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HTC Heavy Truss Clip

For alignment control between a roof truss and nonbearing walls; the 2 1/2" slot permits vertical truss chord movement when loads are applied.


  • 18 gauge


  • Galvanized


  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • The HTC has a 2 1/2" slot to accommodate truss movement
  • This connector has high lateral capacity
  • The S/HTC is available for steel truss applications
  • Products not intended for floor applications due to the frequency of floor joist deflections and potential for squeaks

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
HTC4 18 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

HTC Load Table
Typical HTC4 Installation on a 2x4 Plate
Typical HTC4 Installation on a 2x4 Plate
  1. Loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading, with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Truss or rafter must bear on top plate to achieve the allowable loads under "Without Gap."
  3. When installed with maximum 1 1/4" space between rafter or truss and top plate, use loads under "With 1 1/4" Gap." Where loads are not required, space is not limited to 1 1/4".
  4. 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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