Description & Documents
The RT5 Rafter-to-Stud Hurricane/Seismic Anchor 5-1/4" x 1-7/8" ties trusses and rafters to top plates and may be used totie wood framing members to resist uplift and lateral forces. Constructed of 18 gauge steel with G90 galvanizing finish.
- Use all specified fasteners: 4 8d nails for truss/rafter, 4 8d nails for plate.
- Not for use with treated lumber.
- All nail holes must be filled with specified nails.
- Depending on pitch, birdsmouth notching may be required with some models to enable installers to fill all nail holes.
- Designer shall determine if solid blocking is required.
Brand Name: USP Structural Connectors
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