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Strong-Rod ATS
Description

The Strong-Rod Anchor Tiedown Systems (ATS) offer safe and tested continuous rod tiedown solutions for multi-storey, timber-frame construction in seismic and high-wind areas.

To complement its research and design expertise, Simpson Strong‑Tie has all the components needed to optimally design and build a continuous rod tiedown system for withstanding shearwall overturning forces. From threaded rod to plates and nuts, to latest shrinkage compensators and design services, Simpson Strong-Tie offer designers a complete solution.

Key Features
  • Easy to install
  • An ATS restraint provides the high load capacities required for mid‑rise timber (3‑ to 6‑storey) construction
  • Directing the diaphragm loads from roofs, floors and walls to the foundation in a prescribed continuous load path
  • System components provide low deflection to help limit shearwall drift
  • Steel tension elements of the structural lateral force resisting system
  • Simpson Strong-Tie's knowledge of rod system performance through years of testing ensures that all system design considerations have been met
Scope of Use

An ATS restraint provides the high load capacities required for mid‑rise timber (3‑ to 6‑storey) construction

Other Performance Attributes
  • Simpson Strong-Tie's knowledge of rod system performance through years of testing ensures that all system design considerations have been met
Documents
Catalogue: Strong Rod Systems

A leader in structural systems research, testing and innovation, Simpson Strong-Tie is among the world's largest suppliers of solutions and products, helping build safer, stronger structures.

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