Simpson Strong Tie LSTHD8 18-5/8" and 8" Strap Tie Holdown
• 14 Gauge
• 18-5/8"L x 8"le
• Use with 16d Sinkers
• Strap nail slots are countersunk to provide a lower nail head profile
• Zinc galvanized finish containing 0.90oz of zinc per square foot of surface area (total both sides)
The LSTHD is an embedded strap tie holdown with high load capacity and a staggered nail pattern to help minimize splitting. The LSTHD strap tie holdowns incorporates many new features that improve installation and function. When used in conjunction with the StrapMate you have a system that prevents both parallel and perpendicular movement during installation relative to the form. Allows for accurate location of the LSTHDs and reduces the possibility of spalling. Features: The strap nailing pattern allows for nailing to the edges of double 2x's. A slot below the embedment line allows for increased front to back concrete bond and reduced spalling. Strap nail slots are countersunk to provide a lower nail head profile.