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HTS Heavy Twist Strap

HTS

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Strong-Rod® URS Components

This product's information may differ depending on the category of use. You are currently viewing details related to Strong-Rod® URS Components. You can also view product information related to the categories of: Twist Straps, Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps for Cold-Formed Steel Construction

The HTS provides a tension connection between two members. This economical twist strap resists heavy uplift loads at the rafter or heel of a truss. The HTS has a small bend section to reduce interference at the transition points between the two members.

Key Features

  • Available with the bend reversed
  • Straps do not need to be wrapped over the truss to achieve the allowable load
  • Versatile with many lengths offered to fit the specific application

Material

  • 14 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized. Some products available in stainless steel and ZMAX®; see Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • Available with the bend reversed. Specify "-REV" after the model number, such as HTS16-REV.

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Thickness (mil) Ga. L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
HTS16 68 14 16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS16-REV 68 14 16 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS20 68 14 20 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS20-REV 68 14 20 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS20Z 68 14 20 ZMAX® 1
HTS24 68 14 24 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS24-REV 68 14 24 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30C 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30C-REV 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1
HTS30-REV 68 14 30 Zinc Galvanized, G90 1

Load Tables

Load Values with Nails

    These products are available with additional corrosion protection. Additional products on this page may also be available with this option, check with Simpson Strong-Tie for details.

HTS Twist Straps Load Table
  1. See General Notes for Straps and Ties.
  2. HTS24 through HTS30C (except HTS30) have additional nail holes.
  3. All straps except the HTS30 have the twist in the center of the strap.
  4. Twist straps do not need to be wrapped over the truss to achieve the allowable load.
  5. May be installed on the inside face of the stud.
  6. Allowable lateral loads are F1 = 75 lb. and F2 = 125 lb. when the following installation requirements are met. The first seven nail holes on each side of the bend must be filled with 0.148" x 1 1/2" minimum nails. All additional fasteners may be installed in any remaining strap holes.
  7. 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 & Compliance

Drawings

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