Flex-C Header 2×4”or 2×6”

2X4” Flex-C Header:  Top and bottom plate made from 3 1/2″ Flex-C Plate

2×6” Flex-C Header:  Top and bottom plate made from 5 1/2″ Flex-C Plate
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Channel:

  • Galvanized – 20 Ga. Steel Sheet Track: ASTM A653, Galvanized Steel
  • Standard protective coating equal or superior to ASTM A653 A 40.


Slidable Strap
:

  • Galvanized Sliding Steel Strap(for all headers): ASTM A653, Galvanized Steel Strapping
  • Standard protective coating equal or superior to ASTM A653 G60 or A60.
  • Dimensions: .750″ x .023″

Slidable Sheet Metal:

  • Galvanized sheet metal ASTM 653
  • Standard protective coating equal or superior to G60
  • 16 gauge

Wood Studs Residential Version:

  • # 2 yellow pine
  • Dimensions:
  • 2X4” Flex-C Header:  1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″
  • 2×6” Flex-C Header:   1 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

Fixing Radius Screws:

  • #8 1 1/4″ modified truss self drill ASTM C954-93 with a coating meeting or exceeding ASTM A641-92