DBC Drywall Bridging Connector
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Manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie | Steel Utility Clip Connectors
DBC Drywall Bridging Connector

DBC Drywall Bridging Connector

Next in the line of innovative solutions for Cold-Formed Steel Construction is the Simpson Strong-Tie® DBC Drywall Bridging Connector. Patent pending design allows for 1 or 2 screw installation of the DBC, significantly reducing labor and material cost. The first and only connector load rated for 3/4" u-channel, the DBC joins the SUBH and MSUBH as the only bridging connectors tested as a system, ensuring that published design capacities capture the influence of stud web depth and thickness.

Features:

  • Most applications require only a single screw
  • Designed for 3/4" u-channel to fit smaller web knockouts common to drywall studs
  • Compatible with drywall stud depths of 3 5/8" and 6" with 1 1/2" wide knockouts

Material: 33 mils (20 ga.) carbon steel

Finish: Galvanized (G90)

Installation:

  • Install drywall studs so that the web knockouts of adjacent studs line-up on a horizontal plane and that the 3/4" keyhole of the web knockout is at the bottom.
  • Install sections of 3/4" u-channel so that they fit snug into the 3/4" keyholes with flanges facing down.
  • Feed the DBC2.5 through the web knockouts so that the connector slots engage the stud web and the connector flanges fit snug over the u-channel flanges.
  • Install all specified fasteners

Codes: Tested in accordance with ICC-ES AC261.

Ordering Information: DBC2.5-R200 (Bucket of 200)

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