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IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND GENERAL NOTES

Warning and General Notes

Warning

Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited structural connectors, anchors and other products are designed and tested to provide specified design loads. To obtain optimal performance from Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited products and achieve maximum allowable design load and design strength, the products must be properly installed and used in accordance with the installation instructions and design limits provided by Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited. To ensure proper installation and use, designers and installers must carefully read the following General Notes, General Instructions for the Installer and General Instructions for the Designer as well as consult the applicable catalog pages for specific product installation instructions and notes. If you do not understand the catalog, or if you have any questions, contact Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited for further information.

In addition to following all notes, warnings and instructions provided in the catalog, installers, designers, engineers and consumers should consult this web site (www.strongtie.com.au) to obtain additional design and installation information.

Failure to follow fully all of the notes and instructions provided by Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited may result in improper design or installation of products. Improperly designed or installed products may not perform to the specifications set forth on this website and may reduce a structure’s ability to resist the movement, stress and loading that occurs from gravity loads as well as impact events such as earthquakes and high velocity winds.

Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited does not guarantee the performance or safety of products that are modified, improperly installed, or not used in accordance with the design and load limits set forth on this website.

General Notes

These general notes are provided to ensure proper installation of Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited products and must be followed fully.

  1. Simpson Strong-Tie Australia PTY. Limited reserves the right to change specifications, designs, and models without notice or liability for such changes.
  2. Unless otherwise noted, dimensions are in inches and loads are in pounds.
  3. Do not overload, which will jeopardize the anchorage. Service loads shall not exceed published allowable loads. Factored loads shall not exceed design strengths calculated in accordance with published design data.
  4. Some hardened fasteners may experience premature failure if exposed to moisture. These fasteners are recommended to be used in dry interior applications.
  5. Do not weld products listed on this website. Some steel types have poor weldability and a tendency to crack when welded.
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