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HGT Heavy Girder Tiedown

Girder Tiedowns

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The HGT is a girder tiedown for high-load, 2-, 3- or 4-ply truss applications. The HGT offers high uplift capacity for girders and can be installed on trusses and beams with top chord slopes up to 8/12. The HGT can be anchored down into place directly into CMU or in combination with a holdown.

Key Features

  • Crescent washers supplied to allow for adjustability during installation
  • Load rated to resist high-wind forces


  • 7 gauge


  • Simpson Strong-Tie gray paint


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • When the HGT-3 is used with a 2-ply girder or beam, shimming is required. Fasten shim to act as one unit.

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Description Ga. W (in.) H (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
HGT-2 2-ply width 7 3 5/16 3 5/8 Simpson Strong-Tie Gray Paint 1
HGT-3 3-ply width 7 4 5/16 3 5/8 Simpson Strong-Tie Gray Paint 1
HGT-4 4-ply width 7 6 9/16 3 5/8 Simpson Strong-Tie Gray Paint 1

Load Tables

HGT Girder Tiedown
  1. See Straps and Ties General Notes.
  2. Girder tiedowns installed on the outside of the wall require a 3 1/2" overhang to achieve table loads.
  3. Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws may be installed through metal truss plates as approved by the truss designer, provided the requirements of ANSI/TPI 1-2014, Sections and 8.9.2 are met (predrilling required through the plate using a 5/32" bit maximum).
  4. The allowable uplift load listed is for the girder tiedown and anchor rods only. The allowable uplift of the holdown or other anchorage must be checked.
  5. 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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