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Katz™ Bridging Bar

Quick, efficient method to ladder frame between parallel joists or trusses

Katz™ bridging bar is specifically manufactured to ladder frame between parallel framing members and provide for the attachment of the top of the interior nonstructural walls when trusses or floor joists run parallel to the walls.

Katz blocks are secured to the floor joists or roof trusses with screws or nails.

  • Precut for 16" and 24" o.c. spacing.
  • Coped flanges for easy installation.
  • Eliminates wood blocking and labor-intensive notching of metal framing.
  • 5/8" legs

Code Approvals & Performance Standards:

Calculated properties are based on:

  • AISI S220-15 North American Standard for CFS Framing - Nonstructural Members
    • Section A4 - Material - Chemical & mechanical requirements (Referencing ASTM A1003/A1003M)
    • Section A5 - Corrosion Protection (Referencing ASTM A653/A653M)
    • Section C - Installation - (Referencing ASTM C754)

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