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RTR Rigid Tie Rail Connector

RTR

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The RTR is designed for connecting a 2x member to another member in wood construction applications. Manufactured to high-quality standards to ensure solid performance, this rigid tie connector features a galvanized finish for added corrosion resistance. The versatile RTR is ideal for a variety of projects including fences, railings and utility furniture.

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

  • 20 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized or ZMAX® coating; see Corrosion Information

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Always follow manufacturers’ instructions when using power tools and building equipment
  • Install vertical members first, then attach horizontal members for easier alignment
  • Seat wood member in bracket with a C-clamp before securing to aid positioning and prevent skewing

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
New products
Model No. Post/Joist Size Ga. Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
RTR 2x post; 2x joist 20 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
RTRZ 2x post; 2x joist 20 ZMAX® 1

Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection.

    RTR/RTRZ is approved for installation with Strong-Drive SD Connector screws.

Rigid Tie® Connectors Load Table
  1. Fasteners: SD screws are Simpson Strong-TieStrong-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