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HTS Heavy Twist Strap

HTS

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Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps

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The HTS provides a tension connection between two members. This economical twist strap resists heavy uplift loads at the rafter or heel of a truss. The HTS has a small bend section to reduce interference at the transition points between the two members.

Key Features

  • Available with the bend reversed
  • Straps do not need to be wrapped over the truss to achieve the allowable load
  • Versatile with many lengths offered to fit the specific application

Material

  • 14 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized. Some products available in stainless steel and ZMAX®; see Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Available with the bend reversed. Specify "-REV" after the model number, such as HTS16-REV.

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
HTS16 68 14 16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS16-REV 68 14 16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS20 68 14 20 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS20-REV 68 14 20 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS20Z 68 14 20 ZMAX® 1
HTS24 68 14 24 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS24-REV 68 14 24 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30C 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30C-REV 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30-REV 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

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. Not all fastener holes need to be filled, as additional fastener holes are provided. Install fasteners symmetrically.
  2. Install half of the fasteners on each end of strap to achieve full loads.
  3. All straps except the HTS30 have the twist in the center of the strap.
  4. Twist straps do not have to be wrapped over the truss to achieve the load.
  5. May be installed on the inside face of the stud.
  6. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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