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MSTC Medium Strap Tie with Countersunk Nail Slots


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Lateral Connectors, Ties and Straps

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The MSTC is designed to resist tension loads in uplift applications. This medium strap tie utilizes a staggered fastener hole pattern to optimize strength. The MSTC is a load-rated, precut strap designed for quick installation and optimal performance.

Key Features

  • Designed to resist wind and seismic forces
  • Floor-to-floor clear span application


  • See table


  • Galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes


  • Special sizes can be made to order; contact Simpson Strong-Tie

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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.
MSTC28 54 16 3 28 1/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MSTC40 54 16 3 40 1/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MSTC52 54 16 3 52 1/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MSTC66 68 14 3 65 3/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MSTC78 68 14 3 77 3/4 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.

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