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CS18S Coiled Strap (100 Ft. Pack)
The CS is a continuous utility strap designed to resist tension and uplift loads. This coiled strap can be cut to length on the job site and used in a single 2x stud or post application. The CS is ideal for many applications including resisting uplift in a floor-to-floor application and also resisting tension in a horizontal application.
Available in shorter rolls for smaller projects
Used for roof uplift and shear wall overturning resistance
A cost-effective alternative to pre-cut straps
Galvanized (G90) or ZMAX
Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
Wood shrinkage after strap installation across horizontal wood members may cause strap to buckle outward.
Refer to the applicable code for minimum nail penetration and minimum wood edge and end distances.
The table shows the maximum allowable loads and the nails required to attain them. Fewer nails may be used; reduce the allowable load as shown in the General Notes for Straps and Ties.
For lap splice and alternative nailing information, see tables below.
The cut length of the strap shall be equal to twice the “End Length” noted in the table plus the clear span dimension.