The Simpson Strong-Tie LCE4 is two-piece corner connector for 4-by or 6-by lumber (new or retrofit construction).
Connectors should be properly sized to match the framing. The Simpson Strong-Tie BCS2-3/6 is a one-piece connector for attaching a triple 2-by beam to a 6x6 post.
Hardware for post-to-beam connections is available for both new and retrofit construction. The USP PBS44, a two-piece connector for attaching a 4x4 post to a 4-by beam, can be used in either new or retrofit construction.
The Simpson Strong-Tie AC6Z, a two-piece connector for end-post installation where the sides of the post and the beam are flush, can be used in new or retrofit construction.
The USP PB66-6, a two-piece connector for beams that are narrower than the post width, is designed for new construction.