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MSTCM Medium Strap Tie for Masonry

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Straight Straps for Masonry

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The MSTCM is designed to resist tension loads in wood-to-masonry uplift applications that use either concrete or grout-filled concrete masonry units (GFCMU). This medium strap tie utilizes a staggered nail pattern to help minimize wood splitting. The high-capacity MSTCM also features countersunk nail slots for a lower nailing profile.

Key Features

  • Load-rated, precut strap designed for quick installation and optimal performance
  • Designed to resist wind and seismic forces
  • Attaches wood framing to concrete or grout-filled concrete masonry units including floor-to-floor clear span application

Material

  • 16 ga.

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Attaches to concrete or GFCMU and wood framing
  • Minimum end and edge distance for Titen Turbo™ screws is 1 1/2"

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
MSTCM40 16 3 40 1/4 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
MSTCM60 16 3 59 1/2 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

Masonry and Concrete Applications

Model No. Ga. Dim. (in.) Fasteners (in.) Allowable Tension Load DF/SP/SPF/HF (160)
W L Nails GFCMU Titen Turbo™ Concrete Titen Turbo™ GFCMU Concrete
MSTCM40 16 3 40 1/4 (26) 0.148 x 3 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 2 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 1 3/4 4,220 4,220
MSTCM60 16 3 59 1/2 (26) 0.148 x 3 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 2 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 1 3/4 4,220 4,220

See footnotes below.

Floor-to-Floor Clear Span Table

Model No. End Length (in.) Clear Span (in.) Fasteners (Total) (in.) Allowable Tension/ Uplift Loads
Nails GFCMU Titen Turbo™ Concrete Titen Turbo™ DF/SP SPF/HF
(160) (160)
MSTCM40 11 1/8 16 or 18 (14) 0.148 x 3 1/4 (10) 1/4 x 2 1/4 (10) 1/4 x 1 3/4 2,500 2,325
MSTCM60 17 1/8 22 1/4 (26) 0.148 x 3 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 2 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 1 3/4 4,220 4,220
MSTCM60 17 1/8 26 1/4 (20) 0.148 x 3 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 2 1/4 (14) 1/4 x 1 3/4 3,840 3,320
  1. Loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading, with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Minimum edge distance for Titen Turbo screw is 1 1/2".
  3. Concrete shall have a minimum compressive strength of f'c = 2,500 psi.
  4. Grout-filled CMU (GFCMU) shall have a minimum compressive strength of f'm = 1,500 psi.
  5. Products shall be installed such that Titen Turbo screws are not exposed to the exterior environment.
  6. See Titen Turbo screw information.
  7. Fasteners: Nail dimensions in the table are diameter by length. Titen Turbo screws are Simpson Strong-Tie® concrete and masonry screws (hex-head model required). For additional information, see Fastener Types and Sizes Specified for Simpson Strong-Tie Connectors.

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