Uni Ties are strong and economical connectors for timber connections and tie down. These pre-punched and formed galvanised steel timber connectors are:
The economical way of achieving a strong, rigid structure.Quick and easy to install with a nail-gun. More effective than skew or end nailing.
Joining timber at right angles
For tie down to double top plates
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Dead Load + Wind Load
NOTE: The capacities are derived from testing in accordance with AS1720-2010 and are for uplift in houses where failure is unlikely to affect an area greater than 25m2. For primary elements in structures other than houses or elements in a house for which failure would be greater than 25m2 these capacities must be multiplied by 0.94. For primary joints in essential services or post disaster buildings multiply by 0.88. For 2/Uni Ties the table values can be doubled.
Note: All nails need to be 32mm long x 2.5Ø hardened screw shank nails and comply to AS2334-1980 or ASTM F1667-15.
Install the Uni Ties as shown to achieve twice the load in the Limit State Design Load table.
Nailing into both sides of a single 35mm truss is not recommended as it may cause the timber to split.
Manufactured from 1.0mm Galvanised G300 Z275 Steel
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