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SDS Strong‑Drive Heavy Duty Connect Screw

The Strong‑Drive® SDS Heavy Duty Connector Screw is a 6.4mm diameter structural wood screw ideal for various connector installations as well as timber-to-timber applications.

Strong‑Drive® connectors have been designed and tested with specific types of nails, which are generally referred to as Structural Connector Nails (SCN).

SCNR Ring-Shank Connector Nail

Strong‑Drive® connectors have been designed and tested with specific types of nails, which are generally referred to as Structural Connector Nails (SCN).

CSA Loose

The CSA is a self-drilling Flat Head screw with a Type-17 Point tip suitable for installing construction connectors to timber structures. 

The Wafer Head Screw is a general timber-to-timber fastening option where a low-profile head is needed. With a deep #2 Phillips drive, it makes driving easier and has a sharp point for fast starts.

The Strong‑Drive® SDWS is the 2nd generation structural screw, redesigned with a patented SawTooth™ Point.

The A21 and A23 Reinforced Angle Brackets provide a way to make a straight angle of 90° connection. The A21, A23 L shape angles are load rated, providing the correct thickness and number of fasteners.

A34

The versatile A34 and A35 Reinforced Angle Brackets provide a way to make a straight angle of 90° connection. The A35 Angle Bracket’s exclusive bending slot allows instant, accurate field bends for two and three-way ties.

ABU Adjustable Post Base

The ABU Adjustable Post Base provides a high‑strength connection between the post and concrete.

E5_Reinforced Angle Bracket

E5 Reinforced Angle Bracket is suitable for structural applications in framing and timber-frame houses for general connecting of timber at 90° angles. Typical applications include fixing trusses, studs, purlins, beams and posts.

DTT Tension Tie & Holdown

Simpson Strong‑Tie offers a wide variety of holdown devices designed and tested to address many applications and load demands. The DTT Tension Tie & Holdown is designed for lighter‑duty holdown applications on single or double studs.

SP4 Stud Plate Tie

The SP4 Stud Plate Tie is a versatile solution for connecting the stud to the top and bottom wall plates. The SP4 wraps around the plate, requires no nailing into the plate and is suitable for single bottom plates and double top plates.

LUS46

Joist hangers are designed to provide support underneath the joist, rafter or beam to provide a strong a connection. The LUS Double Shear Joist Hanger values engineering at its finest. All hangers in the LUS series have Double-Shear Nailing.

BC4Z

Post caps connect tops of posts to members for a secure connection and are ideal for new or retrofit applications where structural support is needed. The BC Post Cap allows for the connection of 90mm or 140mm beam to post.

CBT2Z

The CBT Concealed Beam Tie is part of our concealed structural connector range, which combines structural strength with invisibility.

CJT3ZS

The CJT Concealed Joist Tie is part of our concealed structural connector range, which combines structural strength with invisibility. The CJT offers tested performance in a joist connection with a clean, concealed look.

CPT44Z

The CPT Concealed Post Base Tie is part of our concealed structural connector range, which combines structural strength with invisibility. The CPT provides a clean, concealed look while providing a 25mm standoff height above concrete.

The CS Coiled Strap provides nail slots for easy installation. It can be used on the wide or narrow face of timber for light repairs or heavy-duty projects.

DTC Illustration

The DTC Roof Truss Clip is an angle bracket to handle light-duty jobs or projects where a structural connection is needed.

STCT

The STCT Roof Truss Clip is an angle bracket to handle light-duty jobs or projects where a structural connection is needed.

GA1

To provide more consistent, straight corners, Simpson Strong-Tie offers a wide variety of angles in various sizes and thicknesses to handle light-duty jobs or projects where a structural connection is needed.

H1.81Z

Hurricane Ties provide a positive connection between the truss/rafter and the wall of the structure to resist wind and seismic forces. These ties connect both solid-sawn and engineered timber across a wide range of applications.

HDU8_SDS2.5

Simpson Strong‑Tie offers a wide variety of holdown devices engineered and tested to perform and manufactured to the highest quality standards.

HTC4

The HTC Heavy Truss Clip ensures alignment between a roof truss and non‑bearing wall when the truss or rafter is not in contact with the top plates of the wall. Designed for applications where high lateral capacity is needed.

HTT4

Simpson Strong‑Tie offers a wide variety of holdown devices designed and tested to address many applications and load demands.

ITSE

The ITSE Top Fix I-Joist Hanger is designed to be used where a heavy load/connector is required. It is cost-effective and used for structural composite lumber and high-capacity I-joists.

IUC

The IUC Face Fix Concealed Joist Hanger is a face‑mounted concealed flange hanger solid timber sections. Ideal for end of ledger/header or post conditions, the IUC also provides cleaner lines for exposed conditions such as overhead decks.

IUSE

The IUSE Face Fix I-Joist Hanger is a hybrid hanger that incorporates the advantages of a face mount and top mount hanger. Installation is fast with the Strong‑Grip™ seat, easy‑to‑reach face nails and self‑jigging locator tabs.

LCE

Post caps connect tops of posts to members for a secure connection and are ideal for new or retrofit applications where structural support is needed. The LCE is designed to provide a connection when the end of a beam bears on a post.

LSCZ

The LSC Light Staircase Stinger Connector offers a versatile, concealed connection between the stair stringer and the carrying header or boundary joist while replacing costly framing.

MASA

The MASA Bottom Plate Anchor provides a time‑saving alternative to M12 and M16 cast‑in‑place anchor bolts on 45mm bottom plates.

MPB44Z

The MPB Moment Post Base is specifically designed to provide moment resistance for timber columns and posts.

APA4 Installed with STN22 and SDWS

Add Beauty and Strength to Your Custom Outdoor Living Structures

PGT2

The Pipe Grip Tie attaches timber fence rails to steel fence posts, eliminating rotted and failed timber posts. The PGT is suitable for standard applications as well as corners and splices.

RR47

The RR47 Ridge Rafter Connector provides a solid connection between rafter and ridge beam. The RR47 provides alignment control and correct nailing locations.

RTA

The RTA Rigid Tie Connector secures two timber members to a vertical post forming a 90° corner. 

SAE

The SAE Face Fix Joist Hanger is a heavy-duty hanger designed for applications requiring additional strength.

SDE

The SDE Split Joist Hanger is a two‑piece, width‑adjustable joist hanger that can accommodate joist widths from 60mm and 120mm. Each SDE is comprised of one left and one right piece.

TA9Z

The TA Staircase Angle is a heavy duty angle bracket for connecting stair treads and stringers. It makes easier to build structurally sound stairs.

TC24

The TC Truss Connector is designed to attach trusses or rafters to the top of walls and can allow horizontal movement up to 30mm. They are typically used at each end of the truss as determined by the Designer.

TCP47

The TCP Truss Clip provides a connection between girders, trusses and rafters and top plates to provide resistance to high‑wind loads.

TJC37

TJC is a versatile connector for jack trusses. Adjustable from 0 to 85 degree (shipped with 67.5 degree bend). Nail hole locations allow for easy installation.

TP311

The TP Tie Plate joins and reinforces joints with a simple, versatile solution for a wide range of connections. The TP is a nail-on tie plate, which is  designed to be used back-to-back on a piece of timber without fastener interference.

TSP

The TSP Stud Plate Tie connects from one side and is suitable for single bottom plates and double top plates. The TSP adds strength and rigidity to the critical stud-plate connection.

 

ULT-LT

The ULT Reinforced Angle Bracket provides a way to make a straight angle of 90° connection. These angles also have well-defined fastener locations, and testing ensures that the tabulated load values account for connection eccentricities.

VPA25

The VPA Variable Pitch Connector is a versatile, field‑adjustable solution for connecting rafters to the wall top plate.

BA1.81/11.88

The BA Top Fix I-Joist Hanger is designed to be used where a heavy load/connector is required. It is cost-effective and used for structural composite lumber and high-capacity I-joists.

ABR255

The ABR255 is a hold down bracket designed for fixing CLT panels to concrete / timber floors and parapet walls. Very versatile, it is particularly resistant to shear loads thanks to its optimized geometry.

TFLS

TFLS provides the combined function of levelling and fixing the sole plate to the foundation or substructure. It comprises a universal base plate and packing pieces which can be added or removed as required.

NPB

NPB255 nail plate has been developed specifically to fix CLT panels to timber or concrete. 

ETB

For a concealed connection, the ETB concealed connector comes in two parts. The first is pocketed in the header timber and fixed with nails, while the second part is fitted to the end of the beam with screws.

LSSR

The innovative design of the LSSR Slopeable & Skewable Joist Hanger allows it to adjust for skew up to 45° and features an innovative hinged swivel seat to adjust for up to a 45° slope on site, eliminating the need for pre‑skewed/sloped or cus

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Structural Connections

 

Unmatched Quality from the Truss to the Foundation

With nearly 60 years of field and R&D experience, Simpson Strong-Tie® timber connectors are manufactured to the industry's highest standards. From framing angles to straps to heavy-duty joist hangers, we offer the most diverse product line so that you have the right product for the job.

Simpson Strong-Tie® connectors offer unmatched quality with laboratory and field testing, and are backed by our uncompromising commitment to customer service. As the company that built the connector industry, you can count on Simpson Strong-Tie® to work closely with builders, engineers and building officials to deliver innovative, building code-compliant solutions to help build safer, stronger structures economically. Download the Timber Connectors NZS 3604 Catalogue.

Timber Connectors

From testing to service to availability, everything we do is engineered to ensure your project's success. With every product, you know you are getting the quality, value, service and on-time delivery that we have built our reputation on for the past 60 years.

From straps and ties to joist hangers and much more, Simpson Strong-Tie® structural connectors increase the strength and safety of timber-frame structures. Each connector is unique to Simpson Strong-Tie and is designed for specific applications without the need to adapt metal plating to suit a connection. Download the Timber Construction Connectors Catalogue.

Steel Frame Connectors

From fully tested and engineered connectors and clips Simpson Strong-Tie® provides comprehensive structural solutions for cold-formed steel construction. From steel-to-steel connections to full-scale lateral solutions and curtain wall connectors, we remain committed to developing new technology that helps to advance the cold-formed steel industry.

Find out how Simpson Strong-Tie timber connectors can help you build the right way every day. Download the Cold-Fromed Steel Construction Connectors Catalogue.