Release Notes Connector Selector® Software Canada
New Release Notes:
New and/or additional sizes for BA, WP, HWP, HWPH, EGQ, HGU and HHGU series of hangers
APHH and APLH Series
DGF, DGBF and DGHF Firewall Hangers
LSSR Slopeable/Skewable Rafter Hangers
H1.81Z Hurricane Ties
CBTZ, CPTZ, and RCPS Series Column Bases
Joist: B Series, LBV Series, W Series, GLT Series, GLTV Series, HW Series, HWU Series, HHB Series, LSU Series
Hurricane Tie: H16S, H16-2, H16-2S
Column Base: LCB, CBGT7-10.5, CBGT9-6, CBGT9-7.5, CBGT1012, EPS4Z, EPS6Z, MAB23
Hurricane Tie: Added Rafter/Truss Types, and associated sizes
- Version 2018.1.1.0
- Factored resistances updated to match C-C-CAN2018 catalogue
LSSJZ field adjustable hanger for solid sawn lumber
HWP and HWPH top flange purlin hangers
ABU1212 and ABU1212R adjustable post bases
Download resistances on some HGUS and HHUS hangers
Discontinued sizes of LF and LT hangers
Hurricane ties H4, H5, H5A and H10-2
WM masonry hangers and replaced with WMU series
- Version 2016.1.1
- Updated expiration date.
- Version 2015.1.1
- Factored resistances updated to match C-C-CAN2015 catalogue
- Added new products:
JBA and LBA top flange hangers
HTHMQ heavy multiple truss hanger
MTHMQ multiple truss hanger
HTHGQ truss girder hanger
HHSUQ heavy severe-skew truss and SCL hanger
PCZ/EPCZ post caps
LRUZ rafter hangers
TJC57 truss jack connector
THGQ/THGQH truss girder hangers in SCL widths
ABW adjustable post bases
- Removed obsolete products:
ABE post bases
PC/EPC post caps
MA mudsill anchors
JB210, JB212, LB210, LB212 top flange hangers
2 11/16” PSL sizes
- Version 2012.1.5
- Updated Expiration Date.
- Version 2012.1.1
- Connector capacities revised to match NBCC2010 requirements.
- Added new products:
- MASA & MASAP mudsill anchors; HTT4 & HTT5 tension ties; DTT2Z holdowns; HDB holdowns; THASR/L29, 29-2 and 422; TSP hurricane tie; LTA2 lateral truss anchor
- Removed obsolete products:
- MAS mudsill anchors; HTT16 & HTT22 tension ties; PHD holdowns; HDA holdowns; HDC5/22 holdowns; CBQ column bases; THASR/L218, 218-2 and 418; H2.5 and H10 hurricane ties; H15 & H15-2 hurricane ties; LTA1 lateral truss anchor; Replaced SDS screws with SDW screws in “Ply Join” tab.; New ITS sizes have been added; Added uplift capacities for optional installation and installation on nailers for top flange hangers
- Updated CC and ECC column caps
- Replaced CC-C and ECC-C with CC and ECC.
- Uplift values for CC column caps are available
- Added 4.62” wide CC/ECC and CCQ/ECCQ column caps; Added CBGT and CBQGT column bases; THGBV, THGBHV and THGW hangers for SCL joists sizes have been added
- Version 2009.2.1
- Updated to reflect the most current Limit States Design values.
- Version 2008.1.1
- New Product Additions:
- ITS top flange hangers for Engineered Wood Products; LUC concealed flange hangers for 2x lumber; LGUM/HGUM beam hangers for concrete or masonry attachment; THJU26 truss hip/jack hangers; THASR/L418 floor truss hangers, field skewable from 22 1/2° to 84°; H2A hurricane tie; H10A hurricane tie; H10S hurricane tie; LGT4 4-ply girder truss tiedown; VGT girder truss tiedown; HDU14 high capacity holdown
- Key Program Enhancements:
- Factored Resistances updated to match C-CAN08 catalogue
- THASR/L adjustable truss hangers are now field skewable down to 22 1/2°
- THGQH truss girder hangers now available at 45° skew
- IUS and ITS hanger solutions expanded to include solid rectangular members such as Structural Composite Lumber a joist
- Selection of I-joists with various flange thicknesses added.
- Floor Truss selection now available as a joist
- Ledger and Floor Truss now selectable as header choice
Connector Selector® Software
Canadian Version: 2020.4.22
Category: Wood Connectors
Updated: May 4, 2020
Size: 18 MB
Simpson Strong-Tie® Connector Selector® (Limit States Design) software tells you which products are appropriate for your connection then sorts them by least installed cost. The built-in Job List can track your projects and print a shopping list, including nails! An easy to use stock list identifies which products you keep in stock.
US (Allowable Stress Design) and Canadian (Limit States Design) versions are available. Enter your email address below. For European editions of the Connector Selector software please refer to our European sites.
- Easy to use connector selection software,available free of charge.
- Helps find lowest cost connector.
- Highlights stocked or preferred hangers.
- Joist and header hanger solutions for commonly used Solid Sawn lumber,I-joists,SCL,Glulam and trusses. Wood species and masonry type considered during selection process.
- Automatically applies connector load adjustment factors for modifications (i.e. slopes,skews,etc.) and specifies proper model numbers for easy order placement.
- Regular upgrades posted on our website for easy downloads.
- Linked to the PDF catalog page of selected connector.
- Save or export,print solutions,job files,and material lists. Including total fasteners required.
- Minimum system requirements:Windows 95 or higher and Internet Explorer 5 or higher.
Connector Selector Basics
The Hurricane Tab
The Joist Tab
The Truss Tabs
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