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WSW-AB Strong-Wall® Wood Shearwall Anchor Bolt


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The WSWH high-strength wood shearwall is replacing the WSW wood shearwall. WSWH accessories are compatible only with WSWH panels; use WSW accessories with WSW panels.

The WSW-AB is a heavy-duty preassembled anchor bolt used to attach Strong-Wall wood shearwalls to concrete foundations. With a variety of length and diameter options, these anchor bolts offer flexibility for meeting specific project demands. A stamped head makes inspection and identification easy with a No-Equal® symbol, bolt length, bolt diameter and optional “HS” for high strength, if specified.

Key Features

  • Fixed-in-place compression nut to improve performance
  • Head stamp for easy identification and inspection

Product Includes

  • An additional nut for template installation is provided with each WSW-AB


  • ASTM F1554 Grade 36; high-strength (HS) ASTM A449


  • Install WSW-AB before the concrete is poured using the appropriate WSW-RT template and supplied nut; locate per designer
  • Install shear reinforcement per the registered design professional before concrete is poured
  • Foundation design by designer

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Product Information Tables

WSW-AB Anchor Bolts

Strong-Wall Wood Shearwall Width (in.) Model No. Dia. (in.) Total Length (in.) le(in.)
12 and 18 WSW-AB7/8x24 7/8 24 20
WSW-AB7/8x24HS 7/8 24 20
WSW-AB7/8x30 7/8 30 26
WSW-AB7/8x30HS 7/8 30 26
WSW-AB7/8x36HS 7/8 36 32
24 WSW-AB1x24 1 24 20
WSW-AB1x24HS 1 24 20
WSW-AB1x30 1 30 26
WSW-AB1x30HS 1 30 26
WSW-AB1x36HS 1 36 32

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