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Strong-Wall® Wood Shearwall Multi-Story Kit 

Strong-Wall® Wood Shearwall Multi-Story Kit

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The Strong-Wall wood shearwall multistory wall connection kit is designed to be a complete solution for two-story stacked applications. The kit works with Strong-Wall wood shearwalls to resist lateral forces. The Strong-Wall wood shearwall multi-story wall connection kit offers simplified installation and includes the holdowns, bearing block and nuts and washers necessary to join the upper and lower WSW walls.

Key Features

  • Simplified installation provides superior performance

Product Includes

  • (2) holdowns with preattached bolts; (2) standard hex nuts and flat washers; LSL bearing block; installation instructions

Installation

  • Install the lower WSW wall per standard installation procedure.
  • Align the LSL bearing block with the lower WSW wall on the top plates.
  • Place the WSW-MSK holdowns over the bearing block.
  • Attach the WSW-MSK holdown to the lower WSW wall using 0.148" x 2 1/2" (min. length) nails. Nails not supplied with kit.
  • Install upper WSW wall over preattached bolts on the WSW-MSK holdown and attach with nuts and washers. Note that upper and lower WSW walls must be of the same width.

Related Literature

Product Information Tables

Multi-Story Connection Kit

Model No. Contents
WSW-MSK18KT

(2) Holdowns with pre-attached bolts

(2) Standard hex nuts and flat washers

(1) LSL bearing block

Installation instructions

WSW-MSK24KT

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

PDF DWG DXF RFA IFC SAT