SIMPSON STRONG-TIE HURRICANE AND SEISMIC TIE STRAPS AND TIES FOR WOOD FRAMING - SPH6
3.1.7 SP and SPH Series Stud Plate Connectors: The SP1 connector fastens one edge of a wood stud to the contiguous edge of a wood sill plate, and the SP2 connector fastens to one side of a wood double top plate and to the contiguous edge of a wood stud. The SP4, SP6, SP8, SPH4, SPH6, and SPH8 are 11/4-inch-wide (32 mm) U-shaped straps with a horizontal portion that bears against the wood wall top plates or sill plates and two vertical legs that are nailed to the edges of a wood stud. The SP and SPH connectors are fabricated from No. 20 and No. 18 gage galvanized steel, respectively. See Table 7 for SP and SPH models, connector dimensions, required fasteners, and allowable uplift loads. See Figure 7 for drawings of the SP1 and SP2 connector, and of typical stud-to-plate connection details for the SP1, SP2, SP4, and SPH4 connectors. DISCLAIMER: The purpose of this model was to illustrate intent of over all designs as they pertain to buildings and not the design of the component. Please refer to the manufacturer for exact specifications and literature for an exact model of this item if more accuracy is needed.