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Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces New High-Capacity, Load-Rated Concealed Beam Hanger for Mass Timber Construction

Parul Dubey on September 28, 2023 - in News, Products
Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced the Simpson Strong-Tie® HSKP™ heavy seated knife plate, a high-capacity, welded concealed beam hanger for mass timber structures designed to meet heavy loads while providing a hidden-connector, wood-only design aesthetic. 

Engineered specifically to meet some of the heaviest mass timber beam loads, the HSKP is a code-listed, easy-to-install connector that can accommodate larger mass timber beams while still providing a strong, secure wood-to-wood or wood-to-steel connection.

Installed in the factory with Strong-Drive® SDCF Timber-CF structural screws, the HSKP provides valuable time savings on the jobsite, and offers generous fit-up tolerance for easy beam placement. Strong and reliable, the HSKP is code listed for high-capacity loads up to 32 kips, and is ideal for a range of heavy beam applications where loads range from 20 to 32 kips. 

“We’re excited to expand the range of our popular concealed beam hangers for mass timber,” says Thom Murphy, Senior Product Manager at Simpson Strong-Tie. “Along with our other structural solutions for mass timber, the HSKP will provide a heavy-duty solution to designers and contractors working on high-load mass timber projects, and delivers additional versatility to help build safer, stronger buildings, faster.” 

Manufactured in the US, and readily available through the Simpson Strong-Tie nationwide distribution network, the HSKP provides tested strength, offers simplified and expedited installation, and is backed by expert service and support. To learn more, visit go.strongtie.com/HSKP.  



About Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.
Simpson Strong-Tie is the world leader in structural solutions — products and technology that help people design and build safer, stronger homes, buildings, and communities. As a pioneer in the building industry, we have an unmatched passion for problem solving through skillful engineering and thoughtful innovation. Our structural systems research and rigorous testing enable us to design code-listed, value-engineered solutions for a multitude of applications in wood, steel, and concrete structures. Our dedication to pursuing ever-better construction products and technology and to surrounding our customers with exceptional service and support has been core to our mission since 1956. For more information, visit strongtie.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.  

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