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Hurricane and Seismic Ties

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Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps

This product's information may differ depending on the category of use. You are currently viewing details related to Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps. You can also view product information related to the categories of: Seismic and Hurricane Ties, Hurricane Ties for Plated Truss, Hurricane Ties for Masonry

Designed to provide seismic and wind ties for wood trusses or joists-to-CFS walls, this versatile line may be used for general purposes, strongback attachments, and as all-purpose ties where one member crosses another.

HS24 attaches the bottom chord of a truss or rafter at pitches from 0:12 to 4:12 to steel top plates.

Material

  • See table

Finish

  • Galvanized (G90). Selected products available in stainless steel or ZMAX® coating. See Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • H1 can be installed with flanges facing inward (reverse of H1 installation illustration 1)
  • Hurricane ties do not replace solid blocking
  • H3 and H6 ties are only shipped in equal quantities of rights and lefts

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Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option. Contact Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

  1. Allowable loads on wood have been increased 60% for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed; reduce where other load duration factors govern.
  2. Hurricane ties are shown installed on the outside of wall for clarity. Installation inside of wall is acceptable. For Continuous Load Path, connections must be on same side of wall.
  3. When cross-grain bending or cross-grain tension cannot be avoided, mechanical reinforcement to resist such force should be considered.
  4. H10S connectors can be installed 3/4" (max.) from the center of the vertical stud per the in-line framing specifications of the AISI General Provisions for reduced uplift of 890 lb., provided that the screw edges are met.
  5. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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