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FJA/FSA Foundation Anchors


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The FJA foundation joist anchor nails or bolts directly into floor joists, providing a direct connection between the foundation and joist to resist uplift and lateral forces.

The FSA foundation stud anchor nails or bolts to floor joists, or nails to the stud. Plywood sheathing may require notching with stud-to-foundation installation.


  • 12 gauge


  • Galvanized. May be ordered HDG; contact Simpson Strong-Tie. See Corrosion Information.


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • FJA and FSA may be bent along bend line up to 20° to accommodate installation. Bend one time only.

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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.

FJA/FSA Foundation Anchors Load Table
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Spacing to be specified by the Designer.
  3. For additional retrofit information, see flier F-SEISRETRGD.
  4. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

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