Bearing Plates give greater bearing surface than standard cut washers. They are designed to help strengthen and distribute the load at these critical connections. Bearing Plates are typically used on foundation anchor bolts in place of cut washers.
The ABA is an adjustable post base which offers moisture protection and finished hardware appearance. These post bases feature 1 in. standoff height above concrete floors, code-required when supporting permanent structures that are exposed to the weather or water splash, or in basements. They reduce the potential for decay at post and column ends.
Excellent product to use when building your deck combined with the steel rod that gets inserted into the sunkin concrete piers. Use the best and when the storms come you do not have to worry about it coming apart.