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ClarkDietrich Moment Clip (MC Series)

Moment connection for knee walls and shear walls to the structure foundation.

ClarkDietrich moment clips are high-performance, cost effective solutions for knee wall-to-foundation connections and shear wall-to-foundation connections.

These multi-application clips feature a 1/4" thick A36 steel stiffening plate that provides superior design values for maximum performance. The moment clips are designed to resist horizontal, torsional and vertical (uplift) loads. These clips are prepunched with a series of attachment holes for steel framing connections and a 1/2" anchor bolt hole for foundation connections.

Product Dimensions
2" x 4" x 3-1/2"
2" x 4" x 5-1/2"
2" x 4" x 7-1/2"

1/4" A36 steel stiffening plate
1-3/4" x 3-3/8"
1-3/4" x 5-3/8"
1-3/4" x 7-3/8" 

Material Specifications
Gauge: 68mils (14ga)  Design Thickness: 0.0713 inches
Gauge: 97mils (12ga)  Design Thickness: 0.1017 inches
Gauge: 118mils (10ga) Design Thickness: 0.1242 inches

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  • Secure the Moment Clip to the steel framing member by using #12 screws in the prepunched holes. Number of screws and screw pattern is based on load required to achieve listed capacities.
  • Place 1/4" steel stiffening plate on top of short leg of Moment Clip so anchor holes are aligned.
  • Secure 1/4" steel stiffening plate and Moment Clip to foundation using 1/2" x 2" long Hilti Kwik-Bolts 3 or alternate anchorage calculated to resist the tension load for your specific application. 

Code Approvals & Performance Standards

  • ASTM A36 Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel
  • ASTM A653 Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
  • ASTM A1003 Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Carbon, Metallic- and Nonmetallic-Coated for Cold-Formed Framing Members
  • SDS For ASTM A1003 Steel Framing Products For Interior Framing, Exterior Framing and Clips/Accessories

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MC683P ClarkDietrich Moment Clip

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