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LTS Twist Straps

Twist straps provide a tension connection between two members. They resist uplift at the heel of a truss economically. The 76mm bend section eliminates interference at the transition points between steel members.

Material

Finish

Installation

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LTS12
(MTS and HTS
similar)
Typical MTS
Installation
Truss to Steel
Studs
   
   
   

Load Table

Table

  1. Loads are based on attachment to a minimum 0.75mm steel thickness.
  2. Not all fastener holes need to be filled as additional fastener holes are provided. Install fasteners symmetrically.
  3. Install half of the fasteners on each end of strap to achieve full loads.
  4. All straps have the twist in the center of the strap.
  5. Twist straps do not have to be wrapped over the truss to achieve the load.
  6. May be installed on the inside flange of the stud.
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