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WMU/WP/WPU/HW/HWU Purlin Hangers

WMU/WP/WPU/HW/HWU

The WPU, HWU and HW series purlin hangers offer the greatest design flexibility and versatility.

Material

  • WP/WPU — 7 ga. top flange, 12 ga. stirrup; HW — 3 ga. top flange, 11 ga. stirrup; HWU — 3 ga. top flange, 10 ga. stirrup

Finish

  • Simpson Strong-Tie® gray paint. Hot-dip galvanized available; specify HDG.

Installation

  • Hangers may be welded to steel headers with 3/16" for WPU/WP, and 1/4" for HW/HWU, by 1 1/2" fillet welds located at each end of the top flange. Weld-on applications produce maximum allowable load listed. See General Instructions for the Installer, note m for weld information. For uplift loads refer to technical bulletin Top-Flange Hangers Welded to Structural Steel Members (T-WELDUPLFT).
  • Hangers can support multi-ply carried members; the individual members must be secured together to work as a single unit before installation into the hanger.

Options

  • See Hanger Options for hanger modifications and associated load reductions

Related Literature

Load Tables

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

Nailer Table

The table indicates the maximum allowable loads for WP, WPU, HW or HWU hanger used on wood nailers. Nailers are wood members attached to the top of a steel I-beam, concrete or masonry wall.

  1. Uplift value for the HWU hanger is for depth ≤ 18". Refer to uplift values in table below for taller depths.
  2. Attachment of nailer to supporting member is the responsibility of the Designer. See TB screws attachment option.
  1. 16d sinkers (0.148" dia. x 3 1/4" long) may be used where 10d commons are called out with no load reduction.
  2. Uplift loads are based on DF/SP lumber and have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  3. Minimum f'm = 1500 psi.
  4. For hanger heights exceeding the joist height, the allowable load is 0.50 of the table load.
  5. Nails: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 1/2" long, 10d = 0.148" dia. x 3" long, 10d x 1 1/2" = 0.148" dia. x 1 1/2" long.
    See other nail sizes and information.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
HWSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HW3.25 RR25800 FL10856
HW3.62X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
HW5.25X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
HW5.50X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
HW6.88X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
HWUSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HWU3.25 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25804
HWU3.62X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
HWU5.25 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25804
HWU5.62X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
HWU6.88X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WMUNo code listing: Please contact us for test data.
WMU3.25X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WMU3.62X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WMU5.25X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WMU5.50X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WMU6.88X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WPSee specific model numbers for code listings.
WP3.25X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WP3.62X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WP5.25X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WP5.62X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WP6.88X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WPISee specific model numbers for code listings.
WPUSee specific model numbers for code listings.
WPU3.25X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WPU3.62X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WPU5.25X No code listing. Please contact us for test data.
WPU5.62X 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
HW
HW series
DWGDXF
HW skew left
DWGDXF
HW skew right
DWGDXF
HW sloped down
DWGDXF
HW sloped down and skewed left
DWGDXF
HW sloped down and skewed right
DWGDXF
HW sloped up
DWGDXF
HW sloped up and skewed left
DWGDXF
HW sloped up and skewed right
DWGDXF
HW with top flange down left
DWGDXF
HW with top flange down right
DWGDXF
HW with top flange offset left
DWGDXF
HW with top flange offset right
DWGDXF
HW series front view
DWG DXF
HW skew left front view
DWG DXF
HW skew right front view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down front view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down and skewed left front view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down and skewed right front view
DWG DXF
HW sloped up front view
DWG DXF
HW sloped up and skewed left front view
DWG DXF
HW sloped up and skewed right front view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange down left front view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange down right front view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange offset left front view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange offset right front view
DWG DXF
HW series left view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down left view
DWG DXF
HW sloped up left view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange down left left view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange offset right left view
DWG DXF
HW series right view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down right view
DWG DXF
HW sloped up right view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange down right right view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange offset left right view
DWG DXF
HW skew left top view
DWG DXF
HW skew right top view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down and skewed left top view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down and skewed right top view
DWG DXF
HW sloped down top view
DWG DXF
HW sloped up and skewed left top view
DWG DXF
HW sloped up top view
DWG DXF
HW series top view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange down left top view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange down right top view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange offset left top view
DWG DXF
HW with top flange offset right top view
DWG DXF
CC with HW
DWG DXF
Panel Connectors
DWG DXF
HW3.25None None
HW3.62XNone None
HW5.25XNone None
HW5.50XNone None
HW6.88XNone None
HWUNone None
HWU3.25None None
HWU3.62XNone None
HWU5.25None None
HWU5.62XNone None
HWU6.88XNone None
WMUNone None
WMU3.25XNone None
WMU3.62XNone None
WMU5.25XNone None
WMU5.50XNone None
WMU6.88XNone None
WPNone
WP Skewed
DWG DXF
WP3.25XNone None
WP3.62XNone None
WP5.25XNone None
WP5.62XNone None
WP6.88XNone None
WPINone None
WPU
WPU series
DWGDXF
WPU skewed left and sloped down
DWGDXF
WPU skewed left and sloped up
DWGDXF
WPU skewed right and sloped down
DWGDXF
WPU skewed right and sloped up
DWGDXF
WPU sloped down
DWGDXF
WPU sloped up
DWGDXF
WPU series front view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed left and sloped down front view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed left and sloped up front view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed right and sloped down front view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed right and sloped up front view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped down front view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped up front view
DWG DXF
WPU series left view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped down left view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped up left view
DWG DXF
WPU series right view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped down right view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped up right view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed left and sloped down top view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed left and sloped up top view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed right and sloped down top view
DWG DXF
WPU skewed right and sloped up top view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped down top view
DWG DXF
WPU sloped up top view
DWG DXF
WPU series top view
DWG DXF
None
WPU3.25XNone None
WPU3.62XNone None
WPU5.25XNone None
WPU5.62XNone None