Hangers and Connectors
Roof Trusses and Components
carries a complete line of wood to wood metal hangers by
Simpson Strong-Tie. These connectors are developed to meet the
changing needs of the builder who requires truss and engineered
floor fastening systems.
Below are a few of the more
common hangers and applications. Click for further
These documents are
provided by Simpson Strong-Tie and should be treated as a
guide. Consult the Simpson Strong-Tie "Wood Construction
Connectors" catalogue for hanger design information.
Instructions for the
- All specified fasteners
(quantity and type) must be installed according to the
instructions in these installation guides and the Plated
Truss catalogue. Incorrect fastener quantity, size, type,
material or finish may cause hanger failure.
- Install all fasteners
before loading the connection.
- Use proper safety
- The hanger must be sized
for the truss used.
- Multiple trusses must be
fastened together to act as a single unit.
- Pneumatic/power installed
fasteners may deflect and injure the operator or others.
Power tools may be used to install hangers, provided the
correct quantity and type of nails are properly installed
in the nail holes. Power tools with nail hole-locating
devices should be used. Air driven palm nailers offer
another installation option. Follow the manufacturer's
instructions and use the appropriate safety
- Truss shall bear
completely on the connector seat, gap between the truss end
and the header shall not exceed 1/8".
- See Simpson Wood
Construction Connectors Catalog for additional installation