Model # AC4Z

Internet #100375176

Store SKU #669439

Store SO SKU #592854

Simpson Strong-Tie ZMAX 18-Gauge Galvanized 4x Adjustable Post Cap
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Simpson Strong-Tie

ZMAX 18-Gauge Galvanized 4x Adjustable Post Cap

$657 /each
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Product Overview

Post Caps connect tops of posts to members for a secure connection and are ideal for new or retrofit applications where structural support is needed. Post caps are available in a variety of one-piece caps for new construction and two-piece options for retrofit of existing connections. The AC series is designed to provide a positive connection between a beam and a post, these connectors are always installed in pairs.

  • Eliminates nailing into end grains
  • Stronger than angled nailing or screw fastening
  • 6-1/2 in. L
  • For use with 4x lumber
  • Made from 18-Gauge steel
  • ZMAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with 16d common nails or #10 x 1-1/2 in. strong-drive SD screws

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Specifications

Dimensions

Beam Width
4x
Product Depth (in.)
1.5
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Width (in.)
5.5

Details

Cap Type
Post Cap
Gauge
18
Material
Steel
Number of Pieces
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.5lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can these be used to connect a 2x6 to a 4x6 post?

Building a flat roof patio cover and want to know if these can be used to connect a 2X6 on top of a 4X6 post?
Asked by: bob
yes - the top will bend to fit - check my review
Answered by: KevinK
Date published: 2016-05-11

Are these sold in pair or each?

Asked by: Anonymous
individually
Answered by: KevinK
Date published: 2016-05-11

Can this be used to connect 4x4 to 6x6?

6x6 corner post to 4x4 beams
Asked by: Ch43
The AC4Z is sized to connect a 4x beam to a 4x post (the width between the post flanges measures 3 9/16"). Thank you!
Answered by: SimpsonStrong-Tie
Date published: 2016-08-17

contractor pack available for simpson AC 6Z

Asked by: gil
Hi Gil, unfortunately we do not offer the contractor pack on Homedepot.com. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!
Answered by: THDSupport
Date published: 2016-02-14
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Customer Reviews

ZMAX 18-Gauge Galvanized 4x Adjustable Post Cap is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tied in foundation supports as needed. Perfect!!!... Tied in foundation supports as needed. Perfect!!!
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 3 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must have for outdoor building use... A Must have for outdoor building use
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Great product
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good metal I flatten the metal out because I wanted to make a mold out of it and it worked but it was too thin for my project.
Date published: 2016-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A sturdy and flexible construction helper. I bought the cap when I saw that after a tough winter the deck supports on the home I purchased begin to move off the beams. I have a wrap around deck that angles to the kitchen which was designed with 3 anderson sliders like a giant bay window. Standard decking doesn't work and to keep the post steady after lifting the deck a bit with a jack and re- centering I wanted a firm hold to join the deck and the post. I was able to flex the top of the post cap on one side so it followed the taper of the deck and set everything with decking screws. Nothing will move now and I am confident that I wont end up with a costly repair later or worse- a falling deck.
Date published: 2016-05-10
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