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Strong-Wall® Wood Shearwall First-Story Wall Connection Kit 

Strong-Wall® Wood Shearwall First-Story Wall Connection Kit

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Strong-Wall wood shearwall (WSW), designed for use on concrete foundations, can also be used with wood floor systems by extending the anchor bolts and installing compression nuts and solid blocking below the wall. The Strong-Wall Wood Shearwall First-Story Wall Connection Kit includes an improved engineered shear-transfer plate for easier installation of the WSW in a first-story wood floor system.

Key Features

  • Field trimmable and drillable WSW panel
  • Easy to install alternative top connection
  • Newly designed front, side and back access holdowns allow for easier anchor bolt installation and inspection
  • The kit allows the WSW panel to sit on top of the floor system
  • All necessary hardware is supplied in the kit (nails not included)

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
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Model No. Installs With Product Includes
WSW-RF-12KT 12-in. Strong-Wall wood shearwall (1) Shear-transfer plate, (2) 7/8 in. x 18 in. ASTM F1554 Gr. 36 rods, (2) coupler nuts, (2) heavy hex nuts and installation instructions
WSW-RF-18KT 18-in. Strong-Wall wood shearwall (1) Shear-transfer plate, (2) 7/8 in. x 18 in. ASTM F1554 Gr. 36 rods, (2) coupler nuts, (2) heavy hex nuts and installation instructions
WSW-RF-24KT 24-in. Strong-Wall wood shearwall (1) Shear-transfer plate, (2) 1 in. x 18 in. ASTM F1554 Gr. 36 rods, (2) coupler nuts, (2) heavy hex nuts and installation instructions