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APT T Strap

APT

Outdoor Accents flat T straps from Simpson Strong-Tie bring decorative appeal and lateral strength to any outdoor living space. They provide reinforcement for a connection where one lumber piece intersects another at a 90° angle. These straps are easily installed with Outdoor Accents structural screws and hex-head washers.

Key Features

  • ZMAX® galvanization with a black powder coat offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with Outdoor Accents structural screws and hex-head washer (sold separately) for a decorative look

Material

  • 12-gauge steel

Finish

  • ZMAX with textured powder-coated, flat black paint

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Use of the Outdoor Accents connectors requires use of the hex-head washer (STN22) and structural wood screw (SDWSDBB)

Options

  • The APT4 is designed for use with 4x or larger lumber
  • The APT6 is designed for use with 6x or larger lumber

Related Literature

Beam-To-Column Ties
Model No. Ga. Dimensions Fastener Qty. Allowable Loads
W (in.) L (in.) H (in.) Column Beam Uplift F1
APT4 12 3 13 1/2 8 1/4 2 4 1,330 1,015
APT6 12 5 17 1/2 11 1/4 4 8 2,130 1,425
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or seismic loads with no further increase allowed.
  2. Connectors must be installed in pairs. Allowable loads do not apply to single parts.
  3. All fasteners are a Simpson Strong-Tie® SDWS22312DBB inserted through an STN22 washer.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
APT4 ER-280 ER-102
APT6 ER-280 ER-102

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
APT4
APT4 bottom view
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APT4 front view
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APT4 left view
DWG DXF
APT4 right view
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APT4 top view
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APT4
DWG DXF
APT6
APT6 bottom view
DWG DXF
APT6 front view
DWG DXF
APT6 left view
DWG DXF
APT6 right view
DWG DXF
APT6 top view
DWG DXF
APT6
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