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UA U-Shaped Architectural Joist Hanger


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The UA is a standard U-shaped hanger designed to connect engineered wood members. This load-rated, architectural joist hanger uses Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws.

Key Features

  • Hangers can be ordered with either black paint or a black powder coat for decorative uses
  • Hot-dip galvanized finish available by request for exterior use
  • 1/4" x 3" SDS screws are supplied with the product


  • 12 ga.


  • Black paint, black powder coat or hot-dip galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes

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Product Information Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection.

UA Drywall Hanger Load Table
  1. Uplift loads have been increased for earthquake or wind loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Downloads are based on Fc⊥ = 565 psi for DF/SP and Fc⊥ = 405 psi for SPF/HF.
  3. DF/SP allowable loads may be used for glulam, LVL, LSL, and PSL with minimum specific gravity = 0.50 and minimum F c ⊥ = 565 psi.
  4. Specify "W" dimension when ordering.
  5. Header height shall be greater than or equal to hanger height.
  6. Header thickness shall be 3" minimum.

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