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HGAM Hurricane Gusset Angle for Masonry


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The HGAM is designed to secure the truss to the top plate in gable end truss connections or to secure 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 Strong-Drive® SDS 1 1/4" and Titen® masonry screws to concrete or masonry.

Key Features

  • Engineered with increased loads in high-wind or seismic events
  • Also available in kits with Strong-Drive SDS and Titen 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 2 screws
  • Attach to grouted concrete block with a minimum one #5 rebar horizontal in the course
  • Hurricane ties do not replace solid blocking

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