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MGT Medium Girder Tiedown


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Girder Tiedowns

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The MGT is a connector designed to resist moderate uplift loads. This medium girder tiedown allows flexible installation, with options to install the straps either vertically or wrapped over the top of the truss. The MGT can be anchored down into place directly into CMU or in combination with a holdown.

Key Features

  • Suitable for retrofit applications
  • Preinstalled washer for easy installation
  • Load rated to resist high-wind forces


  • 12 gauge


  • Galvanized (G90)


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Install a minimum of (6) 0.148" x 3" nails into the roof member face on same side as MGT base.

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
MGT 12 3 3/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

  1. See General Notes for Straps and Ties.
  2. MGT can be installed with straps vertical for full table load, provided that all specified nails are installed to either a solid header or minimum double 2x6 web.
  3. 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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