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TSP Twist Stud Plate

Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps

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The TSP is designed for connecting the top plate to a wall stud. This twist stud plate tie is installed on the web of a stud to avoid interference with sheathing. The TSP features a top flange that allows the plate to securely attach to top track or top track and top plate for use in hybrid wood trusses or rafters.

Key Features

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


  • 16 gauge


  • Galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes

Patent Information

  • US Patent D618,085

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
TSP 16 1 1/2 7 7/8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 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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