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KBS1Z Knee-Brace Stabilizer (Carton of 40pcs)

KBS1Z Knee-Brace Stabilizer (Carton of 40pcs)
Item# kbs1z-c40-zmax
Regular price: $126.19
Sale price: $93.47
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KBS1Z Knee-Brace Stabilizer (Carton of 40pcs)
KBS1Z Knee-Brace Stabilizer

The KBS1Z knee-brace stabilizer makes a structural connection between knee bracing and columns or beams to help stabilize free-standing structures and comply with many prescriptive deck bracing requirements such as AWC’s DCA6 Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide. Factory-formed at a 45° angle and easily installed with nails, the KBS1Z braces 2x, 4x and 6x in line post-to-beam configurations. Check with your local building department for deck bracing requirements.

Material:

16 gauge

Finish:

ZMAX coating

Installation:

Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.

For installations at an angle other than 45°, bend KBS1Z along slots to desired angle. Bend one time only.

Knee Brace:

— Cut braces at desired angle

— Bend KBS1Z to desired angle if required

— Install fasteners to secure in place

— For equal-width members, install (2) KBS1Z on each end of brace (see illustration, connection type 1)

— For 2x knee brace, install single KBS1Z on each end of brace (see illustration, connection type 2)

Beam-to-Post:

— Install in pairs; see illustrations for quantity and configuration

— Part used as a column cap; does not replace a knee brace