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APVT T Strap

Outdoor Accents flat T straps from Simpson Strong-Tie bring decorative appeal and lateral strength to any outdoor living space. They provide reinforcement for a connection where one lumber piece intersects another at a 90° angle. This T strap is easily installed with Outdoor Accents structural screws and hex-head washers. Part of the Avant Collection.

Key Features

  • The Avant Collection features connectors with straight edges and chamfered corners for a clean and timeless contemporary design
  • Install with Outdoor Accents structural screws and hex-head washer (sold separately) for a decorative look


  • 12-gauge steel


  • ZMAX® galvanization with black powder coat offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) H (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
APVT4 12 3 8 1/4 13 1/2 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1
APVT6 12 5 10 1/2 16 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1

Load Tables

Beam-to-Column Ties and Flat Straps
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Connector table loads and fastener quantities are listed for two parts. For single part installations, use half the listed values.
  3. All fasteners are Outdoor Accents SDWS22312DBB structural wood screws inserted through an STN22 hex-head washer.
  4. Fasteners sold separately.

Code Reports & Compliance