Katz Blocking (KB)
Katz Blocking has been designed to provide top of wall attachment between parallel framing members. Product is pre-punched to work in 16″ and 24″ spacing of parallel framing members of wood or steel.
Material: See Table in Catalog. 18 ga (43 mil) 33ksi; 20 ga (30 mil) 33ksi; 25 ga (18 mil) 33 ksi
Finish: Galvanized – G40
- Insert the pre-cut structural blocking to fit securely between the underside of the floor/ceiling joist or roof trusses.
- Using #8 minimum self-drilling screws secure the blocking to steel framing of #8d nail to wood framing using the pre-punched holes.
- Use Katz blocking at 4′ o.c. or maximum specified.