The TD8S Cold Formed Steel Holdown 2-1/2" X 13-7/8" is a heavy capacity tension tie with a single piece formed back and welded base plate. 7 gauge steel strap, 1/2 gauge steel base. Primer paint finish.
- Use all specified fasteners: 1 7/8" anchor bolt for sill plate, 24 #10 screws for stud
- Not for use with treated lumber.
- Tighten anchor bolt nuts to finger tight, plus 1/3 to 1/2 additional turns with a wrench. Wood members may shrink over time; if possible, nut tightness should be checked periodically. To precent loosening of the anchor bolt nut during critical loading, use a locking nut or tighten a second nut over the first to lock nuts in place.
Brand Name: USP Structural Connectors
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