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PSPNZ Protecting Shield Plate

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Protect and Repair

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

PSPN protecting shield plate nail stoppers meet IRC, IBC and the International Plumbing Code. PSPN516Z meets the code plumbing protection requirements as well as having additional fasteners if the designer chooses to use it as a track splice strap.

Material

  • 54 mil (16 ga.)

Finish

  • ZMAX® coating; see Corrosion Information

Installation

  • PSPN516Z — 0.162" x 3 1/2" nails
  • PSPN516Z allowable loads are as follows:
    • Sill plate installation — (12) 0.162" x 3 1/2" nails achieves 1,320 lb. for DF/SP and 1,145 lb. for SPF/HF.
    • Double top plates installation — (16) 0.162" x 3 1/2" nails achieves 1,760 lb. for DF/SP and 1,530 lb. for SPF/HF (IRC) and (24) 0.162" x 3 1/2" nails achieves 2,640 lb. for DF/SP and 2,290 lb. for SPF/HF (IBC).

Codes

PSPN516Z at top plates

  • International Residential Code® — 2012/2015/2018 P2603.2.1
  • International BuildingCode® — 2012/2015/2018 2308.5.8
  • International Plumbing Code — 2012/2015 305.6

PSPN516Z at bottom plate

  • International BuildingCode — 2012/2015/2018 2308.5.8
  • International Plumbing Code — 2012/2015 305.6

PSPN58Z at top plates and bottom plate

  • International Plumbing Code — 2012/2015 305.6
  • International Residential Code — 2012/2015/2018 P2603.2.1

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
PSPN516Z 54 16 5 16 5/16 ZMAX® 1
PSPN58Z 54 16 5 8 ZMAX® 1

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

PDF DWG DXF RFA IFC SAT