GIGANT

Pre-engineered Connection System
  • Code Approval
  • ETA
  • Connection Type
  • Wood/Wood, Wood/Concrete, Wood/Steel
  • Applications
  • Timber Framing, Log Home Building, Mass & Heavy Timber Construction
  • Manufacturer
  • KNAPP

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Pre-Installable

Simple Installation

Fully Concealable

Product Description

Product Description

The GIGANT connector is a pre-engineered post to beam connector, a system manufactured from mild steel with a welded collar bolt.  It consists of two identical parts one installed in the primary timber member and the other in the secondary member.

 

Features

  • Off the shelf high capacity system
  • Pre-installation possibilities
  • Installation that is easy to learn and to replicate
  • Various housing options including fully concealed connections
  • Concealed connection for fire rating
  • Drop-in assembly
  • Simple tilted and sloped connections

Simple installation is possible with structural screws perpendicular to the plate. GIGANT connectors can be installed fully concealed or visible.  Suitable for timber framing, log home building, mass, and heavy timber construction.

Specifications

Specifications

SpecificationGIGANTCapacity Up To [Standard Term Loading]
# ItemMaterial / CoatingFastenersin.mmKips (ASD)kN (LSD)
GIGANT 120 X 40ElectroplatedGIGANT CSK4 5/8" x 1 5/8"120 x 401.609
GIGANT 150 X 40ElectroplatedGIGANT CSK5 7/8" x 1 5/8"150 x 401.9014
GIGANT 180 X 40ElectroplatedGIGANT CSK7 3/16" x 1 5/8"180 x 402.5018
CAD Drawings

CAD Drawings

ProductFile Extension
.DXF.DWG.IFC.STEP
GIGANT 120 X 40
GIGANT 150 X 40
GIGANT 180 X 40
ALL ABOVE
Design Guides

Design Guides

Beam Hanger Design Guide

A detailed selection tool to design high-capacity post and beam & beam to girder connections, using MTC pre-engineered beam hangers, including standardized tables & fire design.

White Papers

White Papers

Stiffness Considerations for Custom Bearing Beam Hangers

GIGANT Pre-engineered Connector Design Example

Installation Requirements of The Beam Hanger Systems

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