Internet #100375275

Model # AC6Z

Store SKU #669440

Store SO SKU #592854

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AC ZMAX Galvanized Adjustable Post Cap for 6x Nominal Lumber

  • Ideal for new or retrofit applications
  • Stronger than angled nailing or screw fastening
  • Always install in pairs
$ 7 65
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  • Ideal for new or retrofit applications
  • Stronger than angled nailing or screw fastening
  • Always install in pairs
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
  • Length: 8-1/2 in.
  • For use with nominal 6x 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
  • Shop all Simpson Strong-Tie here.

Product Overview

  • Ideal for new or retrofit applications
  • Stronger than angled nailing or screw fastening
  • Always install in pairs
Model #: AC6Z
Sku #: 669440
Internet #: 100375275

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
  • Length: 8-1/2 in.
  • For use with nominal 6x 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
  • Shop all Simpson Strong-Tie here.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Beam Width
6x
Nominal Post Size (in.)
Other
Product Depth (in.)
5.5
Product Height (in.)
8.5
Product Width (in.)
1.5

Details

Cap Type
Post Cap
Connector Finish
G185 Galvanized
Fasteners Included
Fasteners Not Included
Features
No Additional Features
Gauge
18
Material
Steel
Material Connector Compatibility
Wood to Wood
Number of Pieces
1
Package Quantity
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.645lb
Returnable
180-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

Specifications

Dimensions

Beam Width
6x
Nominal Post Size (in.)
Other
Product Depth (in.)
5.5
Product Height (in.)
8.5
Product Width (in.)
1.5

Details

Cap Type
Post Cap
Connector Finish
G185 Galvanized
Fasteners Included
Fasteners Not Included
Features
No Additional Features
Gauge
18
Material
Steel
Material Connector Compatibility
Wood to Wood
Number of Pieces
1
Package Quantity
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.645lb
Returnable
180-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

Questions & Answers

is this the replacement for the discontinued AC6R? I need to confirm this will fit a 6" post. th...

is this the replacement for the discontinued AC6R? I need to confirm this will fit a 6" post. thanks
Asked by: cpseattle
It fits a 6 inch post. I have picture with review.
Answered by: garylee
Date published: 2019-04-11

Clarify whether AC6Z SKU is a twin pak (left & right hand set). Simpson says must be installed i...

Clarify whether AC6Z SKU is a twin pak (left & right hand set). Simpson says must be installed in pairs.
Asked by: Mike
One per side. No two pack.
Answered by: garylee
Date published: 2019-04-11

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

6x6 corner post to 4x4 beams
Asked by: Ch43
If the post are perpendicular it would be possible
Answered by: Al
Date published: 2018-03-01

Are these sold in pair or each?

Asked by: Jeremy
they are sold individually
Answered by: Al
Date published: 2018-03-01
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