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WP/HWP/HWPH/WMU Purlin Top-Flange Hangers

WP/HWP/HWPH/WMU

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The WP, HWP and HWPH series purlin hangers offer the greatest design flexibility and versatility. WMUs are designed for use on standard 8"-grouted masonry block wall construction.

The HWP and HWPH high-wind purlin hangers have enhanced uplift. They are ideal for high-wind applications.

Material

  • (Top flange /stirrup): WP — 7 /12 gauge; HWP — 7 /12 gauge; HWPH — 3 / 7 gauge

Finish

  • Simpson Strong-Tie gray paint; hot-dip galvanized available: specify HDG, contact Simpson Strong-Tie

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners.
  • H dimensions are sized to account for normal joist shrinkage. W dimensions are for dressed timber widths.
  • Hangers may be welded to steel headers with weld size to match material thickness (approximate thickness shown) 3/16" for WP, by 1 1/2"-fillet welds located at each end of the top flange (see General Instructions for the Installer, note k for welding information). Weld-on applications produce maximum allowable load listed. For uplift loads refer to technical bulletin Top-Flange Hangers Welded to Structural Steel Members (T-C-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.
  • If joist is shorter than hanger by more than 1/2", then use only 50% of the table loads.

Options

  • See General Notes for Hanger Options.
  • 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).
  • Some model configurations may differ from those shown. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for details.
  • WP models are available in Type A (bevel-cut) or Type B (square-cut) style. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie when ordering.
  • Hangers with a skew greater than 15° may have all the joist nails on the outside angle.
  • Skewed HWs have face nails and require a minimum header depth of 3 1/2".
  • Specify the slope up or down in degrees from the horizontal plane and/or the skew right or left in degrees from the perpendicular vertical plane. Specify whether low side, high side or center of joist will be flush with the top of the header (see illustration).
  • Uplift loads are not available for open/closed TF, TF sloped and offset options.

Saddle Hanger

  • To order, add D to model and specify S dimension (see illustration).
  • Saddle hangers achieve catalog load listed. Saddle hangers on stud walls do not achieve catalog loads.
  • Recommended S dimension is 1/16" oversized for carrying members 2 1/2" wide and less or 1/8" oversized for greater than 2 1/2" wide.

Ridge Hanger (only available for WP)

  • Top flange may be sloped to a maximum of 35° to accommodate a ridge (see illustration). Specify angle of the slope. Reduce allowable load using straight-line interpolation. See Open/Closed example.

Related Literature

Load Tables

See Top Flange Hanger tables.

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

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

Nailer Table

WP/HWP/HWPH/WMU Nailer Table
  1. Attachment of nailer to supporting member is the responsibility of the Designer.

Various Header Applications

WP/HWP/HWPH/WMU Various Header Applications
  1. Code values are based on DF/SP header species.
  2. Uplift loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  3. For hanger heights exceeding the joist height, the allowable load is 0.50 of the table load.
  4. HWP widths greater than 5 5/8" are not included in the code report.
  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 Connector.

Modifications and Associated Load Reductions for WP/HWP/HWPH

Modifications and Associated Load Reductions for WP/HWP/HWPH
  1. For straight-line interpolation, "a" is the specified angle.
  2. Reduction factors are not cumulative. Use the lowest factors that apply.
  3. Narrow ≤ 3 1/2", Wide > 3 1/2".
  4. For type B hangers that are skewed in one direction with the top flange offset in the opposite direction, hangers 3 1/2" and narrower, the allowable load is 25% of the table load or 1,335 lb., whichever is lower, and for hangers wider than 3 1/2", the allowable load is 30% of the table load or 1,620 lb., whichever is lower.
Reduction Factor Instructions

Allowable Download =
  (lowest of Seat, Top Flange, or Joist Height) x (Table Load). See pp. 129–133 for table loads.
Allowable Uplift =
  as noted in table per height, see table above.

 

Typical HWP Top View Skewed Left Type A Hanger
Typical HWP Top View
Skewed Left Type A Hanger
(bevel-cut joist shown)
Typical WP Top Flange Offset Left
Typical WP Top Flange
Offset Left
Typical WP Skewed Left Type B Hanger
Typical WP Skewed Left
Type B Hanger
(square-cut joist shown)
Typical WP Ridge Installation
Typical WP Ridge Installation
Typical WP Top Flange Sloped Down Left with Low Side Flush
Typical WP
Top Flange Sloped Down
Left with Low Side Flush
Typical WP Skewed Right Low Side Flush
Typical WP Skewed Right Center Flush
Typical WP Skewed Right High Side Flush
Typical WP sloped down, skewed right with type A hanger (joist end must be bevel cut).
When ordering, specify low side flush, center flush or high side flush.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
HWSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HW1.56X No evaluation report listing.
HW2.56X No evaluation report listing.
HW3.12X No evaluation report listing.
HW3.56X No evaluation report listing.
HW410 RR25800 FL10856
HW412 RR25800 FL10856
HW416 RR25800 FL10856
HW46 RR25800 FL10856
HW48 RR25800 FL10856
HW610 RR25800 FL10856
HW612 RR25800 FL10856
HW616 RR25800 FL10856
HW66 RR25800 FL10856
HW68 RR25800 FL10856
HW810 RR25800 FL10856
HW812 RR25800 FL10856
HW814 RR25800 FL10856
HW816 RR25800 FL10856
HW86 RR25800 FL10856
HW88 RR25800 FL10856
HWPSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HWP1.56 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWP1.81 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWP2.56 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWP3.56 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWP3.62 ESR-2615 ESR-2523
HWP3.62 ESR-2615 ESR-2523
HWP5.12 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWP5.37 ESR-2615 ESR-2523
HWP5.62 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWP66 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWP7.12 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWPHSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HWPH2.56 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWPH2.75 ESR-2615 ESR-2523
HWPH3.56 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWPH3.62 ESR-2615 ESR-2523
HWPH5.12 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWPH5.25 ESR-2615 ESR-2523
HWPH5.37 ESR-2615 ESR-2523
HWPH5.62 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWPH7.12 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 FL10667
HWUSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HWU1.56X No evaluation report listing.
HWU2.56X No evaluation report listing.
HWU3.12X ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25804
HWU3.56/11.25 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25804
HWU3.56/9.25 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25803
HWU3.56X No evaluation report listing.
HWU4.68X No evaluation report listing.
HWU410 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800
HWU412 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
HWU414 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
HWU416 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
HWU610 No evaluation report listing.
HWU612 No evaluation report listing.
HWU614 No evaluation report listing.
HWU616 No evaluation report listing.
HWU66 No evaluation report listing.
HWU68 No evaluation report listing.
WMU1.56X No evaluation report listing.
WMU2.56X No evaluation report listing.
WMU3.12X No evaluation report listing.
WMU3.56X No evaluation report listing.
WMU4.68X No evaluation report listing.
WMU5.50X No evaluation report listing.
WNPSee specific model numbers for code listings.
WNP210-2 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP212-2 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP214-2 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP216-2 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP26-2 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP28-2 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP312 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP314 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP316 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP412 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP414 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP416 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP610 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP66 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNP68 ESR-2553 ESR-2523 RR25800 FL10856
WNPU No evaluation report listing.
WPSee specific model numbers for code listings.
WP2.56X No evaluation report listing.
WP29.25 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25804 FL10667
WP29.25-2 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25804 FL10667
WP3.12X No evaluation report listing.
WP3.56/5.5 No evaluation report listing.
WP3.56X No evaluation report listing.
WP4.68X No evaluation report listing.
WPUSee specific model numbers for code listings.
WPU2.56X No evaluation report listing.
WPU3.56/11.25 ESR-2615 ESR-2523 RR25803
WPU3.56X No evaluation report listing.
WPU5.50X No evaluation report listing.

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
HW1.56XNone
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW2.56XNone
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW3.12XNone
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW3.56XNone
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW410None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW412None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW416None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW46None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW48None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW610None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW612None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW616None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW66None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW68None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW810None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW812None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW814None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW816None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW86None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HW88None
CC-HW Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HW1.56X Installed Perspective View - CC with HW
DWG DXF
HWPNone None
HWP1.56None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWP1.81None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWP2.56None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWP3.56None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWP5.12None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWP5.62None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWP66None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWP7.12None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWPH2.56None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWPH3.56None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWPH5.12None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWPH5.62None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWPH7.12None
CC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
ECC-HWP Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
HWU1.56XNone None
HWU2.56XNone None
HWU3.12XNone None
HWU3.56/11.25None None
HWU3.56/9.25None None
HWU3.56XNone None
HWU4.68XNone None
HWU410None None
HWU412None None
HWU414None None
HWU416None None
HWU610None None
HWU612None None
HWU614None None
HWU616None None
HWU66None None
HWU68None None
WMU1.56XNone None
WMU2.56XNone None
WMU3.12XNone None
WMU3.56XNone None
WMU4.68XNone None
WMU5.50XNone None
WNPNone None
WNP210-2None None
WNP212-2None None
WNP214-2None None
WNP216-2None None
WNP26-2None None
WNP28-2None None
WNP312None None
WNP314None None
WNP316None None
WNP412None None
WNP414None None
WNP416None None
WNP610None None
WNP66None None
WNP68None None
WP2.56XNone None
WP29.25None None
WP29.25-2None None
WP3.12XNone None
WP3.56/5.5None None
WP3.56XNone None
WP4.68XNone None
WPUNone None
WPU2.56XNone None
WPU3.56/11.25None None
WPU3.56XNone None
WPU5.50XNone None