HCP Hip Corner Plates


The HCP connects a rafter or joist to double top plates at a 45° angle.

Material: 18 gauge

Finish: HCP2—Galvanized or ZMAX® coating; HCP4Z—ZMAX® coating


  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • Attach HCP to double top plates; birdsmouth not required for table uplift loads but may be required for download.
  • Install rafter and complete nailing. Rafter may be sloped to 45°.
  1. Loads include an increase for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed; reduce where other loads govern.
  2. The HCP can be installed on the inside and the outside of the wall with a flat bottom chord truss and achieve twice the load capacity.
  3. NAILS: 10d = 0.148″ dia. x 3″ long, 10dx1 1/2 = 0.148″ dia. x 1 1/2″ long. See other nail sizes and information.
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