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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 Turbo™ masonry screws to concrete or masonry.

Key Features

  • Engineered for increased loads in high-wind or seismic events
  • Sold in kits with Titen Turbo screws (TNT25234H)


  • 68 mil (14 ga.)


  • Galvanized (G90)


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Connectors attached to CMU/concrete using hex-head Titen Turbo 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 Turbo screws

Related Literature

Load Tables

Model No. Connector Material Thickness mil (ga.) Fasteners Allowable Uplift Loads
To Rafter / Truss To CMU To Concrete 33 mil (20 ga.) 43 mil (18 ga.)
S/HGAM10KT 68 (14 ga.) 4 — #14 4 — 1/4 x 2–3/4 Titen Turbo 4 — 1/4 x 1–3/4 Titen Turbo 810 850
  1. Min. f'm = 1,500 psi and f'c = 2,500 psi.
  2. Minimum edge distance is 1 1/2" for Titen Turbo screws.
  3. The products shall be installed such that the Titen Turbo screws are not exposed to the weather.
  4. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

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