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Wood Strong-Wall® Shearwalls:
Anchor Bolt Templates

Wood Strong-Wall® Concrete Templates
Strong-Wall Model Width (in.) Strong-WallŪ Template Model No.
Exterior Interior Panel Form Steel Form CMU
SW16 16 SWT16 SWTI16 SWTPF16 SWTSF16 SWTCMU16
SW18 18 SWT18 SWTI18 SWTPF18 SWTSF18 SWTCMU18
SW22 22 SWT22 SWTI22 SWTPF22 SWTSF22 SWTCMU22
SW24 24 SWT24 SWTI24 SWTPF24 SWTSF24 SWTCMU24
SW32 32 SWT32 SWTI32 SWTPF32 SWTSF32 SWTCMU32
SW48 48 SWT48 SWTI48 SWTPF48 SWTSF48 SWTCMU48
  1. The height of the garage curb above the garage slab is critical for rough header opening on portal walls.
  2. See Garage Portal for curb height tables.
  3. Raised-Floor Wood Strong-Wall® shearwalls require 1 1/2" or 3" of concrete on either side. Allow 1 1/2" or 3" of concrete on either side of the template if the design is for a wood 1st-floor or 2nd-floor application.
  4. For RF Raised-Floor walls, use the corresponding Standard Wood Strong-Wall shearwall template as required.
  5. Templates are recommended and are required in some jurisdictions.
  6. Foundation design by Designer.
  7. Templates are the same for 4" or 6" thick walls.

SWT Exterior Template
(for 2x Form Boards)
U.S. Patent 7,445,192
Template must be set in for -RF walls.
See footnote 3.

SWT Exterior Template
(for 2x form boards,
raised-floor installation)

 


SWTI Interior Template
(for 2x4 above concrete)
U.S. Patent 7,445,192

SWTPF Template
(for plywood panel forms)
U.S. Patent 7,445,192




SWTSF Template
(for steel form systems)
U.S. Patent 7,445,192

SWTCMU
(for CMU)
U.S. Patent 7,445,192


Typical SWTCMU Installation


Wood Strong-Wall® Shearwall Anchor Bolt Layout: 

Table
  1. SW16 and SW22 sheathing extends 1/2" past the face of adjacent framing.
  2. SW48 walls have 3 mudsill anchor bolts. Dimension shown is to first bolt from edge.
  3. Templates are recommended and are required in some jurisdictions.
  4. Dimension is the same for 4" or 6" thick wall models.


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