truss clip

truss clip

A metal component that serves as a connection between a truss and a wall plate; resists the forces of wind uplift.
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Recent innovations include the valley truss clip that reduces costs for this application, the truss hip/jack girder hanger designed for common 8-foot hip girder setback, and the improved I-joist hanger now fully compatible with shallow flange I-joists.
Cripple studs and truss clips which attach rafters to the walls are missing, as are joist hangers.
Hence, we have floating corners and truss clips (Figures 11 and 12).