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LTB Light Tension Bridging

LTB

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Bridging and Bracing Connectors

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The LTB is a cost-effective solution for bracing between floor joists compared with field-fabricated blocking and clip angles. Installed in pairs, this light tension-type bridging keeps joists in place and prevents them from rotating while distributing loads over more than one joist.

Key Features

  • Galvanized for corrosion resistance
  • Keeps floor system continuity and prevents joist rotation
  • Installation flexibility, with multiple fastener holes on each end in a staggered pattern

Material

  • 22 ga. (27 mil)

Finish

  • Galvanized (G90)

Installation

  • Can be utilized with 6" and 8" joists at 12" o.c.
  • Tension bridging works only in tension, so must be used in cross pairs
  • Install bridging tightly; loose installation may allow floor movement
  • Requires two #10 screws at each end

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. L (in.) Joist Size Installs With Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
LTB20 22 19 1/2 2x8, 2x10 (2) 0.113 in. x 2 in. nails per end Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LTB40 22 39 2x8, 2x10 (2) 0.113 in. x 2 in. nails per end Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

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