A: The difference is the finish. The A35 has the standard G90 galvanized finish which provides a low level of corrosion protection and the A35Z has the Z-MAX G185 galvanized finish which provides a medium level of corrosion protection. Please see the Corrosion section of our website to determine the recommended finish for your application: https://www.strongtie.com/solutions/corrosion. Thank you!
A: The A35Z can be used to secure a great variety of connections, but it would be up to the Designer/ Engineer of Record to specify the appropriate connector for the specific application based on framing layout, demand loads, local building codes, etc. Thank you!
A: The dimensions of this product are: Product Depth (in.) 4.5 Product Length (in.) 1.4375 Product Width (in.) 1.4375
A: You will need 1.5 inch 9 gauge JOIST HANGER NAILS. Be sure they're galvanized for exterior use.