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.
- 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
- Wood Construction Connectors Technical and Installation Notes
- Cold-Formed Steel Connectors Technical and Installation Notes
- General Notes for Wood Construction Connectors
- General Notes for Cold-Formed Steel
- Corrosion Information
Product Information Table
|Zinc Galvanized, G90
These products are available with additional corrosion protection.
- For wood plates, noted values only apply to DF/SP members where wood top plates are used. For SPF values, multiply by 0.86.
- For wood plates, when cross-grain tension cannot be avoided, mechanical reinforcement to resist such forces should be considered.
- Screws installed into wood plates with a minimum #10 x 3/4" self-drilling screw.
- See Fastening Systems for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie fasteners.
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