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HRS Strap Tie

Straight Straps

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The HRS is designed to resist tension forces between two wood members. The HRS6, HRS8 and HRS12 can be installed on the edge of 2x members. The HRS416Z is designed for 4x members. These straps are load-rated, precut straps designed for quick installation and optimal performance. The HRS installs where top or bottom plates are cut, at wall intersections and as ridge ties.

Key Features

  • Engineered to resist wind and seismic forces
  • Precut straps for ease of installation


  • 12 gauge


  • Galvanized. Some products are available hot-dip galvanized or in ZMAX® coating; see Corrosion Information.


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • The HRS416Z installs with Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws


  • Special sizes can be made to order; contact Simpson Strong-Tie

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
HRS12 97 12 1 3/8 12 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HRS416Z 97 12 3 1/4 16 ZMAX® 1
HRS6 97 12 1 3/8 6 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HRS8 97 12 1 3/8 8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection.

    Many of these products are approved for installation with Strong-Drive® SD Connector screws.

HRS Strap Ties Load Table
  1. See Straps and Ties General Notes.
  2. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are listed diameter by length. SDS screws are Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws. For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

Load Values with Strong-Drive® SD Connector Screws

Model No. Fasteners (Total) Allowable Tension Loads (DF/SP) Allowable Tension Loads (SPF/HF)
(160) (160)
HRS6 6-SD9112 820 540
HRS8 10-SD9112 1370 895
HRS12 14-SD9112 1915 1255

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