ABW

Adjustable Post Base with Stand Off

The ABW is an adjustable post base with a stand off for the post to help prevent moisture induced decay to the timber post. Designed for versatility and cost effectiveness.

  • Slot in the base enables flexible positioning around the anchor bolt
  • Can be installed onto a threaded bar in poured concrete or with a resin or mechanical anchor into solid concrete (sold separately)

 

CE Marking
Service class 3
Outdoor

Product Details

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Features

Material

  • Pre-galvanised mild steel

Technical Data

Dimensions

Product Dimensions

References Post Size [mm] Product Dimensions [mm] Holes
A B C F t1 t2 Washer Top Base
Ø4.1 Ø14
ABW44Z 89 x 89 90.5 90.5 59.5 25.4 1.6 1.6 50x50x3.5 8 1
ABW44RZ 100 x 100 101.6 101.6 50 25.4 1.6 1.6 50x50x3.5 8 1
ABW66Z 133 x 133 139.7 139.7 76.2 25.4 1.8 2.7 76x76x6.0 12 1
ABW66RZ 150 x 150 152.4 152.4 71.4 25.4 1.8 2.7 76x76x6.0 12 1

Characteristic Capacities

References Number of Fasteners
Into Post Into Concrete Characteristic Capacity - Timber C24 [kN]
Qty Nails Qty Anchors R1,k R2,k
ABW44Z 8 3.75 x 75 1 Ø12 53.9 3.1
ABW44RZ 8 3.75 x 75 1 Ø12 58.2 -
ABW66Z 12 4.0 x 90 1 Ø12 105.9 7.4
ABW66RZ 12 4.0 x 90 1 Ø12 110.4 6.6

The published characteristic capacity is based on medium term load duration and service class 3 according to EC5 (EN 1995). For other load duration and service class, please refer to the ETA.

Installation

Installation

Installation

  • Place the base, washer and nut on the anchor bolt, loosely fasten the nut
  • Place the stand off base and then the post in the ABW and fasten on three vertical sides
  • Make any necessary adjustments to post placements and tighten the nut anchor securely via the open side
  • Bend up the fourth side of the ABW and fasten
  • Not recommended when the top of post/column is not restrained (e.g. fence post)

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Simpson Strong-Tie U.K.

Simpson Strong-Tie

Cardinal Point, Winchester Road
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B78 3HG
United Kingdom