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Top-Flange Hangers for Engineered Wood

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The BA is designed for engineered wood and solid sawn lumber applications. This top-flange hanger can carry medium loads with solid sawn lumber and higher loads with engineered wood products. The BA features minimum nailing with positive-angle nailing (PAN) to target moderate load conditions and maximum nailing to support higher loads.

Key Features

  • Cost-effective one-piece design compared to welded hangers
  • A full-height joist flange that captures the top chord of the joist to prevent rotation and eliminate the need for web stiffeners
  • Available for special order to accommodate sloped and/or skewed members

Material

  • 14 gauge or 12 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized. May be ordered hot-dip galvanized; specify HDG.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes and nailer table.
  • May be used for weld-on applications. The minimum size weld is a 2"-long fillet weld to each side of each top flange; weld size to match hanger material thickness. Distribute the weld equally on both top flanges. Welding eliminates the top and face nailing requirements. Consult the code for special considerations when welding galvanized steel. The area should be well-ventilated; see General Instructions for the Installer, note k for weld information. Weld-on applications produce the maximum allowable download listed. For uplift loads refer to technical bulletin Top-Flange Hanger Reductions for Multiple-Ply Headers (T-C-WELDUPLFT).
  • BA min. nailing does not require web stiffeners. BA max. nailing requires the use of web stiffeners.
  • Ledgers must be evaluated for each application separately. Check TF dimension, nail length and nail location on ledger.
  • Refer to technical bulletin Sloped Joist in Non-Sloped Hangers (T-C-SLOPEJST) for information regarding load reductions on selected hangers which can be used without modification to support joists which have shallow slopes (≤ 3/4:12).
  • Bevel-cut the carried member for skewed applications.

Options

  • Other widths are available; specify W dimension (the minimum W dimension is 1 9/16").
  • The coating on special BA hangers will depend on the manufacturing process used. Check with your Simpson Strong-Tie representative for details. Hot-dip galvanization available: specify HDG.
  • For modified hangers, fastener quantity listed in tables may need to increase depending on joist size, skew and slope. All modified hangers are 12 ga.
  • Hangers may be modified for slopes and/or skews up to 45º. The top flanges may be sloped as much as 35º and may be open or closed up to 30º. See Modifications and Associated Load Reductions below.

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
New products
Model No. Joist Size Ga. W (in.) H (in.) B (in.) TF (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
BA1.56/11.88 1-1/2 in. x 11-7/8 in. 12 1 9/16 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.56/14 1-1/2 in. x 14 in. 12 1 9/16 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.56/9.5 1-1/2 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 1 9/16 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.81/11.25 1-3/4 in. x 11-1/4 in. 12 1 13/16 11 1/4 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.81/11.88 1-3/4 in. x 11-7/8 in. 14 1 13/16 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.81/14 1-3/4 in. x 14 in. 14 1 13/16 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.81/16 1-3/4 in. x 16 in. 14 1 13/16 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.81/7.25 1-3/4 in. x 7-1/4 in. 14 1 13/16 7 1/4 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.81/9.25 1-3/4 in. x 9-1/4 in. 12 1 13/16 9 1/4 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA1.81/9.5 1-3/4 in. x 9-1/2 in. 14 1 13/16 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.1/11.88 2 in. x 11-7/8 in. 14 2 1/8 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.1/14 2 in. x 14 in. 12 2 1/8 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.1/16 2 in. x 16 in. 12 2 1/8 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.1/9.5 2 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 2 1/8 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.37/11.88 2-5/16 in. x 11-7/8 in. 14 2 3/8 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.37/14 2-5/16 in. x 14 in. 14 2 3/8 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.37/16 2-5/16 in. x 16 in. 14 2 3/8 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.37/18 2-5/16 in. x 18 in. 12 2 3/8 18 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.37/20 2-5/16 in. x 20 in. 12 2 3/8 20 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.37/9.5 2-5/16 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 2 3/8 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/11.88 2-1/2 in. x 11-7/8 in. 14 2 9/16 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/14 2-1/2 in. x 14 in. 14 2 9/16 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/16 2-1/2 in. x 16 in. 14 2 9/16 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/18 2-1/2 in. x 18 in. 12 2 9/16 18 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/20 2-1/2 in. x 20 in. 12 2 9/16 20 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/22 2-1/2 in. x 22 in. 12 2 9/16 22 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/24 2-1/2 in. x 24 in. 12 2 9/16 24 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/26 2-1/2 in. x 26 in. 12 2 9/16 26 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/28 2-1/2 in. x 28 in. 12 2 9/16 28 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/30 2-1/2 in. x 30 in. 12 2 9/16 30 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA2.56/9.5 2-1/2 in. x 9-1/2 in. 14 2 9/16 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA210 2x10 12 1 9/16 9 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA210-2 Double 2x10 12 3 1/8 9 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA212 2x12 12 1 9/16 11 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA212-2 Double 2x12 12 3 1/8 11 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA214 2x14 12 1 9/16 13 1/16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA216 2x16 12 1 9/16 15 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA28 2x8 12 1 9/16 7 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA28-2 Double 2x8 12 3 1/8 7 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/11.25 3-1/2 in. x 11-1/4 in. 12 3 9/16 11 1/4 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/11.88 3-1/2 in. x 11-7/8 in. 14 3 9/16 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/14 3-1/2 in. x 14 in. 14 3 9/16 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/16 3-1/2 in. x 16 in. 14 3 9/16 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/18 3-1/2 in. x 18 in. 14 3 9/16 18 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/20 3-1/2 in. x 20 in. 12 3 9/16 20 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/22 3-1/2 in. x 22 in. 12 3 9/16 22 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/24 3-1/2 in. x 24 in. 12 3 9/16 24 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/26 3-1/2 in. x 26 in. 12 3 9/16 26 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/28 3-1/2 in. x 28 in. 12 3 9/16 28 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/30 3-1/2 in. x 30 in. 12 3 9/16 30 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/7.25 3-1/2 in. x 7-1/4 in. 12 3 9/16 7 1/4 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/9.25 3-1/2 in. x 9-1/4 in. 12 3 9/16 9 1/4 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA3.56/9.5 3-1/2 in. x 9-1/2 in. 14 3 9/16 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA310 3x10 12 2 9/16 9 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA312 3x12 12 2 9/16 11 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA314 3x14 12 2 9/16 13 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA316 3x16 12 2 9/16 15 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA38 3x8 12 2 9/16 7 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.12/11.88 Double 2 in. x 11-7/8 in. 12 4 1/8 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.12/14 Double 2 in. x 14 in. 12 4 1/8 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.12/16 Double 2 in. x 16 in. 12 4 1/8 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.12/9.5 Double 2 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 4 1/8 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.28/11.88 Double 2-1/4 in. x 11-7/8 in. 12 4 9/32 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.28/14 Double 2-1/4 in. x 14 in. 12 4 9/32 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.28/16 Double 2-1/4 in. x 16 in. 12 4 9/32 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.28/9.5 Double 2-1/4 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 4 9/32 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.75/11.88 Double 2-5/16 in. x 11-7/8 in. 12 4 3/4 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.75/14 Double 2-5/16 in. x 14 in. 12 4 3/4 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.75/16 Double 2-5/16 in. x 16 in. 12 4 3/4 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.75/18 Double 2-5/16 in. x 18 in. 12 4 3/4 18 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.75/20 Double 2-5/16 in. x 20 in. 12 4 3/4 18 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA4.75/9.5 Double 2-5/16 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 4 3/4 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA410 4x10 14 3 9/16 9 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA412 4x12 14 3 9/16 11 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA414 4x14 12 3 9/16 13 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA416 4x16 12 3 9/16 15 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA48 4x8 14 3 9/16 7 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/11.88 Double 2-1/2 in. x 11-7/8 in. 12 5 1/8 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/14 Double 2-1/2 in. x 14 in. 12 5 1/8 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/16 Double 2-1/2 in. x 16 in. 12 5 1/8 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/18 Double 2-1/2 in. x 18 in. 12 5 1/8 18 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/20 Double 2-1/2 in. x 20 in. 12 5 1/8 20 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/22 Double 2-1/2 in. x 22 in. 12 5 1/8 22 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/24 Double 2-1/2 in. x 24 in. 12 5 1/8 24 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/26 Double 2-1/2 in. x 26 in. 12 5 1/8 26 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/28 Double 2-1/2 in. x 28 in. 12 5 1/8 28 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA5.12/9.5 Double 2-1/2 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 5 1/8 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA610 6x10 12 5 1/2 9 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA612 6x12 12 5 1/2 11 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA614 6x14 12 5 1/2 13 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA616 6x16 12 5 1/2 15 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA68 6x8 12 5 1/2 7 1/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/11.88 Double 3-1/2 in. x 11-7/8 in. 12 7 1/8 11 7/8 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/14 Double 3-1/2 in. x 14 in. 12 7 1/8 14 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/16 Double 3-1/2 in. x 16 in. 12 7 1/8 16 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/18 Double 3-1/2 in. x 18 in. 12 7 1/8 18 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/20 Double 3-1/2 in. x 20 in. 12 7 1/8 20 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/22 Double 3-1/2 in. x 22 in. 12 7 1/8 22 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/24 Double 3-1/2 in. x 24 in. 12 7 1/8 24 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/26 Double 3-1/2 in. x 26 in. 12 7 1/8 26 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/28 Double 3-1/2 in. x 28 in. 12 7 1/8 28 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
BA7.12/9.5 Double 3-1/2 in. x 9-1/2 in. 12 7 1/8 9 1/2 3 2 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

See Top-Flange Hanger Tables.

See Hanger Options for hanger modifications, which may result in reduced loads.

Nailer Table

The table indicates the maximum allowable loads for BA and HB hangers used on wood nailers. Nailers are wood members attached to the top of a steel I-beam, concrete or masonry wall.

BA Top-Flange Hangers Nailer Table
  1. Uplift loads have been increased for earthquake or wind loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern. BA hangers resist more uplift when web stiffeners are used. Refer to technical bulletin T-C-NAILUPLFT for additional information.
  2. Steel nailer allowable loads apply to steel header material with thickness between 1/4" and 3/4" with minimum Fy = 36 ksi. Design of steel header by designer.
  3. 0.157"-diameter x 5/8"-long powder-actuated fastener = PDPAT-62KP. A red (level 5) or purple (level 6) load may be required to achieve specified penetration.

Various Header Applications

BA Top-Flange Hangers Various Header Applications
  1. This table assumes joists with Fc ⊥ = 750 psi. For other joists, check that bearing and joist nails are adequate.
  2. Uplift loads have been increased for earthquake or wind loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  3. Uplift loads are based on DF/SP lumber. For SPF/HF, use 0.86 x DF/SP uplift load.
  4. Loads may not be increased for duration of load.
  5. SCL (structural composite lumber) is LVL (laminated veneer lumber), LSL (laminated strand lumber), and Parallam® PSL.
  6. LVL headers are assumed to be made primarily from Douglas fir or southern pine. For LVL made from spruce-pine-fir or similar less-dense veneers, use the values found in the SPF/HF column.
  7. DF I-joists headers include flanges made from solid sawn Douglas fir, LVL made primarily of DF/SP, or LSL. For I-joist header flanges with thicknesses from 1 5/16" to 1 3/8", use 0.85 of the I-joist header load. For I-joist header flanges with thicknesses from 1 1/8" to 1 1/4", use 0.75 of the I-joist header load.

Modifications and Associated Load Reductions1

BA Top-Flange Hangers Modifications and Associated Load Reductions
  1. Reduction factors are not cumulative. Use the lowest factors that apply.
  2. Web stiffeners are required for sloped or skewed conditions.
  3. For straight-line interpolation, "a" is the specified angle.
Reduction Factor Instructions

Allowable Download = Lower of (Seat or Top Flange) x (Table Load)
Allowable Uplift = 0.90 x (Table Load) for BA with W < 2 1/2"
  = 1.00 x (Table Load) for all others

 

Low Side Flush
Center Flush
High Side Flush
Sloped down and skewed left with sloped top flange Installation.
When ordering, specify low side flush, center flush or high side flush.

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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