Grabber Saddle Plate
Akron’s grabber saddle plate gives the best lateral support for dimensional lumber beams and prevents the beam from torquing.
The Grabber Saddle Plate provides lateral support for dimensional lumber beams and prevents the beam from torquing
Allows for the through connection of fasteners into the side of the wood beam
Some municipalities have required the use of a saddle plate for dimensional lumber or LVL beams in conjunction with Adjustable Steel Columns
GRABBER PLATE SPECIFICATIONS
|SP5716||5 3/8" W x 3 9/16" H x 8" L||8-90475-001716-0||12||3.7 lbs.|
|SP3916||3 5/8" W x 3 9/16" H x 8" L||8-90475-001916-4||12||2.4 lbs.|
Grabber Saddle Plate for Beams
If you are using a laminated (LVL) or dimensional lumber beam, you must use a saddle plate in conjunction with Adjustable Steel Columns per Wisconsin UDC (Uniform Dwelling Code).
Com21.22(3)(d) Lateral restraint for all wood beams shall be provided at all columns using a saddle plate or other approved connection where the beam meets one of the following conditions:
1. The beam is not restrained at both ends.
2. The beam is more than 1 11⁄4 inches deep using actual measurement.