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Manufacturer's Product Description

DriftClip
DSL is available to accommodate vertical deflection and lateral drift requirements at head of wall. Step Bushings pre-installed in vertical slots allow up to 2” vertical deflection (1” up and down). Horizontal slots accommodate 2” lateral drift (1” left and right -- in plane), with Step Bushings also preinstalled through the manufacturing process. Load tables are provided for attachment to stud. If more than 2” lateral drift is required, contact TSN engineering for more information.
Material Composition
Steel: ASTM A653/A653M, Grade 50 (340), 50ksi (340MPa) minimum yield strength, 65ksi (450MPa) minimum tensile strength, G-90 (Z275) hot-dipped galvanized coating. Standard DSL thickness is 97mil (0.1017” design thickness).
The attachment of DriftClip to the primary structure is dependent upon the base material (steel or concrete) and the design configuration, and is the responsibility of the Structural Engineer of Record. The step bushing is optimized for use of a 1/4" - 20 fastener.

DriftClip DSL Nomenclature
DriftClip DSL is classified by multiplying stud depth by 100.
Example: 4" stud
Designate: DriftClip DSL400.
One row of bridging is recommended at a maximum distance of 12” from DriftClip to resist torsional effects.

DriftClip DSL Value
Positive, load rated mechanical attachments
Only mill-certified, 50ksi steel is used
Step Bushings pre-installed for accurate placement
Rated screws provided
Load transferred from stud web
Meets all building code criteria
Adaptable for multiple configurations

DriftClip DSL Installation
Attach track to structure with required fasteners.
Attach DriftClip DSL to structure with required fasteners through each Step Bushing.
Attach DriftClip DSL to stud with provided #12 screws through each Step Bushing.

Designation Qty/Box Lbs/Box Pcs/Skid Lbs/Skid
DSL362/400 50 36 2250 1620
DSL600 50 60 2250 2700
DSL800 25 40 1125 1800

DriftClip DSL Installation
Attach track to structure with required fasteners.
Attach DriftClip DSL to structure with required fasteners through each Step Bushing.
Attach DriftClip DSL to stud with provided #12 screws through each Step Bushing.

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