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CS Coiled Strap


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Bridging and Bracing Connectors

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CS coiled utility straps are an ideal solution when it is desired to brace wall studs via the flanges with strap. These products are packaged in lightweight cartons (about 40 pounds) and can be cut to length on the job site.

Key Features

  • Available in shorter rolls for smaller projects
  • Used for roof uplift and shear wall overturning resistance
  • A cost-effective alternative to pre-cut straps


  • See table


  • Galvanized (G90); ZMAX®


  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • Refer to the applicable code for minimum edge and end distance.
  • The table shows the maximum allowable loads and the screws required to obtain them. See footnote #1. Fewer screws may be used as given by footnote #3.


  • CS straps are available in 25' lengths; order CS14-R, CS16-R or CS20-R
  • For stainless steel, order CS16SS-R

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Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

  1. In order to achieve the tabulated loads in the strap, attach each strap to the blocking with the tabulated number of screws.
  2. Strap length at blocking to achieve tabulated load = number of tabulated screws + 1".
  3. Calculate the strap value for a reduced number of screws to the blocking as follows:

  4. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

Code Reports & Compliance