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TSP Twist Stud Plate

Stud Plate Ties

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The TSP is designed for connecting a sill/top plate to the wall stud or a 2x rafter to the top plate. This twist stud plate tie is installed on the wide face of the 2x stud to avoid interference with sheathing. The TSP features a top-flange that allows the plate to securely attach to both sill plates and top plates.

Key Features

  • Embossment feature provides strength at the bend
  • Can be installed before or after placement of wall


  • 16 gauge


  • Galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • Sill-plate installation — fill all round holes
  • Top-plate installation — fill all round and triangle holes

Patent Information

  • US Patent D6,18,,085

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
TSP 16 1 1/2 7 7/8 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

  1. See Straps and Ties General Notes.
  2. When cross-grain bending or cross-grain tension cannot be avoided in the members, mechanical reinforcement to resist such forces shall be considered by the designer.
  3. Noted values apply only to DF/SP members. For SPF values, multiply by 0.86.
  4. Southern pine allowable uplift load is 520 lb.
  5. 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.

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