S/HGAM HURRICANE GUSSET ANGLE FOR MASONRY

The S/HGAM is designed to secure the bottom chord of a gable end truss or other framing member to masonry. The engineered gusset in the angle increases strength for lateral and uplift loads. This hurricane gusset angle installs easily with #14 screws to a rafter or truss and with Titen Turbo™ masonry screws to concrete or masonry.

 

 

Key Features

 

• Engineered for increased loads in high-wind or seismic events

• Sold in kits with Titen Turbo screws (TNT25234H)


 

Material

 

• 68 mil (14 ga.)


 

Finish

 

• Galvanized (G90)


 

Installation

 

• Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes

• Connectors attached to CMU/concrete using hex-head Titen Turbo screws

• Attach to grout-filled CMU with a minimum of one #5 rebar horizontal in the top lintel block

• Hurricane ties do not replace solid blocking



 

Ordering Information

 

The S/HGAM10KT is a kit of (10) connectors with (40) 1/4" x 2 3/4" Titen Turbo screws


 

Load Tables

 

 

 

Model No. Connector Material Thickness mil (ga.) Fasteners Allowable Uplift Loads
To Rafter / Truss To CMU To Concrete 33 mil (20 ga.) 43 mil (18 ga.)
S/HGAM10KT 68 (14 ga.) 4 — #14 4 — 1/4 x 2–3/4 Titen Turbo 4 — 1/4 x 1–3/4 Titen Turbo 810 850

 

 

  1. Min. f'm = 1,500 psi and f'c = 2,500 psi.
  2. Minimum edge distance is 1 1/2" for Titen Turbo screws.
  3. The products shall be installed such that the Titen Turbo screws are not exposed to the weather.