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Simpson TB60 Tension Bridging - G90 Galvanized

Simpson TB60 Tension Bridging - G90 Galvanized

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Description:

The Simpson Strong-Tie tension-type bridging with maximum nailing flexibility is a cost effective way to provide additional support between floor joists. Installing TB60 tension bridging solves the problem of floors bouncing or flexing while being walked on. The tension bridging spreads the weight-load which reduces the possibility to structural damage as well. Use just two of the seven nail holes at each end.


Installation:

  • Support floor joists with a depth-to-thickness ratio of six or more with bridging at intervals not exceeding 8'. If span is greater than 8', install on 2x8 or larger joists. If span is greater than 16', use more than one pair.
  • Tension bridging works only in tension, so must be used in cross pairs.
  • Install bridging tightly; loose installation may allow floor movement.
  • NCA may be installed before or after sheathing, from the top or bottom. Simply locate the bend line approximately 1" from the joist edge.
  • NCA has nail holes in one end for use if a prong is bent during installation. Fully seat nails (0.131" x 1 1/2") if they are used; otherwise, they may lead to squeaks.
  • TB requires two 0.148" x 1 1/2" fasteners per end.

California Residents: WARNING

Specifications:

Material: Galvanized Steel
Fasteners required: (4) 0.148" X 1-1/2"
Thickness: 20 Gauge
Quantity: 1
Finish: G90 Galvanized
Length: 60"
Manufacturer name: Simpson Strong-Tie
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Features

•Galvanized for corrosion resistance
•Keeps floor system continuity and prevents joist rotation
•Installation flexibility, with seven nail holes on each end

Installation

•Support floor joists with a depth-to-thickness ratio of six or more with bridging at intervals not exceeding 8'. If span is greater than 8', install on 2x8 or larger joists. If span is greater than 16', use more than one pair.
•Tension bridging works only in tension, so must be used in cross pairs.
•Install bridging tightly; loose installation may allow floor movement.
•Requires two 0.148" x 1 1/2" fasteners per end.

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× WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information visit: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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