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Simpson BC8 8x Post Cap - G90 Galvanized

Simpson BC8 8x Post Cap - G90 Galvanized

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Description:

The Simpson Strong-Tie BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base connections. The BC8 post base is approved to be installed with the specified nails or Strong-Drive SD connector screws. The Strong-Tie BC8 post base features a G90 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

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Specifications:


Height: 4"
Fasteners required: Beam Flange - (12) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails Post Flange - (12) 0.162 x 3-1/2" Nails
Thickness: 18 Gauge
Width: 7-1/2"
Finish: G90 Galvanized
Length: 7-1/2"
Manufacturer name: Simpson Strong-Tie
For Treated Lumber: No
Product Guide: View Spec Sheet

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.

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× WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information visit: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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