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RTC Rigid Tie® Corner Connector

Rigid Tie® Connectors

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The RTC is a uniquely designed rigid tie connector that connects two horizontal members at a corner to a vertical wood member. Manufactured to high-quality standards to ensure solid performance, this corner rigid tie connector features a galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance.

Key Features

  • Compatible with Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SD screws
  • Constructed from corrosion-resistant galvanized steel
  • Easier and stronger than angled fastening


  • RTC44 14 gauge; all others 18 gauge


  • Galvanized or ZMAX® coating; see Corrosion Information


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

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    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 screws are Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive screws. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

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