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.
- Designed to resist wind and seismic forces
- Floor-to-floor clear span application
- See table
- 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
|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|
- Use half of the fasteners in each member being connected to achieve the listed loads.
- Loads are based on lesser of steel capacity or fastener calculation.
- Not all fastener holes need to be filled, as additional fastener holes are provided. Install fasteners symmetrically.
- See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.
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