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CC68 Column Cap
Column caps provide a high-capacity connection for column-beam combinations.
CC3 1/4, CC44, CC46, CC48, CC4.62, CC64, CC66, CC68, CC6-7 1/8, ECC3 1/4, ECC44, ECC46, ECC48, ECC4.62, ECC64, ECC66, ECC68, ECC6-7 1/8—7 gauge; all others—3 gauge
Simpson Strong-Tie® gray paint; may be ordered HDG; CCO, ECCO—no coating
Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
Bolt holes shall be a minimum of 1/32" to a maximum of 1/16" larger than the bolt diameter (per 2005 NDS, section 11.1.2).
Contact engineered wood manufacturers for connections that are not through the wide face.
View step-by-step installation instructions in the Installer's Pocket Guide (S-C-INSTALL).
Straps may be rotated 90° where W1≥W2 (see illustration) and for CC5 1/4-6.
For special, custom, or rough cut lumber sizes, provide dimensions. An optional W2 dimension may be specified. (The W2 dimension on straps rotated 90° is limited by the W1 dimension.)
CCO/ECCO—Column cap only (no straps) may be ordered for field-welding to pipe or other columns. CCO/ECCO dimensions are the same as CC/ECC.
CCOB—Any two CCOs may be specified for back-to-back welding to create a cross beam connector. Use the table loads; the load is no greater than the lesser element employed.