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Steel Strong-Wall® Shearwalls: First Story Wood Floor Systems

Steel Strong-Wall® shearwalls designed for use on concrete foundations can be used with wood floor systems by extending the anchor bolts and installing compression nuts and solid blocking below the wall.

Installation

Installation Video

018a-2014
First-Story Wood Floor Installation

U.S. Patent 8,281,551
Canadian Patent 2,489,845

Wood First-Floor Wall Connection Kit

018a-2014-1

Two heavy hex nuts included with each wall.

Product Data
Model No. W (in.) H (in.) T (in.) Anchor Bolts Number of Screws in Top of Wall Total Wall Weight (lbs.)
Qty. Dia. (in.)
SSW12x7 12 80 2 3/4 4 74
SSW15x7 15 80 2 1 6 86
SSW18x7 18 80 2 1 9 99
SSW21x7 21 80 2 1 12 117
SSW24x7 24 80 2 1 14 127
SSW12x7.4 12 85½ 2 3/4 4 78
SSW15x7.4 15 85½ 2 1 6 91
SSW18x7.4 18 85½ 2 1 9 104
SSW21x7.4 21 85½ 2 1 12 122
SSW24x7.4 24 85½ 2 1 14 134
SSW12x8 12 93¼ 2 3/4 4 85
SSW15x8 15 93¼ 2 1 6 99
SSW18x8 18 93¼ 2 1 9 113
SSW21x8 21 93¼ 2 1 12 132
SSW24x8 24 93¼ 2 1 14 144
SSW12x9 12 105¼ 2 3/4 4 94
SSW15x9 15 105¼ 2 1 6 110
SSW18x9 18 105¼ 2 1 9 125
SSW21x9 21 105¼ 2 1 12 147
SSW24x9 24 105¼ 2 1 14 160
SSW12x10 12 117¼ 2 3/4 4 104
SSW15x10 15 117¼ 2 1 6 121
SSW18x10 18 117¼ 2 1 9 138
SSW21x10 21 117¼ 2 1 12 162
SSW24x10 24 117¼ 2 1 14 177
SSW15x11 15 129¼ 2 1 6 148
SSW18x11 18 129¼ 2 1 9 167
SSW21x11 21 129¼ 2 1 12 193
SSW24x11 24 129¼ 2 1 14 209
SSW15x12 15 141¼ 2 1 6 160
SSW18x12 18 141¼ 2 1 9 180
SSW21x12 21 141¼ 2 1 12 208
SSW24x12 24 141¼ 2 1 14 225
SSW18x13 18 153¼ 2 1 9 194
SSW21x13 21 153¼ 2 1 12 224
SSW24x13 24 153¼ 2 1 14 243

Product Information

Material

Vertical Panel - 10 gauge

Finish

Vertical Panel - Galvanized; Top and Base Plates - Simpson Strong-Tie® gray paint

Naming Legend

SSW-10a-naming

Wall Profiles

Pre-attached wood studs are 2x4 for walls 7' - 10' tall, and 2x6 for walls 11' - 13' tall.

010c-SSW12-2014
SSW12
010d-SSW15-2014

SSW15

010e-SSW15_2-2014

SSW15

010f-SSW18-2014
SSW18
010g-SSW18_2-2014
SSW18
010h-SSW21-2014
SSW21
010i-SSW21_2-2014
SSW21
010j-SSW24-2014
SSW24
010k-SSW24_2-2014
SSW24

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