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CPS/PBV Standoff Bases

CPS/PBV

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 plastic; 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 10d nails, except PBV which uses four Simpson Strong-Tie® 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
  • For kit containing Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws, RFB bolt, SET-3G epoxy anchoring adhesive, and powder-coated PBV, order PBV6KT or PBV10KT

Related Literature

Load Tables



  1. Allowable uplift loads are for solid sawn posts with specific gravity of 0.36 minimum except the PBV, which is based on round "Viga" (Ponderosa Pine) wood posts.
  2. 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 Simpson Strong-Tie Anchoring and Fastening Systems for Concrete and Masonry catalog (form C-A-2016).
  3. Allowable downloads are based on a lowest ultimate load from testing divided by a safety factor of 3.
  4. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for allowable download with hollow columns.
  5. Allowable loads may not be increased for short-term loading.
  6. Concrete shall have minimum compressive strength, f'c = 2,500 psi.
  7. Minimum post compression parallel to grain design value is 700 psi.
  8. Nails: 10d = 0.148" dia. x 3" long.

Code Reports

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

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