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MDCST48 Medium Duty Diaphragm Chord Strap
Simpson Strong-Tie tested and load-rated tension straps and fasteners are designed to minimize cost and maximize speed and precision — while providing the strength, versatility and reliability you depend on. The MDCST48 is a 14-gauge high-capacity strap specifically designed to carry tension across a CLT floor or wall panel joint. The MDCST48 installs with Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws.
Pre-punched screw holes speed fastener installation
High capacity eliminates the need for expensive shop-fabricated steel plates
Straps may be overlapped to reduce the physical space or footprint needed to transfer high loads across a panel joint
Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes