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JB Junior Bent Hanger

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The JB is a top-flange hanger for solid sawn lumber applications. This cost-effective hanger is designed to support light loads. The JB features speed prongs used to temporarily position and secure the connector for fast and easy installation.

Key Features

  • Unique two-level embossment provides added stiffness to the top flange
  • Speed prongs enable proper placement of joists

Material

  • 18 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Use specified fasteners; see General Notes and nailer table notes.
  • Ledgers must be evaluated for each application separately. Check top-flange dimension, nail length and nail location on ledger.

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Joist Size Ga. W (in.) H (in.) B (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
JB26 2x6 18 1 9/16 5 3/8 1 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
JB28 2x8 18 1 9/16 7 1/4 1 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.

Various Header Applications

Model No. Joist or
Purlin Size
Ga. Dimensions (in.) Fasteners (in.) Allowable Loads by Header Type and Fastener
W H B TF Header Joist Uplift (160) LVL PSL DF/SP SPF/HF
JB26 2x6 18 1 9/16 5 3/8 1 1/2 1 5/16 (4) 0.148 x 3 (2) Prong 995 780
JB28 2x8 18 1 9/16 7 1/4 1 1/2 1 5/16 (4) 0.148 x 3 (2) Prong 995 775
  1. Uplift loads have been increased for earthquake or wind loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Uplift loads are based on DF/SP lumber. For SPF/HF, use 0.86 x DF/SP uplift load.
  3. Uplift loads are based on DF/SP. For SPF/HF, use 0.86 x DF/SP Uplift Load for products requiring nails and 0.72 x DF/SP Uplift Load for products requiring screws.
  4. Where noted for single-ply joist hangers, use (6) 0.148" x 1 1/2" nails.
  5. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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