Joist Tie

Pre-punched, formed galvanised steel connector ideal for securing joist to hanging beams in conventional roof types

These pre-punched and formed galvanised steel timber connectors:
Are quick and easy to install.
Provide sufficient capacity for conventional roof types.

APPLICATION

 Maximum ceiling load width, for Joist Tie with 2 nails per face (m)
Ceiling joist spacing600 centres900 centres1200 centres
  4.8 3.4 2.5

NOTE:

  • Maximum spans are based on the support of a maximum ceiling mass of 12kg/m2
  • Roof loads shall not be strutted onto ceiling joists
  • Minimum joint group to be JD5
  • Ceiling Joist Design referring to Roof Design or AS1684.2-2010 or AS1684.3-2010

FIXING & BENDING

Joist Tie should be secured with minimum 2/30mm x 2.8Ø Multinail nails.

LIMIT STATE DESIGN LOAD

The following table shows the recommended Limit State Design capacities for Multinail Joist Tie.

NOTE:

  • If required, two Joist Ties can be fixed to one ceiling joist - one each side of hanging beam. Capacity may then be doubled.
Joint groupCapacity (kN) per Joist Tie
 Dead loadDead load + Wind Load
 2 Nails3 Nails2 Nails3 Nails
J2 0.9 1.3 2.1 3.2
J3 0.6 1.0 1.5 2.3
J4 0.4 0.7 1.1 1.6
JD3 0.9 1.3 2.1 3.2
JD4 0.6 1.0 1.5 2.3
JD5 0.5 0.8 1.3 1.9

DESCRIPTION AND PACKAGING

Manufactured from 1.0mm Galvanised G300 Z275 Steel

DescriptionProduct CodeReference CodeCarton quantityCarton kg.
150x36 TA025 JT-400 400 16.0
30mm x 2.8Ø Multinail Nails (TA302)