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RTF Rigid Tie Flat Connector

RTF

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The RTF is designed to connect two horizontal 2x members to a vertical 2x4 in wood applications. Manufactured to high-quality standards to ensure solid performance, this flat rigid tie connector features a galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance.

Key Features

  • Fastens with Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SD screws (not included)
  • Constructed from corrosion-resistant galvanized steel
  • Easier and stronger than angled fastening

Material

  • 18 gauge

Finish

  • ZMAX® coating

Installation

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

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Post/Joist Size Ga. Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
RTF2Z 2x4 post; 2x joist 18 ZMAX® 1

Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection.

    RTF2Z is 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: SD 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