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LTB Light Tension Bridging

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Joist Framing Connectors

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LTB bridging connectors are a cost-effective solution for bracing between non-load-bearing wall studs when compared with field fabricated blocking and clip angles.

Key Features

  • Galvanized for corrosion resistance
  • Keeps floor system continuity and prevents joist rotation
  • Installation flexibility, with six nail holes on each end and a staggered nail pattern

Material

  • 22 ga. (27 mil)

Finish

  • Galvanized (G90)

Installation

  • Use (2) #10 screws at each end
  • The LTB can be utilized with 3 5/8", 6", 8" and 10" studs at 16" o.c.
  • LTB works only in tension, so must be used in cross pairs
  • Install bridging tightly; loose installation may allow stud movement

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