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RPS Strap Tie

RPS

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

Codes

  • Use RPS22 or RPS28 (16 gauge) to reinforce top plate
  • Use RPS18Z, RPS22Z or RPS28Z (16 gauge ZMAX®) to reinforce sill plate
    • International Residential Code® — 2012/2015 R602.6.1
    • International Building Code® — 2012 2308.9.8; 2015 2308.5.8
  • Also see Code Reports table

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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.

  1. Loads include a 60% load duration increase on the fasteners for wind or earthquake loading.
  2. To meet the prescriptive IRC requirement 10dx1 1/2 (0.148" dia. x 1 1/2" long) may be used.
  3. NAILS: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 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
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
RPSNone
RPS
DWG DXF
RPS18
RPS18
DWGDXF
None
RPS18ZNone None
RPS22
RPS22
DWGDXF
None
RPS22ZNone None
RPS28
RPS28
DWGDXF
None
RPS28ZNone None