Batten Splicing Plate

Strong timber connector for connecting Timber Roof Battens

This special designed nail plate with eight rows of pre-punched steel teeth and galvanised steel connector is ideal for:
Connecting Timber Roof Battens for all metal sheet roofs

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

The following roof batten splicing detail is recommended to adequately provide lateral restrain to the roof truss top chords for metal sheet roof only.

Batten tie down and size to be designed by others.

Rules given in AS4440 and Multinail handbook "The Guide" must also be followed, which include:

  • Do not splice Battens on Girder truss
  • Fix each Batten to every lamination of every truss with minimum 2/30mm 2.8Ø Multinail nails
  • Adjacent battens should not be spliced in the same point
  • Not more than 1 in 3 battens to be spliced on any Truss Top Chord

Note:
Splice plates must be located centrally on the Batten and centrally across the joint.
Splices may be located anywhere along the batten provided they do not clash with the fixing of the Batten to Trusses/Rafters.
Unspliced lengths of Battens should be continuous over 3 or more spans.
Batten to be designed as per AS1684.

DESIGN CRITERIA

MHS50150
Roof material Steel Sheeting
Truss centres 600mm max.
Batten type 35x70mm min.
Batten spacing 600mm max.
Design wind velocity N4/C2 max.
MHS64100
Roof material Steel Sheeting
Truss centres 900mm max.
Batten type 35x70mm min.
Batten spacing 900mm max.
Design wind velocity N4/C2 max.
MHS64150
Roof material Steel Sheeting
Truss centres 1200mm max.
Batten type 35x70mm min.
Batten spacing 1200mm max.
Design wind velocity N4/C2 max.

DESCRIPTION AND PACKAGING

Manufactured from 1.5mm Galvanised G300 Z275 Steel

DescriptionProduct CodeReference CodeCarton quantityCarton kg.
50 x 150 x 1.5 MHS50150 BSP50150 180 17.4
64 x 100 x 1.5 MHS64100 BSP64100 210 17.4
64 x 150 x 1.5 MHS64150 BSP64150 140 17.4