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CS Coiled Strap


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Lateral Connectors, Ties and Straps

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CS coiled utility straps are an ideal solution when it is desired to brace wall studs via the flanges with strap. These products are packaged in lightweight cartons (about 40 pounds) and can be cut to length on the job site.

Key Features

  • Available in shorter rolls for smaller projects
  • Used for roof uplift and shear wall overturning resistance
  • A cost-effective alternative to pre-cut straps


  • See table


  • Galvanized (G90); ZMAX®


  • Use all specified fasteners. See General Notes.
  • Refer to the applicable code for minimum edge and end distance.
  • The table shows the maximum allowable loads and the screws required to obtain them. See footnote #1. Fewer screws may be used as given by footnote #3.


  • CS straps are available in 25' lengths; order CS14-R, CS16-R or CS20-R
  • For stainless steel, order CS16SS-R

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Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

  1. Use half of the fasteners in each member being connected to achieve the listed loads.
  2. For CS straps: End Length (inches) = 1/2 total fasteners + 1".
  3. Total Cut Length = End Length + Clear Span + End Length.
  4. Calculate the connector value for a reduced number of screws as follows: Allowable Load =

  5. Loads are based on lesser of steel strap capacity and AISI S100 fastener calculation.
  6. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

Code Reports & Compliance