Panel Bears on Ledger at Wall
Panel bears on wood ledger and is connected with partially threaded screws. Ledger is attached to wall with post-installed anchors.
Purpose: Transfer of vertical loads from roof or floor panel to wall. Can also transfer in-plane loads between the wall and roof or floor panel.
- Capacity of connection is dependent on capacity of anchor securing ledger to wall through dowel bearing.
- Screws provide load path for in-plane loads.
- Elevation control of ledger is critical.
- Class 2
- Load High
- Cost $$
- Constructability Easy
- Fire Rating II