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LSTA Light Strap Tie


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The LSTA is designed to resist tension loads in wood-to-wood applications. This light strap tie utilizes a staggered nail pattern to help minimize wood splitting. The LSTA is designed for use on the edge of 2x members.

Key Features

  • Load-rated, precut strap designed for quick installation and optimal performance
  • Designed to resist wind and seismic forces
  • Floor-to-floor clear span application


  • See table


  • Galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes


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

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
LSTA12 33 20 1 1/4 12 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LSTA15 33 20 1 1/4 15 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LSTA18 33 20 1 1/4 18 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LSTA21 33 20 1 1/4 21 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LSTA24 33 20 1 1/4 24 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LSTA30 43 18 1 1/4 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LSTA36 43 18 1 1/4 36 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
LSTA9 33 20 1 1/4 9 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

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

LSTA Strap Ties Load Table
  1. See General Notes for Straps and Ties.
  2. 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.
Load Values with Strong-Drive® SD Connector Screws
Model No. Fasteners (Total) Allowable Tension Loads (DF/SP) Allowable Tension Loads (SPF/HF)
(160) (160)
LSTA9 8-SD9112 1095 715
LSTA12 10-SD9112 1235 895
LSTA15 12-SD9112 1235 1075
LSTA18 14-SD9112 1235 1235
LSTA21 14-SD9112 1235 1215
LSTA24 14-SD9112 1235 1235
LSTA30 14-SD9112 1640 1255
LSTA36 14-SD9112 1415 1255

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