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MSTA18 Strap Tie
Straps are designed to transfer tension loads in a wide variety of applications.
HRS — heavy strap designed for installation on the edge of 2x members. The HRS416Z installs with Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws.
HTP — heavy tie plate designed for installation on the side of 2x4 or larger members.
LSTA and MSTA — designed for use on the edge of 2x members, with a nailing pattern that reduces the potential for splitting.
LSTI and MSTI — light and medium straps that are suitable where pneumatic nailing is necessary through diaphragm decking and wood chord open-web trusses.
MST — high-capacity strap that can be installed with either nails or bolts. Suitable for double 2x member connections or greater.
MSTC — high-capacity strap that utilizes a staggered nail pattern to help minimize wood splitting. Nail slots have been countersunk to provide a lower nail head profile.
Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
Special sizes can be made to order; contact Simpson Strong-Tie