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.
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
4 (10-gauge) WSW-PS straps
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