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Strong-Rod™ Systems

Your Full-Solution Partner for Seismic and Wind Restraint Systems

Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Rod Systems have become a popular continuous rod tiedown solution for light-frame, multi-story wood construction. Our Anchor Tiedown System for Shearwall Overturning Restraint and our Uplift Restraint System for Roofs address many of the design challenges specifically associated with multi-story buildings that must withstand seismic activity or wind events.

These challenges are complicated, and having a reliable, highly knowledgeable design partner can be critical to keeping projects on time and within budget. No structural connector and lateral systems manufacturer knows light-frame wood construction better than Simpson Strong-Tie, and we have what you need to design your building to resist seismic and wind loads. Code-listed components and systems that come with unmatched testing and design expertise are your formula for success.

Let Simpson Strong-Tie be your partner in designing the safest building possible with materials suited specifically for the application, making installation easier and costs lower. To find out how we can help you, fill out a Request for Information or call 800-999-5099.

ATS vs. URS

Continuous rod tiedown systems are used to resist two types of tension forces – shearwall-overturning forces and uplift forces on roofs.

Anchor Tiedown System for Canada

Our Anchor Tiedown System for Shearwall Overturning Restraint and our Uplift Restraint System for Roofs address many of the design challenges specifically associated with multi-storey buildings that must withstand seismic activity or wind events.

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Strong-Rod Systems Seismic and Wind Restraint Systems Guide

This guide explains how to specify Strong-Rod Anchor Tiedown System for Shearwall Overturning Restraint as well as the new Uplift Restraint System for Roofs.

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Anchor Tiedown System Installation

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The ATS installation overview video provides highlights of the installation sequence and covers the important areas, such as the component and take-up assembly, compression post framing, and termination options.