SSWT - Splicing Slide Clip and Rigid Wall Tie
The SSWT splicing slide clip attaches the bypass curtain wall stud to the building structure, allowing for vertical deflection while securely connecting another wall stud. The insert is pre-installed to the clip making installation quick, easy, and efficient. Clips are packaged in durable buckets for easy handling on the jobsite.
Features & Benefits
Unique insert allows for 2" total vertical deflection
- Greater than 2" are available
- Maintains lateral rigidity
- Large insert piece for easy installation
- Meets or exceeds building code criteria
Pre-punched holes for #10 framing screws
- Screws are provided
|Model No.||Stud Thickness||F1 Allowable Loads (lbs)*|
3 #10 Screws/
3 #10 Screws
6 #10 Screws/
3 #10 Screws
|Maximum Allowable Clip Load||1378||1378|
* Upper half screw quantity listed first.
|Model No.||Stud Thickness||F3 Allowable Loads (lbs) for Upper Half|
|Mils||Gauge||Fy (ksi)||3 #10 Screws||6 #10 Screws|
|Maximum Allowable Clip Load||2350||2350|
- Allowable loads have not been increased for wind, seismic, or other factors.
- The allowable loads are based on the steel properties of the members being connected, per AISI S100.
- The nominal strength of the screw must be at least 3.75 times the allowable loads.
- Penetration of screws through joined materials should not be less than 3 exposed threads. Install and tighten screws in accordance with the screw manufacturer's recommendations.
- Screw shear capacities are based on allowable strength design (ASD) and include a safety factor of 3.0.
- Allowable loads indicated on the table(s) are for force in single direction only. If more than one force is applied to the connection, the designer shall provide the combined forces check as required by AISI S100.
- The designer shall check the bending in the short leg of clip.
Quantity / Order Information
|Model No.||Left / Right Handed||Width||Qty/ Bucket||lbs/ Bucket|
|SSWT-600||(L) or (R)||6"||25||43|
|SSWT-800||(L) or (R)||8"||25||55|
|SSWT-1000||(L) or (R)||10"||20||54|
All SSWT clips include inserts. Additional lengths available upon request.