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.

Description

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.

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Installation

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 requires 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 requires 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.

Resources

ASTM & Code Standards:

  • Sheet steel meets or exceeds requirements of ASTM A1003
  • Galvanized coating meets or exceeds requirements of ASTM A653
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SPBG Spazzer® Bar Guard™

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