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Model # BC46

Store SKU #461660

Store SO SKU #592854

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BC Galvanized Post Cap for 4x6 Nominal Lumber

  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
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Product Overview

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Ideal for preventing lateral movement of joists

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The only screw approved with Simpson Strong-Tie connectors

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  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
Post and column bases secure the bottom of posts or columns to concrete and are perfect for decks or patio covers. Models are available for attaching to existing hardened concrete, wet concrete, as well as wood. The BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base applications.
  • Provides a positive connection for a post to a wood deck
  • Stronger than angled nailing or screw fastening
  • Reduces the chance of the post splitting and eliminates nailing into end grain
  • Not recommended for non top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports)
  • Nominal post size: 4x6
  • Made from 18-gauge steel
  • Galvanized (G90) for extra corrosion resistance
  • Install with 16d common nails or 16d x 2 1/2" joist hanger nails
  • Shop all Simpson Strong-Tie here.

Product Overview

  • Dual-purpose post cap/base
  • Secures bottom of posts or columns to concrete
  • Great for use on patios and decks
Model #: BC46
Sku #: 461660
Internet #: 100374964

Post and column bases secure the bottom of posts or columns to concrete and are perfect for decks or patio covers. Models are available for attaching to existing hardened concrete, wet concrete, as well as wood. The BC series offers dual purpose post cap/base for light cap or base applications.

  • Provides a positive connection for a post to a wood deck
  • Stronger than angled nailing or screw fastening
  • Reduces the chance of the post splitting and eliminates nailing into end grain
  • Not recommended for non top-supported installations (such as fences or unbraced carports)
  • Nominal post size: 4x6
  • Made from 18-gauge steel
  • Galvanized (G90) for extra corrosion resistance
  • Install with 16d common nails or 16d x 2 1/2" joist hanger nails
  • Shop all Simpson Strong-Tie here.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Nominal Post Size (in.)
4x6
Product Depth (in.)
6
Product Height (in.)
5.563
Product Width (in.)
3.563

Details

Base Type
Half Base
Connector Finish
G90 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.)
0.74lb
Returnable
180-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

Specifications

Dimensions

Nominal Post Size (in.)
4x6
Product Depth (in.)
6
Product Height (in.)
5.563
Product Width (in.)
3.563

Details

Base Type
Half Base
Connector Finish
G90 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.)
0.74lb
Returnable
180-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

Questions & Answers

Can you place this over a 4x4 post to help support a 4x6 beam? I'm having a shed built and need t...

Can you place this over a 4x4 post to help support a 4x6 beam? I'm having a shed built and need to run three 4x6 beams on top of my 4x4 posts I'm cementing in to the ground in order to build the foundation/floor of the shed on top of
Asked by: ThankYou
no
Answered by: buddy
Date published: 2019-04-03

Is this sized for double 2X over a 4x4 post?

Is this sized for double 2X over a 4x4 post?
Asked by: HomeDepotCustomer
no
Answered by: buddy
Date published: 2018-06-24

4x4 post to 3 2x8 beams

I have 3 2x8 beams bolted together horizontally. I want to support/connect one end to a 4x4 post vertically. Not sure which strong tie to get. Can you help? Actually width of the 3 2x8 beams together is 4.5 inches.
Asked by: Curts
no
Answered by: buddy
Date published: 2020-07-21

Would this work for a 4 x 6 post to a 4 x 8 beam

Would this work for a 4 x 6 post to a 4 x 8 beam
Asked by: biff
yes
Answered by: buddy
Date published: 2018-06-24
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