I have to install a flitch beam to accomodate a 16' span. The engineer
called for it to sit on two 4x4's on each end. What type of hardware
do I need to tie the beam to the 4x4? Is there some kind of boot or
sleeve that I am supposed to use?
I absolutely agree that the engineer that sized the beam should also
be able to design the connection. But if that isn't possible, you are
looking at something on the order of: http://www.strongtie.com /
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