The HGAM is designed to secure the bottom chord of a gable end truss or other framing member to masonry. The engineered gusset in the angle increases strength for lateral and uplift loads. This hurricane gusset angle installs easily with 1 1/2" Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws and Titen Turbo™ masonry screws to concrete or masonry.
Engineered for increased loads in high-wind or seismic events
Also available in kits with Strong-Drive SDS and Titen Turbo screws
Strong-Drive SDS screws are high-strength structural screws that install with no predrilling because of their patented, easy driving Type-17 point
Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
Connectors attached using hex-head Titen Turbo screws
Products shall be installed such that the Titen Turbo screws are not exposed to the exterior environment
Attach to grout-filled CMU with a minimum one #5 rebar horizontal in the course