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THGBV5.50/11 Truss Girder Hanger

Simpson Strong-Tie

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THGBV5.50/11 Truss Girder Hanger

An extension of the THGB/THGBH/THGW series, these high-capacity hangers are designed for attaching two-ply, three-ply or four-ply sized structural composite lumber (SCL) to a girder truss. The THGBV offers optional installation with Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws, while the bolted THGBHV and THGWV offer higher load capacities. Two bucket heights are available for each width to accommodate a range of SCL sizes. Options for skewing or dropping the buckets for conditions where the SCL joist is lower than the girder bottom chord provide additional design flexibility for a variety of SCL-to-truss connections.


3 gauge


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Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.

All multiple members must be fastened together to act as a single unit.

Maximum 11 7/8" bottom chord in the carrying member to allow for the minimum bolt end distance.

Bolts must be installed symmetrically when using fewer than eight bolts on the eight-bolt backplate.

Girders must be adequately laterally braced to prevent excessive displacement due to secondary torsional stresses (Ref. ANSI/TPI 1-2014 Section

Shall be attached to a two-ply girder truss to allow for required minimum screw penetration. Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws require a minimum two-ply (3") carrying member.


Skewed Seat -

THGBV/THGBHV hangers can be skewed to a maximum of 45°.

The maximum allowable download and uplift load for skew is 0.87 of the table load.

Dropped Bucket -

THGBV/THGBHV backplates can be extended to allow for up to a 6" dropped bucket.

Allowable loads are 100% of the table loads.

Order as “X” version, specify the total backplate height, BK_PLT, equal to the hanger height (H) plus the dropped bucket amount (db). Ex: a THGBV3.62/9 with a 4" dropped bucket would have a total backplate height of 27 1/4".


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