Simpson BC4Z-R 4x Post Cap - Zmax Finish

SKU: BC4Z-R

$9.41

The Strong-Tie BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base connections. The BC4Z-R post cap is approved to be installed with the specified nails or Strong-Drive SD connector screws. The Strong-Tie BC4Z-R post base 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.


Installation:
  • Use all specified fasteners.
  • Do not install bolts into pilot holes
  • BC: install with 16d commons or 16dx2 1/2" joist hanger nails.
  • Post bases do not provide adequate resistance to prevent members from rotating about the base and therefore are not recommended for non top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports).
  • To tie multiple 2x members together, the Designer must determine the fasteners required to join members to act as one unit without splitting the wood.

NOTE: The correct fasteners installed in the correct position must be used to achieve published load values

Looking for something different? See the rest of our Simpson BC & BCS Post Caps.


California Residents: WARNING

The Strong-Tie BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base connections. The BC4Z-R post cap is approved to be installed with ...

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The Strong-Tie BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base connections. The BC4Z-R post cap is approved to be installed with the specified nails or Strong-Drive SD connector screws. The Strong-Tie BC4Z-R post base 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.


Installation:
  • Use all specified fasteners.
  • Do not install bolts into pilot holes
  • BC: install with 16d commons or 16dx2 1/2" joist hanger nails.
  • Post bases do not provide adequate resistance to prevent members from rotating about the base and therefore are not recommended for non top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports).
  • To tie multiple 2x members together, the Designer must determine the fasteners required to join members to act as one unit without splitting the wood.

NOTE: The correct fasteners installed in the correct position must be used to achieve published load values

Looking for something different? See the rest of our Simpson BC & BCS Post Caps.


California Residents: WARNING

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Fasteners Required:
Beam Flange - (12) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails Post Flange - (12) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails

Finish Spec:
ZMAX

Manufacturer Name:
Simpson Strong-Tie

For Treated Lumber:
yes

Product Guide Document:
BC-BCS_Post_Caps.pdf

Thickness:
18 Gauge

Product Guide:

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