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VGT Variable-Pitch Girder Tiedown

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Description

The VGT is a girder tiedown for moderate- to high-load masonry applications with girder trusses. This tiedown is designed for installation on the side of a truss, and it attaches with Strong-Drive® SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws. The VGT can be bolted directly into CMU or bolted directly to the foundation.

Key Features

  • Suitable for retrofit applications
  • Available with one flange concealed for attachment to trusses with no tail
  • Load rated to resist high-wind forces

Material

  • 7 gauge

Finish

  • Galvanized

Installation

  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes
  • The product can be installed in a single application or in pairs to achieve a higher uplift capacity
  • To achieve the loads listed in the table below, the product shall be attached to a grouted and reinforced block wall or a reinforced concrete wall designed by others to transfer the high concentrated uplift loads to the foundation
  • Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector screws included
  • Screw holes are configured to allow for double installation on a two-ply (minimum) truss
  • The product can be installed in a single application or in pairs to achieve a higher uplift capacity
  • Can be installed on roof pitches up to 8/12 or on a bottom chord designed to transfer the loads
  • When installing on trusses with no overhangs, specify VGTR/L
  • Install washer component (provided) so top of washer is horizontal and parallel with top of wall
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