The EGQ hanger is a high-capacity top-flange connector designed for use with structural composite lumber beams. It utilizes Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws for higher capacity and ease of installation. Available in standard SCL widths and made to specified heights. SDS screws are included.
Install with 1/4" x 3" Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws, which are provided with the EGQ. (Lag screws will not achieve the same load.)
All multiple members must be fastened together to act as a single unit.
Multiple member headers may require additional fasteners at hanger locations. Quantity and location to be determined by Designer. See Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screw for additional information and applications.
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The EGQ can be skewed a maximum of 45°
The maximum allowable download when skewed is 16,300 lb.
The maximum allowable uplift when skewed is 5,770 lb.
Joist must be bevel cut for skewed seat installation
The EGQ can be sloped up or down a maximum of 45°
The maximum allowable download when sloped is 15,360 lb.
The allowable uplift when sloped is 100% of the table load
Sloped seat installation requires an additional 14 joist screws (supplied with the connector)