Timber Engineering Hardware

Timber Engineering Hardware

A comprehensive range of connectors produced from galvanised steel to BS EN 10436:2009 +G275 as standard or stainless steel to order. Galvanised hangers must be fixed using 30 x 3.75mm sheradised square twisted nails in all pre-punched holes.

PWS Party Wall Straps

Manufactured from 30 x 2.5mm galvanised steel to BS EN 10346:2009 DX51D + G275 party wall straps are multi holed at 25mm centres.

Product Reference Section Overall Length
PSW/150 30 X 2.5mm 150mm
PSW/200 30 x 2.5mm 200mm
PSW/250 30 X 2.5mm 250mm

200 per pack.

TC Truss Clip

Truss Clips provide an inexpensive and effective method of fixing trussed rafters to wallplates as recommended in BS 5268 : Part 3. Manufactured from 1mm thick galvanised steel.

Can also be used for general applications as a multi-purpose connector to provide restraint whenever two timber members cross.

Fix using BPC 30x3.75mm sherardized square twist nails in all pre-punched holes.

Product Reference

S.W.L.(KN)*

Width (W) Box Qty.
TC/38 3.64 38mm 250
TC/44 3.64 44mm 250
TC/50 4.38 50mm 250

*Uplift Resistance

FA Framing Anchor

Multi - purpose fixing that can be used for connecting roof timbers, joist trimmings, studding and general timber frame construction. Slotted design allows bending on site to suit all configurations.

Manufactured from 1.2mm thick galvanised steel.

Safe working load 3.5kN per pair when using BPC Sheradised Square Twisted Nails 30x3.75mm.

Product Reference

S.W.L.(KN)*

Width (W) Box Qty.
FA1 LH / RH 125mm 125
FA2 LH / RH 125mm 125
FA3 Universal 125mm 250

NP Hand Nail Plate

A cost effective method of jointing structural timbers (such as site built trusses) simply by nailing through the pre -punched holes. Plates must be fixed on both sides of the timber.

Manufactured from galvanised steel to BS EN 10346:2009 + G275.

The pressed dimple design adds strength and rigidity to the component whilst also assisting in the location of nails.

Fix using BPC Sheradised Square Twisted Nails 30x3.75mm.

Product Reference S.W.L.(KN)** Width (W)
NP/50x150 50x150mm 250
NP/80x150 80x150mm 250
NP/80x200 80x200mm 200
NP/80x250 80x250mm 100
NP/80x300 80x300mm 100
NP/80x350 80x350mm 100
NP/80x400 80x400mm 100
NP/100x150 100x150mm 250
NP/100x200 100x200mm 100
NP/100x250 100x250mm 100
NP/100x300 100x300mm 100
NP/100x350 100x350mm 100
NP/100x400 100x400mm 100
NP/150x200 150x200mm 100
NP/150x250 150x250mm 100
NP/150x300 150x300mm 100
NP/150x350 150x350mm 100
NP/150x400 150x400mm 50
NP/200x200 200x200mm 25
NP/200x250 200x250mm 25
NP/200x300 200x300mm 25
NP/200x350 200x350mm 25
NP/200x400 200x400mm 25

Non-standard sizes are available to order.

GS Glide Shoe

A purpose made galvanised metal bracket specifically designed to allow raised tie or scissor trussed rafters to achieve designed deflection, both horizontally and vertically.

Product Reference Widths Box Qty.
GS/38 38mm 100
GS/50 50mm 100
GS/75 75mm 50
GS/100 100mm 50
GS/150 150mm 50
GS/200 200mm 50

Other widths are available to order.

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SPA Sole Plate Anchor

Designed for use as anchorage of timber sole plate to concrete base, but may also be used as a frame tie for fixing timber window frames.

Manufactured from 1mm thick galvanised steel.

Product Reference Size Box Qty.
SPA/1 38 x 180 x 75mm wide 250
SPA/2 50 x 175 x 75mm wide 250
SPA/3 225 x 75mm wide 250
SPA/4 40 x 200 x 90mm wide 250

TFS Timber Frame Holding Down Strap

Timber frame holding down straps are produced from galvanised steel to BS EN 10346 : 2009 (G275), or stainless steel grade 304 austenitic to BS EN 10088-2 Grade 1.4301, multi holed at 25mm centres.

Product Reference Section Overall Length
TFS/HD/900 30 X 5mm 900mm
TFS/LD/900 30 x 2.5mm 900mm

Standard overall length is 900mm, bent at 75mm to tie into brickwork, and cranked at 300 mm to suit 50mm cavity.

Other sizes available to order.

MTS Mono Truss Shoe

Designed for use in a mono / short span / infill truss to girder connection in a low load situation.

Manufactured from 0.9mm thick galvanised steel.

Fix using BPC 30x3.75mm sherardized nails in all available holes.

Product Reference S.W.L.(KN) Width (W) Height (H) Box Qty.
MTS/580/38 6.02 38mm 86mm 100
MTS/580/44 6.02 44mm 89mm 100
MTS/580/47 6.02 47mm 88mm 100
MTS/580/50 6.02 50mm 86mm 100
Bearing Surface 75mm

Please note: Safe Working Loads stated above are the lower of the load at 2.5mm deflection of the hanger tested or medium term loads in accordance with BS5268/EC5.

Full Data Sheets are available for the above products, based on independent destructive testing and analysis carried out by Ceram Research or Huddersfield University.

GTS Girder Truss Shoe

Designed to provide a structural connection between a truss and a girder truss or beam.

Features a location tab allowing easy accurate alignment of the hanger. Suitable for face fix or wrap-over fixing.

Manufactured from 1.2mm thick galvanised steel to BS EN 10346 DX51D + G275.

Fix using BPC 30x3.75mm sharardised nails in all pre-punched holes.

Product Reference S.W.L.(KN) Width (W) Side (S) Leg(L) Box Qty.
GTS/800/38 9.88 38mm 122mm 266mm 50
GTS/800/44 9.88 44mm 117mm 263mm 50
GTS/800/47 9.88 47mm 115mm 262mm 50
GTS/800/50 10.58 50mm 114mm 260mm 50
GTS/800/63 11.34 63mm 107mm 254mm 50
GTS/800/75 12.05 75mm 101mm 248mm 50
GTS/800/88 12.05 88mm 95mm 242mm 50
GTS/800/100 13.44 10mm 89mm 236mm 50
Bearing Surface 100mm

Please note: Safe Working Loads stated above are the lower of the load at 2.5mm deflection of the hanger tested or medium term loads in accordance with BS5268/EC5.

Full Data Sheets are available for the above products, based on independent destructive testing and analysis carried out by Ceram Research or Huddersfield University.