Use as all-purpose ties to connect studs to sill, rafters to plates and beams, wall intersections, ridges, upper floor to lower floor wall studs, window reinforcement. All nail holes must be filled to achieve published uplift values. Special lengths available based upon your specifications (not specifically code listed due to many length combinations). Considered essential by code officials and insurance companies in maintaining a continuous load path, therefore mitigating destruction from high winds and seismic activity. SS18/24 have notched corners (more user friendly) SS9/12 have 4 holes within 1-1/2" of one end to enable 4 nails to enter a bottom plate per TDI request.