The WSW-PK Strong-Wall wood shearwall portal kit is a required component for all portal-frame applications. The WSW-PK comes standard with panels that are 100″ tall or less and is available separately for projects that require walls that exceed 100″ to be used as portals. This portal-frame kit includes four WSW-PS straps that are designed to create a moment-resisting connection between the wall and the header.
- Precut straps with fastener holes ready for quick installation
- Straps designed to resist wind and seismic forces
- Supports increased capacities for walls used in a portal application
- 4 (10-gauge) WSW-PS straps
- 10 gauge
- Maintain 1/2″ distance from edge of panel and end of header
- Install with twenty 0.148″ x 2 1/2″ (min) nails — ten in header and ten in panel