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Wood Connectors


Integrated Component Systems

The EGQ hanger is a high-capacity top-flange connector designed for use with engineered wood beams. It utilizes Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws for higher capacity and ease of installation. The EGQ hanger has one of the highest allowable loads among all Simpson Strong-Tie hangers at nearly 20,000 lb. Available in standard SCL widths and made to specified heights.

Key Features

  • Strong-Drive SDS screws are included

  • May be skewed or sloped up to 45°

  • Funnel Flange™ design guides the beam into place



  • Top flange — 3 gauge; stirrups — 7 gauge



  • Simpson Strong-Tie gray paint. HDG available; contact Simpson Strong-Tie.



  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.

  • Install with 1/4" x 3" Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws, which are provided with the EGQ. (Lag screws will not achieve the same load.)

  • All multiple members must be fastened together per the designer.

  • Multiple member headers may require additional fasteners at hanger locations. Quantity and location to be determined by designer.



  • Skewed Seat

    • The EGQ can be skewed a maximum of 45°

    • The maximum allowable download when skewed is 16,300 lb.

    • The maximum allowable uplift when skewed is 5,770 lb.

    • Joist must be bevel cut for skewed seat installation

  • Sloped Seat

    • The EGQ can be sloped up or down a maximum of 45°

    • The maximum allowable download when sloped is 15,360 lb.

    • The allowable uplift when sloped is 100% of the table load

    • Sloped seat installation requires an additional 14 joist screws (supplied with the connector)

  • No Sloped and Skewed Combo Available

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