Spazzer® Bar Guard™ (SPBG)

Used to secure the Spazzer bar when used in load-bearing applications

The Spazzer Bar Guard™ retainer clip is used to secure the Spazzer bar when used in load-bearing applications. ClarkDietrich TradeReady® Spazzer® 5400 spacer bar is a pre-notched, 16-gauge, galvanized steel spacer and bridging bar, engineered to facilitate the rapid, efficient erection of exterior curtain wall framing, loadbearing walls and high interior partitions constructed of structural studs.

Coating: CP60 per ASTM C9555
Yield Strength: 50ksi
ASTM: A653/A653M, C9555

 

Product Data & Ordering Information

Product code Size (in) Packaging Pcs./Carton
SPBG 3-1/4 x 1-5/8 100

 

Load-Bearing Wall Installation

The TradeReady Spazzer 5400 bar is passed through the stud knockouts and rotated 90° into position, engaging each side of the knockout. For load-bearing studs, the Spazzer 5400 bar guard bar retainer clip and the Spazzer snap-in grommet both require screws to keep the bar in place. The TradeReady Spazzer 5400 bar should be installed at a maximum 4' o.c. vertically or per  specification, and should not be used in studs over 6" wide.


Non-Load-Bearing Wall Installation

The TradeReady Spazzer 5400 bar is passed through the stud knockouts and rotated 90° into position, engaging each side of the knockout. For 20 gauge studs, the Spazzer 5400 bar guard retainer clip and the Spazzer snap-in grommet both require screws to keep the bar in place.
The TradeReady Spazzer 5400 bar should be installed at maximum 5' o.c. vertically or per specification, and should not be used in studs over 6" wide.

 

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