Model # LUC26Z

Internet #100506794

Store SKU #258938

Simpson Strong-Tie Z-MAX 2 in. x 6 in. 18-Gauge Galvanized Concealed Face Mount Joist Hanger
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Simpson Strong-Tie

Z-MAX 2 in. x 6 in. 18-Gauge Galvanized Concealed Face Mount Joist Hanger

$1.87 / each
If you buy 25 or more
$1.51 / each
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Product Overview

Joist hangers are designed to provide support underneath the joist, rafter or beam to provide a strong a connection. Simpson Strong-Tie offers a diverse line of hangers to handle almost any application with top flange, concealed flange and field skewable and slopeable options. LUC joist hangers provide a connection between joist and header.

  • Concealed-flange design provides cleaner lines for visible applications such as second-story decks and patio covers
  • Allows connection flush with header or ledger ends
  • Suitable for 2 in. x 6 in. and 2 in. x 8 in. lumber
  • Made from 18-Gauge steel
  • Z-MAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 16d common nails in the header and 10d x 1-1/2 in. nails or #10 x 1-1/2 in. Strong-Drive SD screws in the joist

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
4.75
Product Height (in.)
2
Product Width (in.)
3.313

Details

Gauge
18
Material
Steel
Number of Pieces
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.254lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can you clarify what screws and or nails should be used to attach these joists. 3 1/2 inches seems too long

Asked by: AXELIZ
I'd use 2 ea. Simpson Strong-Tie #9 1 1/2 inch flanged screws per hanger, one on each side of hanger, one on the top, other side on the bottom, as to provide maximum horizontal 'grip' and not weaken the rafter by directly pointing at each other. More than 90% of load is vertical which the hanger itself supports. A standard 2X6 is 1 1/2 inch thick so the referenced screw is a perfect length and provides optimum grip ... Now, as for attaching the hanger itself, that depends on the structure and material you are affixing to ... I'd limit the length of fastener to the depth of what you're hanging it on, avoiding over penetration ... have fun
Answered by: Repent
Date published: 2017-06-01

Can this be used with 2x8?

My deck is all 2x8 construction and I'm unsure if I an use these. It states 2x6 or 2x8 but it doesn't go the full length of the 2x8.
Asked by: JakefromStateFarm
Short answer is yes ... but careful placement when attaching hanger needs some thought ... angle of rafter or joist, it's height after the ridge cuts, fastener interference, etc. I'd spend the extra few pennies for the 2X8 hanger ... and you'll still need to take into account it's height for the sheathing ... Do your research and planning before you start cutting wood and you'll save not only save time and money, but a few headaches and some frustration ...
Answered by: Repent
Date published: 2016-10-27

Are there approved flat head screw options for fastening to the header so that the joist can fit ...

Are there approved flat head screw options for fastening to the header so that the joist can fit flush, or are 16d common nails the only solution for a flush fit? (Using the approved SD Hex screws (SD9112)for the fastening to the header prevents the joist from fitting flush into the hanger.)
Asked by: FL
The nails would be the only option for a flush fit. As you noted, the SD9112 is approved and it is understood that there will be a slight gap due to the screw heads. Thank you!
Answered by: SimpsonStrong-Tie
Date published: 2017-06-07

Can this be used on 2x6 rough sawn cedar to hod a beam. I believe the 2x8 is 1 3/4" wide. Or i...

Can this be used on 2x6 rough sawn cedar to hod a beam. I believe the 2x8 is 1 3/4" wide. Or is there a hanger for 1 3/4" rough sawn lumber with similar concealed attachment to the wall. This is for a small trellis beam support.
Asked by: jsten
The LUC26Z is sized for a nominal 2x member (1 1/2" actual width) and the width between the flanges is 1 9/16". We do not have a hanger with both flanges concealed for a 1 3/4" or 2" member (the HU hangers can be ordered with one flange concealed for these widths). Thank you!
Answered by: SimpsonStrong-Tie
Date published: 2017-05-03
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Customer Reviews

Z-MAX 2 in. x 6 in. 18-Gauge Galvanized Concealed Face Mount Joist Hanger is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This joist hanger is a much better choice over the conventional flavor when it is to be exposed i... This joist hanger is a much better choice over the conventional flavor when it is to be exposed in an 'open cover' outside deck or patio, especially when painted prior to installation ... much more pleasing to the eye ... no flange ears
Date published: 2016-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked exactly as needed The brackets worked exactly as needed to add temporary barricades between posts. They were easy to install.
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from looks great our fence looks great, love how strong our fence feels, our fence will last a long time with these brackets
Date published: 2012-08-02
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