Simpson Strong-Tie® hurricane ties are designed to resist high winds and seismic forces by positively connecting trusses/rafters to the top of wall of the structure. These ties connect both solid-sawn and engineered lumber across a wide range of applications. Some hurricane tie models are available with additional corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications.
- Great for connecting 2x deck joists on top of a perpendicular beam
- Install in pairs on either side of the rafter/truss/joist to provide resistance to uplift and lateral forces
- Use also for a variety of connections where one member crosses another
- Made from 18 gauge steel
- ZMAX® galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
- Install with 8d common nails or #9 x 1-1/2 in. Strong-Drive® SD screws