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GTWS HIGH UPLIFT GIRDER TRUSS HANGERS

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The GTWS series girder-to-girder hangers feature high uplift capacities along with high gravity load ratings. Sizes available for 2, 3, and 4 ply members.

Features:
• Low profile hanger
• Provides high uplift and gravity load capacities
• Utilizes USP's WS3 Wood Screws (included) for easy installation
• Wood Screws eliminate the need to drill bolt holes
• Reduces installation time and cost

Materials: 10 gauge
Finish: G90 galvanizing


Installation:
• Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
GTWS2T shall be installed to a minimum 2x4 vertical member of a girder
truss with no restriction on the size of the bottom chord.
GTWS3T shall be installed to a minimum 2x6 vertical member of a girder
truss with no restriction on the size of the bottom chord.
GTWS4T shall be installed to a minimum 2x8 vertical member of a girder
truss with no restriction on the size of the bottom chord.

GTWS2T
USP
Stock No.
Ref. No. Steel Gauge Dimensions Fastener Schedule3,4,5 Allowable Loads (Lbs.)1
W1 H D Supporting Truss Supported Truss 100% 115% 125% Uplift2
133% 160%
GTWS2T -- -- 10 3-1/4 16 4 (22) WS3 (16) WS3 6730 7740 8415 6530 7835
GTWS3T -- -- 10 4-7/8 16 4 (28) WS3 (24) WS3 8570 9855 10710 9790 11750
GTWS4T -- -- 10 6-1/2 16 4 (28) WS3 (24) WS3 8570 9855 10710 9790 11750
1) Allowable loads are based on 1997 NDS®.
2) Uplift loads have been increased 33-1/3% or 60% for wind or seismic loads; no further increase shall be permitted.
3) WS3 wood screws require a minimum 3" wood penetration.
4) WS3 wood screws are 1/4" x 3" long and are included with the GTWS hangers.
5) The wood screws of the GTWS hangers may be installed in both vertical and horizontal members.

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