What is Simpson Strong-Tie Zmax?

What is Simpson Strong-Tie Zmax?

What is ZMAX®? ZMAX® is a thicker coating (galvanized per ASTM A653 with a G185 coating) than the standard hot-dip galvanized coating (galvanized per ASTM A653 with a G90 coating). This thicker coating is available on select Simpson Strong-Tie connectors.

Will Simpson Strong-Tie rust?

While Simpson Strong-Tie has always provided finishes and stainless steel with extra corrosion resistance, we have greatly expanded the number of products we offer in ZMAX®, hot-dip galvanized (HDG) and stainless steel to help you address your corrosion resistant needs.

Can I use screws on joist hangers?

The manufacturers agree: Never use galvanized deck screws or drywall screws to install joist hangers. Those screws don’t have the shank size and toughness to support joist loads.

Are Simpson joist hangers galvanized?

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Pack Size Pack Size 1
Material Material 18-gauge steel
Finish Finish ZMAX® Galvanized
Joist Size Joist Size 2″ x 10″

What is Simpson double barrier coating?

Double-Barrier Coating The Simpson Strong-Tie Double Barrier coating is a proprietary coating that provides a level of corrosion resistance that is equivalent to hot-dip galvanization (ASTM A153, Class D) in most non-marine environments.

Are Simpson Strong-Tie galvanized?

Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive Timber-Hex screws are hot-dip galvanized in accordance with ASTM A153, Class C. These hot-dip galvanized fasteners have a minimum average of 1.25 oz./ft. of zinc coating and are compliant with the 2015 and 2018 IRC (R317.

What are ZMax joist hangers?

Description. The joist hanger from Simpson Strong-tie is a 18 gauge galvanized steel member in the shape of a stirrup used to support the end of a joist in the assembly. All hangers in this series have double shear nailing an innovation that distributes the load through 2 points on each joist nail for greater strength.

What does SDS Screw stand for?

The Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® screw (SDS) is a น⁄₄” diameter structural wood screw ideal for various connector installations as well as wood-to-wood applications. It installs with no predrilling and has been extensively tested in various applications.