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HCSTR Hinge Connector Strap

Use hinge connector straps for retrofit applications to strap horizontal wood members together where a hinge connector interferes.

All bolt holes shall be 1/32" (minimum) and 1/16" (maximum) larger than the bolt diameter (2015 NDS


  • HCSTR4 — Simpson Strong-Tie® gray paint; all others — galvanized


  • Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for longer lengths. For use with Simpson Strong-Tie hinge connectors.

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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. Allowable loads are for straps used in pairs and include a 60% increase for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed; reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Allowable loads assume a carrying member of 5 1/8" minimum thickness with bolts in double-shear.
  3. Designed for HC style hinge connectors; Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for lengths for HCA and HC3A (only) style hinge connectors.

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