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WSW-PK Kit Strong-Wall® Wood Shearwall Portal Kit

WSW-PK Kit

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The WSW-PK Strong-Wall wood shearwall portal kit is a required component for all portal-frame applications. The WSW-PK comes standard with panels that are 100" tall or less and is available separately for projects that require walls that exceed 100" to be used as portals. This portal-frame kit includes four WSW-PS straps that are designed to create a moment-resisting connection between the wall and the header.

Key Features

  • Precut straps with fastener holes ready for quick installation
  • Straps designed to resist wind and seismic forces
  • Supports increased capacities for walls used in a portal application

Product Includes

  • 4 (10-gauge) WSW-PS straps

Material

  • 10 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Maintain 1/2" distance from edge of panel and end of header
  • Install with twenty 0.148" x 2 1/2" (min) nails — ten in header and ten in panel

Related Literature

Product Information Tables

Portal Frame Connection Kit

Model No. Contents
WSW-PK 4 (10 Gauge) WSW-PS Straps

Code Reports & Compliance

Drawings

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