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SSP Single-Stud-Plate Connector

Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps

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The SSP is a prebent strap designed to connect single studs in either top or bottom track applications. This versatile single-stud-plate connector helps to create a continuous load path in uplift resistance. The SSP features a top flange that allows the plate to attach securely to both top and bottom tracks.

Key Features

  • Embossments provide strength at the bend
  • Prebent design for easy installation
  • Can be installed before or after placement of wall


  • 18 gauge


  • Galvanized or ZMAX® coating; see Corrosion Information


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Top track installation — fill all round and triangle holes

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
SSP 18 1 3/8 6 11/16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
SSPZ 18 1 3/8 6 11/16 ZMAX® 1

Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection.

  1. For wood plates, noted values only apply to DF/SP members where wood top plates are used. For SPF values, multiply by 0.86.
  2. For wood plates, when cross-grain tension cannot be avoided, mechanical reinforcement to resist such forces should be considered.
  3. Screws installed into wood plates with a minimum #10 x 3/4" self-drilling screw.
  4. See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.

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