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RTT Rigid Tie T Connector


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The RTT is designed to secure a horizontal 2x member to a vertical 2x member in wood applications. Manufactured to high-quality standards to ensure solid performance, this rigid tie tee 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


  • 18 gauge


  • RTT12 — galvanized (G90); RTT22Z — 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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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Post/Joist Size Ga. Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
RTT12 2x post; 1x joist 18 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
RTT22Z 2x post; 2x joist 18 ZMAX® 1

Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection.

    RTT22Z 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