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L/LS/GA Reinforcing and Skewable Angles

L/LS/GA

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L — staggered nail pattern reduces the possibility for splitting.

LS — field-adjustable 0° to 135° angles. The GA gusset angles' embossed bend section provides added strength.

Material

  • L — 16 gauge; GA and LS — 18 gauge

Finish

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

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • LS — field skewable; bend one time only
  • Joist must be constrained against rotation (for example, with solid blocking) when using a single LS per connection
  • Nail the L angle's wider leg into the joist to ensure table loads and allow correct nailing

Related Literature

Load Tables

Load Values with Nails

    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.

    For stainless-steel fasteners, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

    Many of these products are approved for installation with Strong-Drive® SD Connector screws.

L/LS/GA Reinforcing and Skewable Angles Load Table
  1. GA angles may be installed with 0.148" x 3" nails.
  2. GA1 uplift is 425 lb. for DF and 300 lb. for SPF when installed with Strong-Tie® SD Connector screws.
  3. GA2 uplift is 370 lb. for DF and 260 lb. for SPF when installed with Strong-Tie® SD Connector screws.
  4. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. SD screws are Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® screws. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.
Load Values with Stainless Steel Nails
Model No. Fasteners DF/SP Allowable Loads SPF/HF Allowable Loads
Floor (100) Snow (115) Roof (125) (160) Floor (100) Snow (115) Roof (125) (160)
  1. SSA10d nails are Simpson Strong-Tie® stainless steel ring shank nails.
  2. NAILS: SS10d and SSA10d = 0.148" dia. X 3" long. See other nail sizes and information.
LS50SS 8-SS10d 355 355 355 355 240 240 240 240
8-SSA10d 475 540 585 730 410 465 505 630
Load Values with Strong-Drive® SD Connector Screws
Model No. Fasteners DF/SP Allowable Loads SPF/HF Allowable Loads
Floor (100) Snow (115) Roof (125) (160) Floor (100) Snow(115) Roof (125) (160)

    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. F1 Direction.
  2. F2 Direction.
GA11 4-SD9112 340 375 375 375 225 260 280 325
GA12 4-SD9112 340 395 430 435 225 260 280 360
GA21 6-SD9112 515 590 640 695 335 385 420 540
GA22 6-SD9112 515 590 640 820 335 385 420 540
L301 4-SD9112 290 290 290 290 225 250 250 250
L302 4-SD9112 340 395 430 545 225 260 280 360
L501 6-SD9112 515 535 535 535 335 385 420 460
L502 6-SD9112 515 590 640 820 335 385 420 540
L701 8-SD9112 685 785 855 1015 450 515 560 715
L702 8-SD9112 685 785 855 1095 450 515 560 715
L901 10-SD9112 855 985 1070 1180 560 645 700 895
L902 10-SD9112 855 985 1070 1370 560 645 700 895

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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