Stainless Steel
TTNT
Titen Screw Installation Tool
TUD
Simpson Strong-Tie Take-Up Device
TWB
T-shaped Wall Bracing
TWD
Tie Wire Anchor

U

U
U-shaped Hanger
UFP
Universal Foundation Plate

V

VB
V-shaped Knee Brace
VGC
Vinylester Glass Capsule Adhesive
VPA
Variable Pitch Connector (Revision A)
VTC
Valley Truss Clip
VTCR
Valley Truss Clip Retrofitable

W

W
Welded Hanger
WA
Wedge-All® Anchor
WB
Wall Bracing
WBC
Wall Bracing in a Coiled Roll
WI
Welded Hanger I-Joist
WM
Welded Masonry Hanger
WMI
Welded Masonry I-Joist Hanger
WMU
Welded Masonry Hanger with additional Uplift
WNP
Welded New Purlin Hanger
WNPU
Welded New Purlin Hanger with additional Uplift
WP
Welded Purlin Hanger
WPI
Welded Purlin Hanger I-Joist
WPU
Welded Purlin Hanger with additional Uplift
WRC
Wire Rebar Chair
WSC
Wood Screw Coarse Thread
WSCD
Wood Screw Coarse Thread, Dade County Approved Roofing Screw
WSCT
Wood Screw Coarse Thread Tile Roofing Screw
WSCLT
Wood Screw Coarse Fully Threaded Screw(Long Threads)
WSFLRV
Wood Screw Fine Fully Threaded Screw (Long Threads) RV Applications
WSHL
Wood Screw High/Low Thread
WSNTL
Wood Screw with Nibs and Twin Lead Thread
WT
Wedge Form Tie

X

X
X designation after a product refers to a special, the modification must be specified (e.g. HU26X, HU hanger modified)
XJ
5/16 HeX Screw with JS500 Coating

Z

Z
Z Clip
ZMAX®
SST designation referring to 1.85 ounces of zinc per sq. ft. of surface area.
ZN
Zinc Nailon Anchors

RPS Nomenclature

FX-Xxx AA
First Digit: Type of Product

1
Specialty product
2
Cementitious-based materia
3
Admixture
4
Coating
5
Elastomeric (joint sealant or membrane)
6
Specialty grout (like a kit)
7
Epoxy
8 & 9
Rapid setting product

FX-xXx AA
Second Digit: Temperature Related

4
Designed for use in temperatures of 40°F and below
5
Designed for Applications at temperature of 50–80°F
6
Designed for Applications at temperature of 50–80°F
7
Designed for Applications at temperature of 50–80°F
9
Designed for Applications at temperatures above 80°F

FX-xxX AA
Third Digit: Viscosity

1
Low viscosity (injection grade)
2
Medium viscosity (easily workable)
3
Thixotropic (trowel-grade gel)
4
Highly thixotropic

FX-XXX AA
Sufflixes

CR
Chemically Resistant
DP
Dry Pack
EE
Electrical Encapsulation
G
Galvanized
HM
High Modulus
HT
High Temperature
LP
Long Pot Life
M
Metal