Simpson Strong Tie LUS48Z 4x8 Light Double Shear Joist Hanger Z-Max Finish
Simpson Strong-Tie LUS hangers are a light capacity joist hanger that utilize double shear nailing for added strength. This innovation distributes the load through two points on each joist nail for greater strength. It also allows the use of fewer nails, faster installation, and the use of standard nails for all connections. The Strong-Tie LUS48Z face mount joist hanger features a G185 ZMAX galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance and requires the use of hot-dip galvanized fasteners which meet the specifications of ASTM A153.
Fasteners required: Header - (6) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails OR (6) #9 x 1-1/2" SD Connector Screws Joist - (4) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails OR (4) #9 x 2-1/2" SD Connector Screws
Manufacturer name: Simpson Strong-Tie
For Treated Lumber: Yes
Joist size: 4X8
- Use all specified fasteners.
- Use hot-dip galvanized (HDG) nails with ZMAX and HDG connector products. Use Type 316 stainless-steel nails with our stainless-steel connector products.
- Nails must be driven at an angle through the joist or truss into the header to achieve the table loads.
- Not designed for welded or nailer applications.
- 16d sinkers (0.148" dia. x 3 1/4" long) may be used where 10d commons are specified with no reduction in load. Where 16d commons are specified, 10d commons or 16d sinkers (0.148" dia. x 3 1/4" long) may be used at 0.85 of the table load.
- With 2x carrying members, use 10d x 1 1/2" nails into the header and 10d commons into the joist, reduce the load to 0.64 of the table value.
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