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SP4/6/8 U-Shaped Stud Plate Ties

SP4/6/8

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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: Stud Plate Ties, Roof Truss and Rafter Connectors, Ties, and Straps for Cold-Formed Steel Construction

The SP4, SP6 and SP8 are designed as stud-to-plate connections to resist uplift. These U-shaped straps have a horizontal portion that bears against the wood-wall top plates or sill plates and two vertical legs that are nailed to the edges of a wood stud. These ties are a cost-effective option when properly installed before the placement of the wall.

Key Features

  • Load rated
  • Designed to resist wind and seismic forces
  • Does not require top or bottom track attachment

Material

  • See table

Finish

  • Galvanized (G90). Available with ZMAX® coating; see Corrosion Information.

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes

Related Literature

Load Tables

    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.

SP Stud Plate Ties Load Table
  1. See General Notes for Straps and Ties.
  2. Use Side (eccentric) load when uplift loads are applied to only one face of the top plate.
  3. Use Center (concentric) loads when uplift loads are applied at the centerline of the top plate, or where equal loads are applied to both sides of the top plate. Center loads should also be used for stud-to-bottom plate loads.
  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 & Compliance

Drawings

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