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LTP4/LTP5/A34/A35 Framing Angles and Plates

LTP4/LTP5/A34/A35

The larger LTP5 spans subfloor at the top of the blocking or rim joist. The embossments enhance performance.

The LTP4 Lateral Tie Plate transfers shear forces for top plate-to-rim joist or blocking connections. Nail holes are spaced to prevent wood splitting for single and double top plate applications. May be installed over plywood sheathing.

The A35 anchor's exclusive bending slot allows instant, accurate field bends for all two- and three-way ties. Balanced, completely reversible design permits the A35 to secure a great variety of connections.

Material

LTP4/LTP5—20 gauge; all others—18 gauge; models designated SS are stainless steel

Finish

Galvanized; SS uncoated. Some products available in stainless steel or ZMAX® coating. See Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • Use hot-dip galvanized (HDG) nails with ZMAX and HDG connector products. Use Type 316 stainless-steel nails with our stainless-steel connector products.
  • A35–Bend one time only.
  • Some products may be installed with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw. See model table.

Product Notes

  • Recent test data indicates that load values for some stainless-steel models for connectors on this page have changed. See stainless steel connector tables below for updated information.

Related Literature

Load Tables

Load Values with Carbon Steel Nails

    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.

   These models are approved for installation with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw. See the load values below.

A34
A35
A35
A35
LTP4 Installed over Wood Structural Panel Sheathing / LTP4 attaching Top Plates to Rim Joist
LTP5 Installed over Wood Structural Panel Sheathing
  1. Allowable loads are for one anchor. When anchors are installed on each side of the joist, the minimum joist thickness is 3".
  2. Some illustrations show connections that could cause cross-grain tension or bending of the wood during loading if not reinforced sufficiently. In this case, mechanical reinforcement should be considered.
  3. LTP4 can be installed over 3/8" wood structural panel sheathing with 8dx1 1/2" nails and achieve 0.72 of the listed load, or over 1/2" and achieve 0.64 of the listed load. 8d commons will achieve 100% load.
  4. The LTP5 may be installed over wood structural panel sheathing up to 1/2" thick using 8dx1 1/2" nails with no reduction in load.
  5. Connectors are required on both sides to achieve F2 loads in both directions.
  6. NAILS: 8dx1 1/2 = 0.131" dia. x 1 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information.
Load Values with Stainless Steel Nails
Model No. Type of Connection Fasteners Direction of Load DF/SP Allowable Loads SPF/HF Allowable Loads
Floor (100) Roof (125) (160) Floor (100) Roof (125) (160)
  1. SSNA8 nails are Simpson Strong-Tie® stainless steel ring shank nails.
  2. NAILS: SSN8 and SSNA8 = 0.131" dia. X 1 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information.
A34SS 1 8-SSN8 F1 295 365 410 255 280 280
F2 295 365 455 255 310 395
8-SSNA8 F1 395 485 515 340 415 445
F2 395 455 455 340 390 390
A35SS 2 9-SSN8 A1, E 220 220 220 150 150 150
C1 165 165 165 140 140 140
9-SSNA8 A1, E 295 365 395 255 315 340
C1 210 210 210 180 180 180
3 12-SSN8 A2 300 300 300 260 260 260
C2 250 250 250 170 170 170
D 175 175 175 150 150 150
12-SSNA8 A2 295 365 380 255 315 325
C2 295 365 370 255 315 320
D 230 230 230 200 200 200
4 12-SSN8 F1 505 505 505 420 420 420
F2 545 545 545 505 505 505
12-SSNA8 F1 595 695 695 510 600 600
F2 595 670 670 510 575 575
Load Values with Strong-Drive® SD Connector Screws
Model No. Direction of Load Fasteners DF/SP Allowable Loads SPF/HF Allowable Loads
Floor (100) Roof (125) (160) Floor (100) Roof (125) (160)

    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.

A34 F1 8-SD9112 640 640 640 450 550 550
F2 495 495 495 425 425 425
A35 A1, E 12-SD9112 260 295 320 225 255 275
C1 170 170 170 145 145 145
A2 260 295 320 225 255 275
C2 260 295 315 225 255 270
D 150 150 150 130 130 130
F1 695 695 695 600 600 600
F2 845 845 845 670 725 725
LTP4 G 12-SD9112 910 910 910 670 780 780
H 800 800 800 670 690 690

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
A34 ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446
A34SSNo code listing: Please contact us for test data.
A34Z ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446
A35 ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446
A35SSNo code listing: Please contact us for test data.
A35Z ER-102 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446
LTP4 ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25814 RR25910 FL10446
LTP4Z ER-112 ESR-2523 ESR-3096 RR25910 FL10446
LTP5 ER-102 ER-112 ER-124 RR25814 RR25489 FL10446 FL13872

ESR-2523 is an Index of many of Simpson Strong-Tie Stamped and Welded Cold-formed Steel Products for Wood or Cold-formed Steel Construction

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
A34
A34
DWGDXF
A34 front view
DWG DXF
A34 right view
DWG DXF
A34 top view
DWG DXF
A34
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D101: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D102: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D116: Gable End to Wall Framing
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D58: Header to Wall Framing
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D79: Post/Column to Beam
DWG DXF
Rotation Resistance
DWG DXF
A35
A35
DWGDXF
A35 front view
DWG DXF
A35 right view
DWG DXF
A35 top view
DWG DXF
A35
DWG DXF
A35 Chimney Framing
DWG DXF
A35 Beam to Post
DWG DXF
A35 Ceiling Joist to Beam
DWG DXF
A35 Foam board
DWG DXF
A35 Joist to Beams
DWG DXF
A35 Joist to Plate
DWG DXF
A35 Stud to Plates
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D101: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D103: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D73: Wall to Pile/Girder
DWG DXF
Lateral Load Connectors
DWG DXF
Pile to Girder Connectors 1
DWG DXF
LTP4
LTP4
DWGDXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D101: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D102: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
Floor to Floor Connections
DWG DXF
LTP4
DWG DXF
Stud to Band Joist Connections Version 2
DWG DXF
LTP5
LTP5
DWGDXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D100: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D102: Lateral Load
DWG DXF
High Wind-Resistant Construction D118: Gable End to Wall Framing
DWG DXF
LTP5
DWG DXF