Masonry Hangers


The FHM Single Piece Joist Hanger and the WM Welded Masonry Joist Hanger are designed to support timber joists built in to brick or block walls with a minimum crushing strength of 3.5N/mm². They are also suitable for many timber to timber applications by fixing the masonry flange securely to the timber or to steel beams using appropriate fixings.

  • Single Piece Masonry Hanger - FHMRead More
    • Straight top flange
    • Can easily be transformed into a hook over joist hanger using the unique FHM Lock Plates; no special tools or rivets are required. Just insert Lock Plate at 90°, rotate and tap into place
    • No welds
    • FHM Hangers 150mm and above are manufactured 10mm less to allow for notching out regularised timber

  • Welded Masonry Hanger - WMRead More
    • Flexibility of design means as well as the standard sizes shown, the WM can be manufactured in any size to order

  • Galvanised steel to EN 10346 DX51D Z600
  • Grade 1.4301 austenitic stainless steel to EN 10088-2 (available on selected products – please see table)
  • Manufactured to EN 845-1:2013
  • 2.4mm thick
  • Tested by Lucideon Ltd

  • Always ensure that compatible corrosion resistant fixings are used, i.e. do not use galvanised fixings with stainless steel products or vice versa
  • The back plate of the hanger should lie flat against the vertical masonry support
  • Masonry flange should have a minimum of 3 courses (675mm masonry) above
  • Both supporting and above masonry should be allowed to mature before any load is applied
  • Joist should be square cut and sit tight to the back of the hanger – maximum gap permitted is 6mm
  • Nail the side flanges with 30 x 3.75 galvanised square twist nails or equivalent. Stainless steel hangers should be nailed using 30 x 3.75 annular ring shank nails
  • To provide lateral restraint HD straps should be used
  • The masonry flange should always be securely fixed or adequately embedded and should never be placed in dry slots
  • Use appropriate fixings
  • Use correct strength mortar as per British Standard

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