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NS/PSPNZ Nail Stoppers

NS/PSPNZ

Nail stoppers help prevent nails from piercing pipes and electrical lines. Installed over utilities that pass through framing members.

PSPN516Z and PSPN58Z protecting shield plate nail stoppers meet IRC, IBC and the International Plumbing Code. PSPN516Z meets structural and protection requirements with one strap.

Material

  • 16 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized; PSPN — ZMAX® coating; see Corrosion Information

Installation

  • PSPN516Z — 16d commons (see table notes).
  • Other models — 8d commons or prongs. For more information see flier Code Compliant Repair and Protection Guide (F-REPRPROTECT).

Codes

PSPN516Z (16 gauge ZMAX) at top plates

  • International Residential Code® — 2012/2015 P2603.2.1 and R602.6.1
  • International Building Code® — 2012/2015 2308.5.8
  • International Plumbing Code — 2012/2015 305.6 

PSPN516Z (16 gauge ZMAX) at bottom plate

  • International Building Code® — 2012/2015 2308.5.8
  • International Plumbing Code — 2012/2015 305.6 

PSPN58Z (16 gauge ZMAX) at top plates and bottom plate

  • International Plumbing Code — 2012/2015 305.6
  • International Residential Code® — 2012/2015 P2603.2.1 

NS1 — nail stops to protect supply lines from drywall nails or screws

  • International Residential Code® — 2012/2015 Table E3802.1
  • National Electric Code — 2008/2011 300.4 

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Product Information 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.

   These models are approved for installation with the Strong-Drive® SD Connector screw.

  1. PSPN516Z—(12) 16d nails into sill plate achieves 1,365 lbs. for DF/SP, and 1,180 lbs. for SPF/HF. (24) 16d nails into top plates achieves 1,820 lbs. for DF/SP, and 1,575 lbs. for SPF/HF.
  2. To meet the prescriptive IRC requirement 16d box nails (0.135" dia x 3 1/2") may be used.
  3. NAILS: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 1/2" long, 8d = 0.131" dia. x 2 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
NSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
NS1Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
NS2Prescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
PSPNSee specific model numbers for code listings.
PSPN516ZPrescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.
PSPN58ZPrescriptive code: Products which meet prescriptive code requirements.

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
NSNone None
NS1
NS1
DWGDXF
NS1 front view
DWG DXF
NS1 right view
DWG DXF
NS1 top view
DWG DXF
None
NS2None None
PSPNNone None
PSPN516ZNone None
PSPN58ZNone None