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H16 Hurricane Tie

Seismic and Hurricane Ties

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The H16 is a high-capacity hurricane tie that connects trusses to the top of wall plates in wood framing walls. The presloped seat simplifies installation and improves performance. The long straps of the H16 increase versatility, making it suitable for truss heel height up to 13 1/2".

Key Features

  • Provides a connection between the truss or rafter and the wall of the structure that helps resist wind forces
  • The presloped seat of 5:12 provides a tight fit and reduced deflection


  • 18 ga.


  • Galvanized (G90)


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Hurricane ties do not replace solid blocking.
  • Minimum heel height for H16 is 4".
  • H16 presloped at 5/12. Truss/rafter pitch of 3/12 to 7/12 is acceptable.

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
H16 18 1 5/8 18 3/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

H Seismic and Hurricane Ties Load Table
  1. See Straps and Ties General Notes.
  2. 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.
  3. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are diameter by length. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

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