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FSC Floor-Span Connector

FSC

This product has been discontinued. Please see the SDWF-TUW and SDWC (or) DTT2Z as a replacement.

As an alternative to coil strap, the FSC floor span connector connects upper floors to lower floors from the inside of the wall. The convenient obround holes make installation in narrow wall cavities easy. Installs with a 3/8" all thread rod, nut and washer (not included).

Material

  • 12 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Can be used on a single 2x stud.
  • Threaded rod, washers and nuts are not supplied with the FSC.
  • Use 3/8" threaded rod grade A307 or better, with matching nuts and cut washers.
  • FSC may be installed a maximum of 18" from the sill or top plates.
  • Drill 1/2" to 3/4" diameter hole through the plates for threaded rod access, hole should be located approximately 1 1/2" away from the face of stud used for FSC attachment.
  • Nails can be installed up to 30 degree angle with no reduction in load capacity.

Related Literature

Load Tables

  1. The allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Load values are based on a minimum lumber thickness of 1 1/2".
  3. Standard cut washer is required with the 3/8" all thread rod.
  4. The FSC can be used on offset studs provided the horizontal offset is no greater than 3".
  5. NAILS: 10dx1 1/2 = 0.148" dia. x 1 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
FSC ER-102 ER-112 RR25814 FL10446

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
FSC
FSC
DWGDXF
FSC front view
DWG DXF
FSC right view
DWG DXF
FSC top view
DWG DXF
FSC
DWG DXF