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LCE Post Cap

LCE

Two-Piece Post Caps

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The LCE4's universal design provides high capacity while eliminating the need for rights and lefts. For use with 4x or 6x lumber.

Material

  • LCE4 — 20 ga. (33 mil)

Finish

  • Galvanized, ZMAX® coating or stainless steel; see Corrosion Information

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Install in pairs

Related Literature

Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

   These models are approved for installation with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw. See the load values below.

LCE4
Model No. Dimensions Total No. Fasteners Allowable Loads
(DF/SP) (160)1
W L Beam Post Uplift5 Lateral
   LCE4 5 3/8 (14) 16d (10) 16d 1,905 1,425
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake with no further increase allowed; reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Loads apply only when used in pairs.
  3. Uplift loads do not apply to splice conditions.
  4. Spliced conditions must be detailed by the Designer to transfer tension loads between spliced members by means other than the post cap.
  5. LCE4 uplift load for mitered-corner conditions is 985 lb. (DF/SP) or 845 lb. (SPF). Lateral loads do not apply.
  6. Structural composite lumber columns have sides that show either the wide face or the edges of the lumber strands/veneers. Values in the tables reflect installation into the wide face. See technical bulletin T-C-SCLCLM for values on the narrow face (edge).
  7. Nails: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 1/2" long, 10d = 0.148" dia. x 3" long.
    See other nail sizes and information.

LCE4Z (Mitered corner)

  1. The allowable download for the mitered LCE4 connection is limited to bearing of the mitered section on the post and shall be determined by the Designer.
  2. Connectors must be installed in pairs to achieve listed loads.
Load Values with Strong-Drive® SD Connector Screws
ModelNo. Nominal Post Size Fasteners Allowable Loads
Beam Flange Post Flange Uplift Lateral F1
CAPS

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

  1. Must be installed in pairs.
LCE41 - 14-SD10112 10-SD10112 1860 1355

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
LCESee specific model numbers for code listings.
LCE4 ER-102 ER-112 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
LCENone None
LCE4
LCE4 Front View
DWG DXF
LCE4 Left View
DWG DXF
LCE4 Right View
DWG DXF
High Wind Resistant Construction Detail D76: Post/Column to Beam - HWRC D76 PostColumn to Beam
DWG DXF