Simpson Strong-Tie

Outdoor Accents Expanded

Designed to deliver timeless beauty and tested strength into any outdoor space, the Outdoor Accents line  of connectors and fasteners, from Simpson Strong-Tie, deliver the flexibility to build a wide range of custom outdoor spaces. The newest addition, the APBDW Outdoor Accents decorative post wrap enhances the appearance of post base connections and adds design flair by enclosing them in an offering that fits around most nominal 4x4 and 6x6 post bases. Originally developed for the MPBZ moment post base, the APBDW decorative post wrap accommodates other post bases from Simpson Strong-Tie, including the CBSQ, ABUZ, ABWZ and ABAZ (screw and nail application only). In addition, it can be u

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Outperforming Steel Walls  

Simpson Strong-Tie’s Strong-Wall high-strength wood shearwall (WSWH), is a versatile, high-performance solution for lateral-force resistance in light-frame residential and commercial construction. The code-listed, prefabricated WSWH has a patented design that provides the highest allowable loads for a wide variety of applications. And unlike other shear walls, the high-strength WSWH is fabricated from a wood-based material that is field trimmable for the ultimate in fit and flexibility at the jobsite. Ideal for providing additional structural strength and lateral-force resistance in areas subject to earthquakes and high winds, the WSWH is code listed to the 2018 IRC/IBC, conforms

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Stabilizes Wood Structures

The MPBZ moment post base is the first product to receive an icc-es code listing for moment resistance. Also the first off-the-shelf product to provide the same for wood columns or posts, it is now code listed under icc-es esr-3050 for its 4 × 4 and 6 × 6 sizes. It is also code listed for uplift, download and lateral resistance. 

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Fasten up Discreetly

Fasteners remain out of view with the new EB-TY Premium system designed for high-end decking applications. Boards are joined together, one at a time, using biscuit-shaped discs installed into slots cut into their sides. The discs are screwed into the deck’s joists, with no screws visible on the deck’s surface. The result is precise spacing and added strength, with the flexibility needed to expand and contract with changing weather.

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Fire-Wall Support from a Different Angle

Because not every architectural plan is designed around right angles, the DGH fire-wall hanger can be specified with a skewed or offset option. Like other models in the DG series, the hangers install on a two-hour wood-stud fire-wall during framing and allow two layers of 5∕8-in. gypsum wall board to be slipped into place after framing is complete.

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