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RPS Strap Tie

RPS

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The RPS meets IBC, IRC and City of Los Angeles code requirements for HVAC and pipes in walls.

Finish

  • Galvanized. Some products available in ZMAX® coating. See Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Use RPS22 or RPS28 (16 gauge) to reinforce top plate
  • Use RPS18Z, RPS22Z or RPS28Z (16 gauge ZMAX) to reinforce sill plate

Codes

  • International Residential Code® — 2012/2015/2018 R602.6.1
  • International Building Code® — 2012 2308.9.8; 2015/2018 2308.5.8
  • Also see Code Reports table below

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Load 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.

RPS Strap Ties Load Table
  1. Loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading, with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. To meet the prescriptive IRC requirement, 0.148" x 1 1/2" nails may be used.
  3. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
RPSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
RPS18 ESR-2608 ESR-2523 RR25725 FL10864
RPS18Z ESR-2608 ESR-2523 RR25725 FL10667 FL10864
RPS22 ESR-2608 ESR-2523 RR25725 FL10864
RPS22Z ESR-2608 ESR-2523 RR25725 FL10667 FL10864
RPS28 ESR-2608 ESR-2523 RR25725 FL10864
RPS28Z ESR-2608 ESR-2523 RR25725 FL10667 FL10864

ESR-2523 is an Index of many of Simpson Strong-Tie Stamped and Welded Cold-formed Steel Products for Wood or Cold-formed Steel Construction

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
RPS18
PLMBG 1.0 Detail Sheet
DWGDXF
RPS18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
RPS18ZNone
RPS18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
RPS22
PLMBG 1.0 Detail Sheet
DWGDXF
RPS18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
RPS22ZNone
RPS18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
RPS28
PLMBG 1.0 Detail Sheet
DWGDXF
RPS18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
RPS28Z
PLMBG 1.0 Detail Sheet
DWGDXF
RPS18 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF