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VB Knee Brace

VB

Seismic and Hurricane Ties

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The VB provides lateral resistance force at the bottom of beams when installed approximately 45° or more to the vertical plane.

Material

  • 12 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • 16-N54A fasteners are included with the brace

Related Literature

Load Tables

  1. Roof loads have been increased 25% with no further increase allowed.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
VBSee specific model numbers for code listings.
VB10 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719
VB12 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719
VB5 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719
VB7 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719
VB8 ESR-2607 ESR-2523 RR25719

ESR-2523 is an Index of many of Simpson Strong-Tie Stamped and Welded Cold-formed Steel Products for Wood or Cold-formed Steel Construction

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
VBNone
Panel Connectors
DWG DXF
VB
DWG DXF
VB10None None
VB12None None
VB5None None
VB7None None
VB8None None