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CPS/PBV Standoff Bases

CPS/PBV

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The CPS is a composite plastic standoff base designed for use with hollow or solid wood columns, both indoors and outdoors. The line includes bases for 4x4, 4x6, 5x5, 6x6, 8x8,10x10 and 12x12 columns. All sizes are tested and load rated. The PBV is a hidden standoff post base. Two different shapes fit a variety of post sizes.

Material

  • CPS — engineered composite polymer; PBV — 14-gauge galvanized steel

Finish

  • PBV — black powder coat or galvanized

Installation

CPS/PBV
Post:

  • Drill a 3/4"-diameter hole, 10" into the center of the post.
  • Clean out dust. Fill hole halfway with Simpson Strong-Tie® SET-3G™ epoxy anchoring adhesive.
  • Insert all-thread rod and allow epoxy to set and cure.
  • Secure standoff to post using four 0.148" x 3" nails, except PBV which uses four Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws.

Concrete:

  • Drill a 3/4"-diameter hole per anchor design (see table footnote 2).
  • Clean out dust. Fill hole halfway with Simpson Strong-Tie SET-3G epoxy anchoring adhesive. Insert post subassembly into hole and allow epoxy to set and cure.
  • Post bases do not provide adequate resistance to prevent members from rotating about the base and therefore are not recommended for non-top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports).

Ordering Information

  • For black powder coat, order PBV6PC or PBV10P
  • For galvanized coating, order PBV6 or PBV10

Related Literature

Load Tables

    These products are made from non-corrosive materials.

CPS/PBV Standoff Bases Load Table
  1. Allowable uplift load capacities are for solid sawn posts with a specific gravity of 0.36 minimum — except the PBV, which is based on round "Viga" (ponderosa pine) wood posts.
  2. All allowable uplift loads are based on a lowest ultimate load from testing divided by a safety factor of 4. Concrete anchorage to be designed by others; refer to the Simpson Strong-Tie® Anchoring, Fastening and Restoration Systems for Concrete and Masonry catalog. Uplift loads shall not exceed those shown in the table.
  3. Downloads are calculated based on the standoff bearing area and a concrete strength of 2,500 psi — except the PBV, which is based on the wood's bearing strength (700 psi for ponderosa pine).
  4. Allowable loads may not be increased for the duration of the load.
  5. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
CPS No evaluation report listing.
CPS4No evaluation report listing.
CPS46No evaluation report listing.
CPS5No evaluation report listing.
CPS6No evaluation report listing.
CPS7No evaluation report listing.
PBVSee specific model numbers for code listings.
PBV10 ESR-1622 ESR-2523 RR25712 FL10860
PBV10PC No evaluation report listing.
PBV6 ESR-1622 ESR-2523 RR25712 FL10860
PBV6PC No evaluation report listing.

ESR-2523 is an Index of many of Simpson Strong-Tie Stamped and Welded Cold-formed Steel Products for Wood or Cold-formed Steel Construction

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
CPSNone None
CPS4
CPS4 Bottom View
DWG DXF
CPS4 Front View
DWG DXF
CPS4 Left View
DWG DXF
CPS4 Right View
DWG DXF
CPS4 Top View
DWG DXF
CPS4 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D90: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D90 PostColumn to Foundation RPBZ Installation with CPS Away from Edge on Concrete
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D95: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D95 PostColumn to Foundation
DWG DXF
CPS46
CPS46 Bottom View
DWG DXF
CPS46 Front View
DWG DXF
CPS46 Left View
DWG DXF
CPS46 Right View
DWG DXF
CPS46 Top View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D90: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D90 PostColumn to Foundation RPBZ Installation with CPS Away from Edge on Concrete
DWG DXF
CPS5
CPS5 Bottom View
DWG DXF
CPS5 Front View
DWG DXF
CPS5 Left View
DWG DXF
CPS5 Right View
DWG DXF
CPS5 Top View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D90: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D90 PostColumn to Foundation RPBZ Installation with CPS Away from Edge on Concrete
DWG DXF
CPS6
CPS6 Bottom View
DWG DXF
CPS6 Front View
DWG DXF
CPS6 Left View
DWG DXF
CPS6 Right View
DWG DXF
CPS6 Top View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D90: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D90 PostColumn to Foundation RPBZ Installation with CPS Away from Edge on Concrete
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D95: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D95 PostColumn to Foundation
DWG DXF
CPS7
CPS7 Bottom View
DWG DXF
CPS7 Front View
DWG DXF
CPS7 Left View
DWG DXF
CPS7 Right View
DWG DXF
CPS7 Top View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D90: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D90 PostColumn to Foundation RPBZ Installation with CPS Away from Edge on Concrete
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D95: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D95 PostColumn to Foundation
DWG DXF
PBVNone None
PBV10None None
PBV10PCNone None
PBV6None
PBV6 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
PBV6PCNone
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D96: Post/Column to Foundation - HWRC D96 PostColumn to Foundation
DWG DXF
PBV6 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF