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LTS/MTS/HTS Twist Straps

LTS/MTS/HTS

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Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps

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Twist straps provide a tension connection between two members. They resist uplift at the heel of a truss economically. LTS/MTS have a 2"-bend section, and HTS has a 3 3/4"-bend section that eliminates interference at the transition points between the two members.

Material

  • LTS — 18 gauge; MTS — 16 gauge; HTS — 14 gauge

Finish

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

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • LTS, MTS and HTS are available with the bend reversed. Specify “–REV” after the model number, such as MTS16-REV.

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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. 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 MTS30 and 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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