PGT Pipe Grip Ties


Pipe Grip Ties attach wood fence rails to metal fence posts, eliminating rotted and failed wood posts. The PGT is suitable for standard applications as well as corners and splices.

The PGTIC2Z-R is an interior corner pipe grip tie.

The PGT1.5Z-R is for 1 1/2″ pipe (1 7/8″ outside diameter), and the PGT2Z-R for 2″ pipe (2 3/8″ outside diameter).

The PGT2A is for 2″ pipe (2 3/8″ outside diameter).

Material: PGT2A—14 gauge; all others 12 gauge

Finish: PGTA, PGT2-R – Galvanized; PGTIC2Z, PGT1.5Z, PGT2Z-R – ZMAX® coating.


  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • PGTIC2Z-R to Post – Install two set screws (supplied) with 3/8 socket in predrilled holes.
  • PGTIC2Z-R to Rails – Use Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® 1/4″x1 1/2″ SDS wood screws
    (not supplied).
  • Install on vertical pipes, offsetting corners to allow for the correct rail alignment.
  • Use 3 to 4 PGTs per pipe; line up to stringline.
  • Fasten PGT with 1/4″ hex head bolt (supplied).
  • PGT attaches to rails with four Simpson Strong-Tie SDS 1/4″x1 1/2″ HDG wood screws (not supplied). See SDS screw information.
  • 1/4″ lag bolts may be used. Follow the code requirements for predrilling.
  • Nail or screw fence boards to rails.
  • Field bend PGT flanges to fit corner and angled conditions (bend one time only).


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