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HTC Heavy Truss Clip

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

Material

  • 18 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • 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

Related Literature

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.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
HTCSee specific model numbers for code listings.
HTC4 ER-280 RR25962 FL10865

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
HTCNone None
HTC4
HTC4 Front View
DWG DXF
HTC4 Left View
DWG DXF
HTC4 Right View
DWG DXF
HTC4 Top View
DWG DXF
HTC4 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF