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EGQ5.50-SDS3 High Capacity Hanger
The EGQ hanger is a high-capacity top-flange connector designed for use with structural composite lumber beams. It utilizes Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws for higher capacity and ease of installation. Available in standard SCL widths and made to specified heights. SDS screws are included.
Top flange — 3 gauge; stirrups — 7 gauge
Simpson Strong-Tie gray paint
Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
Install with 1/4" x 3" Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws, which are provided with the EGQ. (Lag screws will not achieve the same load.)
All multiple members must be fastened together to act as a single unit.
Multiple member headers may require additional fasteners at hanger locations. Quantity and location to be determined by Designer. See Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screw for additional information and applications.
See Hanger Options information
Skewed Seat -
The EGQ can be skewed a maximum of 45°
The maximum allowable download when skewed is 16,300 lb.
The maximum allowable uplift when skewed is 5,770 lb.
Joist must be bevel cut for skewed seat installation
Sloped Seat -
The EGQ can be sloped up or down a maximum of 45°
The maximum allowable download when sloped is 15,360 lb.
The allowable uplift when sloped is 100% of the table load
Sloped seat installation requires an additional 14 joist screws (supplied with the connector)
No Sloped and Skewed Combo Available