Steel Strong-Wall® Shearwall
Working with specifiers, builders and contractors has given Simpson Strong-Tie insight into the needs of the various players in the design and construction process. This insight has enabled Simpson to design a composite shearwall that features some of the highest allowable loads in the industry while offering the easiest and fastest installation: The Steel Strong-Wall.
- Code Listed:
Simpson Strong-Tie Steel Strong-Wall shearwalls are code-listed to the 2009 IRC/IBC (see ICC-ES ESR-1679) and conform to ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria (AC322). Please read more about the Steel Strong-Wall under the new code.
- Stronger Wall: Load values between two and three times higher than the original Wood Strong-Wall®
- Less Labor = Increased Production: Fewer anchor bolts and fasteners coupled with easy access to the top and bottom of the wall result in more efficient installation
- Easier for All Trades: An easy-to-use anchor-bolt template for concrete contractors, pre-attached wood studs and predrilled holes where electricians need them for wiring
- Support and Service: Simpson Strong-Tie provides the best engineering technical support and experienced field representation available