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PSQ™ Piling Strap, Quick-Install

The PSQ is designed to support heavy, concentrated loads by creating a strong connection between wood girders and piles. The PSQ is a load-rated, precut strap designed for quick installation and optimal performance. This pile strap brings greatest strength to the connection when the wood members are notched, and installs quickly and easily with the patented Strong-Drive® SDWH Timber-Hex HDG screws (not included), providing high allowable loads.

Key Features

  • Hot-dip galvanized (HDG) for corrosion resistance
  • Designed to resist wind and seismic forces


  • 7 ga.


  • HDG. Also available in black powder coat.


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
PSQ218 7 2 18 Hot-Dip Galvanized 1
PSQ418 7 4 18 Hot-Dip Galvanized 1

Load Tables

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection.

  1. See Straps and Ties General Notes.
  2. Posts and beams may consist of multiple members provided they are connected independently of the strap fasteners.
  3. PSQ loads are per part (not pair). F1 loads on DF/SP for PSQ218 and PSQ418 are 750 lb. and 780 lb., respectively. SPF/HF F1 loads are 645 lb. and 670 lb.
  4. Screws: SDWH27400G = 0.27"-diameter x 4"-long Strong-Drive® SDWH Timber-Hex HDG screw. (Longer SDWH27G screws may be used.)

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