Simpson Strong-Tie SP8Z Stud Plate Tie Z Max
The Stud Plate Tie series offers various solutions for connecting the stud to the top and bottom plates. All models can be used to make a connection to either the top or bottom plate, and several are suitable for double top plates and studs. Material: DSP/SSP/SPH—18 gauge, TSP—16 gauge; all others—20 gauge. Installation: Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes. TSP/DSP/SSP – sill plate installation – fill all round holes. TSP/DSP/SSP – top plate installation – fill all round and triangle holes. SP1/SP2/SP3/SP5 – one of the 10d common stud nails is driven at a 45° angle. through the stud into the plate.