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H2.5A 18-Gauge ZMAX Galvanized Hurricane Tie

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Product Overview

The H2.5A single-sided hurricane tie is designed to resist moderate loads at the rafter/truss-to-top-plate connection. As part of a continuous load path, the H2.5A resists both lateral and uplift loads. The symmetrical design eliminates the need for separate right and left parts.
  • Embossments in bend line strengthen connection
  • The top flange features an arrow line indicator to aid correct installation
  • Made from 18-gauge steel
  • ZMAX galvanization offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications
  • Install with (10) 0.131-in x 2-1/2-in nails or (10) #9 x 1-1/2-in Strong-Drive SD screws
  • Install with 8d common nails or 9 x 1-1/2 in. strong-drive SD screws
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Product Depth (in.)
1.69 in
Product Length (in.)
Product Width (in.)
1.69 in


Color Family
Connector Finish
G185 Galvanized
Connector recommendation
Fasteners Included
Fasteners Not Included
No Additional Features
Number of Pieces
Package Quantity
Product Weight (lb.)
0.11 lb
Staggered Nail Pattern
Not Staggered
Strap Type
Hurricane Tie

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Warranty

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Functional and high quality
Worked as expected and strengthened project
Response from Simpson Strong-TieNov 3, 2021
Hi Chorenomore, this is Stacy from Simpson Strong-Tie. Thank you for your feedback. We value our customers and are committed to providing exceptional products and service. If you have any questions please reach out to our Customer Service team by calling 800-999-5099.​ SimpsonStrongTie
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Does exactly what it is supppsed to do!
Does exactly what it is supppsed to do!
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Simpson has long been the industry leader in connectors and...
Simpson has long been the industry leader in connectors and these helped my in a project because they were cost efficient, easy to use and adaptable to the specific situation where they were needed.
Response from Simpson Strong-TieApr 19, 2022
Hello Steven, this is Efrain with Simpson Strong-Tie. Thank you for your review on our product. We greatly appreciate your feedback. If you have any further questions or need any additional information you can call us at (800) 999-5099. We look forward to speaking with you. Thank you SimpsonStrongTie
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    Good Item
    These are good rafter ties.
    Response from Simpson Strong-TieNov 29, 2021
    Hi Whizkid, we value you as a customer and are glad to hear of your positive experience with the H2.5A Hurricane Tie. If you have any questions please reach out, our Customer Service team is available to talk with you directly. Please call us at 800-999-5099. We look forward to hearing from you.​ -Stacy SimpsonStrongTie
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    These ties never disappoint
    Easy to install and strong
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