Installation - Very Heavy Masonry Hanger

VHJHM

Installation

Installation
  • Use all specified fasteners. See "General Notes".
  • Set the hanger back flange tight against the block wall when built to desired level, then continue with additional courses to complete wall height. Joist should be tight into the back of the hanger. Maximum gap permitted is 6mm.
  • A MINIMUM 3 COURSES OF SOLID BLOCK (675MM MASONRY) IS REQUIRED ABOVE THE HANGER TOP FLANGE, WITH MORTAR FULLY CURED,  BEFORE APPLYING LOAD.
  • The hanger top flange should be positioned centrally along the length of the concrete padstone.  The padstone is to be a minimum of 600mm long.
  • Do not stack blocks or heavy loads on the joists during construction unless the joists have additional support to take the full load of the blocks vertically and horizontally.