At Simpson Strong-Tie, we’ve built a heritage of connection innovation. Through our tireless commitment to technological advancement, research and rigorous testing, our engineers have acquired an unparalleled body of expertise, with more patents and code-listed products than anyone else in the business.
Our Yield-Link® connections are precision-made to meet the tough demands of structural steel construction. From building owners to engineers, to contractors and fabricators, the Yield-Link’s state-of-the-art design tools save everyone time and money — while providing a connection that keeps structural steel buildings strong and safe.
1. Custom design links are available. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie at (800) 999-5099 for more information.
Note: A Simpson Strong-Tie® patent label, provided by Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc., must be applied adjacent to each moment connection.
On each sheet of structural drawing/shop detail drawing that contains technical information showing the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong Frame Connections, the following notice of intellectual property must be affixed before release for intended use:
Building Owner. Engineer. Contractor. Fabricator. Whatever your role, we have the tools to make your job easier. Our software and design support services provide the speed and technical expertise needed to tackle the complex challenges of structural steel connections. Our tools can help you quickly plan, model and document complete designs according to your project’s unique specifications — all while staying on time and within budget.
To streamline the structural analysis and connection design using the Simpson Strong-Tie special moment frame Yield-Link connections, we have created the following tools and design guide to assist the Designers.
We created Revit families for our Yield-Link connections to help facilitate coordination between the different trades.
Download Revit family for Simpson Strong-Tie Yield-Link connections.
As part of the Revit families for the Yield-Link connections, Designers can create a schedule that includes all the Yield-Link connection information to use with their construction documents.
The Yield-Link® design tools can generate frame elevations from which the Yield-Link model ID, overall geometry and quantity can be obtained, and can be included in the Designer’s construction document and used by general contractors for pricing.
Obtain Simpson Strong-Tie model ID and quantity from structural drawings.
With the Yield-Link connection information from structural documents, customers can contact Simpson Strong-Tie for pricing information.
Call Simpson Strong-Tie at (800) 999-5099 for pricing or email or firstname.lastname@example.org
Simpson Strong-Tie has created a TEKLA custom component for our Yield-Link connection to assist detailers in locating the beam and column holes at the moment frame connection region.
For non-TEKLA users, a detailing sheet is also available.
Request TEKLA custom component from Simpson Strong-Tie for beam/column detailing.
Whether you install the Yield-Links on the job site or in your shop, Simpson Strong-Tie can work with you on your preferred location to receive the Yield-Link connection parts. Each moment connection includes: (2) Yield-Links, (2) buckling restraint plates, and (4) spacer plates. (Bolts not included.)
Contact Simpson Strong-Tie at (800) 999-5099 for shipping options.
To streamline the structural analysis and connection design using the Simpson Strong-Tie special moment frame Yield-Link connections, we have created tools and a design guide to assist the Designers. Our supporting software plugins can help you quickly plan, model and document complete designs according to your project's unique specifications—all while staying on time and within budget.Learn About the Plugins