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H14 Hurricane Tie

The H14 is designed for high uplift load resistance in wood construction. The embossments on the H14 add stiffness in crucial areas for improved performance. These U-shaped hurricane ties specifically designed for coastal conditions are the go-to tie for high-wind areas.

Key Features

  • Provides a connection between the truss or rafter and the wall of the structure that helps resist wind and seismic forces.
  • Additional fasteners into the top plates and rafter or truss provide higher uplift.
  • Provides faster installation than using two single-sided ties.
  • The H14 comes with a pre-bent flange that attaches underneath the double top plate. This flange can be straightened to allow installation on a header.


  • 18 ga.


  • Galvanized (G90)


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Hurricane ties do not replace solid blocking.
  • When installing ties on plated trusses (on the side opposite the truss plate) do not fasten through the truss plate from behind. This can force the truss plate off of the truss and compromise truss performance.

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
H14 18 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

H/TSP Seismic and Hurricane Ties Load Table
  1. See Straps and Ties General Notes.
  2. Allowable loads are for one anchor.
  3. Allowable loads in the F1 direction are not intended to replace diaphragm boundary members and do not account for possible cross-grain bending of the truss or rafter members.
  4. When cross-grain bending or cross-grain tension cannot be avoided in the members, mechanical reinforcement to resist such forces shall be considered by the designer.
  5. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.
  6. Using Strong-Drive SD Connector (SD9112) for 0.131” x 1 1/2”, Strong-Drive SD Connector (SD9212) for 0.131" x 2 1/2” (and longer) will get the same load as nails.

Code Reports & Compliance