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S/HGAM Hurricane Gusset Angle for Masonry


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The S/HGAM is designed to secure the bottom chord of a gable end truss or other framing member to masonry. The engineered gusset in the angle increases strength for lateral and uplift loads. This hurricane gusset angle installs easily with #14 screws to a rafter or truss and with Titen® 2 masonry screws to concrete or masonry.

Key Features

  • Engineered for increased loads in high-wind or seismic events
  • Sold in kits with Titen 2 screws (TTN25234H)


  • 68 mil (14 ga.)


  • Galvanized (G90)


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Connectors attached to CMU/concrete using hex-head Titen 2 screws
  • Attach to grout-filled CMU with a minimum of one #5 rebar horizontal in the top lintel block
  • Hurricane ties do not replace solid blocking

Ordering Information

  • The S/HGAM10KT is a kit of (10) connectors with (40) 1/4" x 2 3/4" Titen 2 screws

Related Literature

Load Tables

  1. Min. f'm = 1,500 psi and f'c = 2,500 psi.
  2. Minimum edge distance is 1 1/2" for Titen 2 screws.
  3. The products shall be installed such that the Titen 2 screws are not exposed to the weather.
  4. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

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