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TS Twist Straps

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Twist straps provide a tension connection between two wood members. An equal number of right- and left-hand units are supplied in each carton.

Material

  • 16 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized; see Corrosion Information

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Loads are for a single TS strap. TS should be installed in pairs to reduce eccentricity.

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Load Tables

  1. Install half of the fasteners on each end of the strap to achieve full loads.
  2. Loads have been increased 60% for wind or earthquake loading; no further increase allowed; reduce where other loads govern.
  3. 16d sinkers (0.148" dia. x 3 1/4" ) may be substituted for the specified 16d commons at 0.84 of the table loads.
  4. NAILS: 16d = 0.162" dia. x 3 1/2" long. See other nail sizes and information.

Code Reports

Part IAPMO UES ER ICC-ES ESR City of Los Angeles State of Florida
TSSee specific model numbers for code listings.
TS12No evaluation report listing.
TS18No evaluation report listing.
TS22No evaluation report listing.
TS9No evaluation report listing.

Drawings

Part Orthographic Perspective
TSNone None
TS12
TS12 Front View
DWG DXF
TS12 Right View
DWG DXF
TS12 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
TS18None
TS12 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
TS22
TS22 Front View
DWG DXF
TS22 Right View
DWG DXF
TS12 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF
TS9
TS9 Front View
DWG DXF
TS9 Right View
DWG DXF
TS12 Installed Perspective View
DWG DXF