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RTA/RTB/RTC/RTF/RTR/RTT/RTU/FWH Rigid Tie® Connectors

RTA/RTB/RTC/RTF/RTR/RTT/RTU/FWH

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Rigid Tie connector products are great utility connectors used to connect wood members together in a variety of ways. See the table and drawings for possible wood member connections.

Material

  • RTC44 — 14 gauge; RTA2 — 16 gauge; RTR and RTB — 20 gauge; all others — 18 gauge

Finish

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

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Always follow manufacturer's instructions when using power tools and building equipment

Related Literature

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.

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

Rigid Tie® Connectors Load Table
  1. Allowable loads must be equally distributed on both joists.
  2. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are diameter by length. SD and SDS screws are Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® screws. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

PDF DWG DXF RFA IFC SAT