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The Burmon Hurricane Anchor Tie Down System Designed Specifically for
Hobbs Vertical ICF Wall System Construction

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Roof Truss/Rafter Anchor Connection to Sill Plate

Roof Truss/Rafter Anchor Connection to Sill Plate

Designed and engineered specifically for ICF Construction

Product code: BHBSP

  • Fully engineered, tested and product approved
  • Designed to resist 96% of all global high wind events
  • Top plate sites inside ICF wall enhancing thermal performance
  • Screw fixed through nail plate for stronger, faster connection
  • No skew/toe or hand nailing required
  • Half the cost of other connectors whilst delivering extremely high load capacities
  • The strongest ICF tie down system in the world
  • Significant cost savings to the total house build

DOWNLOADS

Burmon_Hurricane_Anchor_Single_Top_Plate_US.pdf
File size 93.33kB

Installation of Hurricane Anchor to Roof Truss

1. PLACE HURRICANE Bracket AT SET OUT POINT ON SILL PLATE.

ICF Wall

2. SCREW FIX HURRICANE BRACKET TO SILL PLATE WITH SCREWS SUPPLIED.

ICF Wall

3. place truss inside HURRICANE bracket and screw fix.

ICF Wall

Installation of Hurricane Anchor to Ceiling Joist and Rafter

1. Screw Fix Hurricane Anchor to plate with screws provided

ICF Wall

2. Screw Fix Rafter to Hurricane Anchor with 3 x 1½ inch screws supplied.

ICF Wall

3. Screw Fix Ceiling Joist to Hurricane Anchor and Rafter with 3 x 2½ inch screws supplied.

ICF Wall

Specifications and Data

ICF Wall

ICF Wall

Steel

  1. Grade G300 1.2mm thickness Stainless Steel
  2. Galvanized Steel Coating Z275

Screws

  1. Burmon Blue screws - 1½" x 10 gauge, Tufcote
  2. Burmon Hex Head screws - 1½" x 12 gauge, Tufcote


LIMIT STATE DESIGN CAPACITY (k/N)

Fastener Schedule SP
6 x 1½" Burmon screws into top plate
3 x 1½" Burmon screws into truss each side

2450 pounds


Load Data

  1. The limit state design wind uplift capacity of the Burmon Hurricane Bracket resisting wind uplift are as shown in these tables. Design capabilities have been obtained from laboratory testing and procedures given in AS1720.1
  2. Wind uplift capacities are based on AS1720.1:2010 using k1 = 1.31, for use in conjunction with AS/NXA 1170:2002 load code
  3. The specified Burmon screws must be used in conjunction with the Burmon Hurricane Bracket to achieve load ratings as per load tables.
  4. Hurricane Bracket (Patent Application 2013209390) is certified by Registered Structural and Civil Engineers for the Australian Building Industry in accordance with the relevant Australian Standards and Building Codes. Cyclone Bracket is structurally adequate provided it is installed and used in complete accordance with the guide on Burmon brochures and website.

Compliance

  1. The Burmon Hurricane Bracket complies with (IBC), (IRS), & (EC-002) as well as the AS/NZS 1170 Loading Code.

Hurricane Anchor for ICF Concrete Connection to Truss/Rafter

Hurricane Anchor for ICF Concrete Connection to Truss/Rafter

USING BURMON ICF HURRICANE ANCHOR GIVES YOU THE ADVANTAGE

Product code: BHBCONICF

 

Burmon Hurricane Anchor (U.S. Patent Application No. 14/908.536A) is specifically designed to tie down roof trusses to wall frames for US Building Systems and is fully certified and tested for use in accordance with the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) and 2012 International Building Code.

The ICF Hurricane Anchor has been especially designed for US conditions and modern ICF concrete building techniques to deliver safer, more efficient and higher load rafter/truss anchor connections that deliver significant cost savings over the total house build. Scaled over multiple projects, the benefits of using Burmon Hurricane Anchors are compelling.

  • Code Compliant - 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) & 2012 International Building Code
  • Designed and engineered to resist 96% of all global high wind events
  • No hand nailing required
  • Trusses screw fixed through nail plate
  • Hurricane Anchor fixed into place over ICF Wall
  • Significant cost savings to the total house build
  • Stronger, faster connection
  • Anchors hold trusses in position making bracing easier and safer
Burmon_Hurricane_Anchor_ICF_Block_US.pdf
File size 291.64kB

SPECIFICATION

STEEL

Gauge: 18
Corrosion Finish:
Bracket G90
Threaded washerMild steel
L-BoltAlloy Steel, HDG

SCREWS

Burmon screws comply to 1000 hours Salt Spray Testing

  1. Allowable loads have been increased 60% for wind and seismic loads, no further increase shall be permitted.
  2. Allowable loads are based on anchorage to masonry/uncracked concrete.
  3. Minimum specified masonry or concrete compressive strength f'm 1500 psi and f'c is 2500 at 28 days respectively.
  4. Minimum quantity of fasteners to be installed. Product has additional screw holes not needed to meet published allowable load of product.
  5. Screw L-Bolt to threaded washer until bolt sits flush with threaded washer and tighten nut.
  6. To view code report, please visit our page here or visit the code evaluation agency's website.

L-BOLT (embedded into concrete)

Fastener schedule

DF/SP Allowable Load (lbs)

Corrosion Finish

MASONRY CONCRETE MASONRY CONCRETE
Burmon Stock No. Ref No. Steel Gauge Burmon L-Bolt length (½ inch thickness) Min Qty Type Burmon Screws Uplift
160%
Uplift
160%
F1
160%
F2
160%

L-Bolt: HDG

BHBCON

BHBCON

18

15¾
Alloy Steel, HDG

10
(5 each side)

BBH

3105

3105

1552

1552

Anchor: G90