VPA Variable-Pitch Connector
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Misc. Connectors for Engineered Wood
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The VPA may be sloped in the field, offering a versatile solution for attaching rafters to the top plate. It will adjust to accommodate slopes between 3:12 and 12:12, making it a complement to the versatile LSSR and LSSJ. This connector eliminates the need for notched rafters, beveled top plates and toe nailing.
- 18 gauge
- Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
- Uplift loads have been increased for earthquake or wind loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
- Loads may not be increased for duration of load.
- Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.
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