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A History of Testing, Innovation Drives Today’s Performance

From design, to application, to load requirements — every project presents unique challenges. Strong-Wall shearwalls from Simpson Strong-Tie offer consistent, reliable performance no matter what the variables are. Our innovative wood and steel options provide maximum flexibility, ease of installation and code-listed, industry-leading strength for every job. And backed by our unparalleled technical and field support, your shearwall installations will be faster, stronger and smarter than ever.

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Strong-Wall High-Strength Wood Shearwall

The code-listed Strong-Wall high-strength wood shearwall is an extremely versatile solution for lateral-force resistance in residential, multi-family and light-frame commercial construction.

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Steel Strong-Wall

With a patented shape for better performance and available in a wide variety of sizes, our prefabricated and code-listed Steel Strong-Wall shearwall offers some of the highest allowable loads in the industry.

Strong-Wall Site-Built Portal Frame System

Create site-built walls faster, stronger and more economically than traditional methods with the Strong-Wall site-built portal frame system (PFS) from Simpson Strong-Tie.

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Strong-Wall Software

Quickly plan, calculate and design shearwalls with our software tools.

Additional Resources

Resources to specify and install Strong-Wall shearwalls.

Video Library

Educational and installation videos about Strong-Wall shearwalls from our library.