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MST Medium Strap Tie

Lateral Connectors, Ties and Straps

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The MST is designed to resist tension loads in floor-to-floor and other applications. This high-capacity strap features a dense fastener hole pattern. The MST is a load-rated, precut strap designed for quick installation and optimal performance.

Key Features

  • Can be used in conjunction with embedded purlin anchor (PA) straps for additional length
  • Designed to resist wind and seismic forces


  • See table


  • Galvanized. Some products are available in stainless steel, ZMAX® coating or black powder coat (add PC to SKU); see Corrosion Information.


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
MST27 97 12 2 1/16 27 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MST27HDG 97 12 2 1/16 27 Hot-Dip Galvanized 1
MST37 97 12 2 1/16 37 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MST37HDG 97 12 2 1/16 37 Hot-Dip Galvanized 1
MST48 97 12 2 1/16 48 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MST48HDG 97 12 2 1/16 48 Hot-Dip Galvanized 1
MST60 118 10 2 1/16 60 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MST60HDG 118 10 2 1/16 60 Hot-Dip Galvanized 1
MST72 118 10 2 1/16 72 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

  1. Use half of the fasteners in each member being connected to achieve the listed loads.
  2. Loads are based on lesser of steel capacity or fastener calculation.
  3. Not all fastener holes need to be filled, as additional fastener holes are provided. Install fasteners symmetrically.
  4. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

Code Reports & Compliance