Products: Timberweld Connecting Hardware Solutions

Connecting hardware from Timberweld is the solution to transferring loads and connecting one beam to another and to bearing supports. Timberweld engineers and structural detailers are very familiar with glulam connections including; concealed and exposed beam hangers, truss connectors, compression rings and a variety of other connections. They provide design information and prepare shop drawings as a part of the Timberweld package.

Timberweld hardware is normally supplied prime coated. Architectural coatings, powder coatings, and galvanized coatings are also available. All bolts and screws are normally bid and supplied zinc plated to retard rust.

Custom Connections

Most often, Timberweld connections are custom manufactured to meet engineer or architect design and load requirements. Connections are as shown on Timberweld shop drawings, and detailed in compliance with the plans and specifications and local building codes.

For “Typical Details” see AITC Standard 104.

Timberweld custom hardware is typically supplied with one coat of primer.

To avoid rusting or bleeding at the jobsite, all Timberweld bolts are zinc plated unless otherwise specified.

Custom hardware can be designed to use Simpson Strong Tie, SDS, or United Steel Products, WS, _” hex head engineered wood screws for ease of installation.

The Simpson™ Strong-Drive® Screw (SDS)

USP Structural Connectors™ WS Wood Screw series (PDF)

Stock Connections


(refer to pages: 22, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155)

Innovative USP engineered timber connecting hardware is manufactured and stocked by USP. It is frequently supplied by Timberweld as shown on the Timberweld shop drawings and on the following pages.

Simpson Strong Tie


Simpson SDS® coated drive screws are frequently used with Timberweld custom and stock hardware connections for jobsite convenience, see page 20.

Simpson Strong-Tie is one of the leading lumber framing connection companies in the United States. Timberweld uses many of their products for various engineered wood product applications.


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