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.
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)