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Bridging and Bracing Flat Strapping (Flat Stock)

FS-Flat-strapping
  • Designation: Width-FS- Gauge.
    • Ex 2” FS- 20Ga
  • Stock widths: 2”, 4”, 6”
  • Custom Widths are available in increments of even inches.
    • Examples:1.5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41,42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48”
  • Length: 10’ Standard (Alt. Lengths Available, ie. 8‘)
  • Gauges:
    • 33KSI: 25, 22, 20, 20S& 18 gauge.
    • 50KSI: 20S, 22, 16, 14 &12 gauge.
  • Coating:
    • Drywall: Standard G-40 Hot Dipped Galvanized.
      Also Available in G-60 and G-90.
    • Structural: G-60 Hot Dipped Galvanized. Also Available in G-60 and G-90
  • Meets applicable ASTM’s for Structural and Drywall applications:
    • ASTM- A1003, A-653, A924, C-645, C754, C955, C1007

Provides tension force resistance in shear wall assemblies.

  • Backing plates for fixtures, railings and where ever additional pullout strength is required.
  • Resists racking of prefabricated wall assemblies while handling, transporting, and erecting.
  • AISI North American Specification [NASPEC] S100-07 with 2010 supplement.
  • IBC 2006, 2009 & 2012 Compliant
  • Member of the Steel Framing Industry Association
  • Ta for flat strap, allowable tension.

Provides tension force resistance in shear wall assemblies.