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MTS Medium Twist Strap

MTS

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Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps

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The MTS provides a tension connection between two members. This economical twist strap resists moderate uplift loads at the rafter or heel of a truss. The MTS 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

  • 16 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 MTS16-REV.

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
MTS12 54 16 12 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS12-REV 54 16 12 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS12Z 54 16 12 ZMAX® 1
MTS16 54 16 16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS16-REV 54 16 16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS16Z 54 16 16 ZMAX® 1
MTS18 54 16 18 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS18-REV 54 16 18 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS20 54 16 20 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS20-REV 54 16 20 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS20SS 54 16 20 Stainless Steel 1
MTS20Z 54 16 20 ZMAX® 1
MTS24C 54 16 24 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS24C-REV 54 16 24 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS30 54 16 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS30C 54 16 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS30C-REV 54 16 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS30-REV 54 16 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MTS30Z 54 16 30 ZMAX® 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 MTS30 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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