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Anchoring required by Sections 2321.5 and 2321.6 shall be tested under the following criteria:
  1. Concrete to wood straps: Minimum design uplift load 700 pounds (3114 N), with four 16d nails with upper end bent over truss chord and nailed. Nails shall be clinched. Anchors shall have devices to hook into upper tie beam steel and embedded a minimum of 4 inches (102 mm) in concrete.
  2. Wood to wood straps: Minimum design uplift 700 pounds (3114 N) with four 16d nails in each member.
  3. Other anchors: Minimum design uplift 700 pounds (3114 N).
  4. The criteria stated in Section 2321.7, Items 1, 2 and 3 above, are minimum requirements for product approval for the certification agency. Anchor design and uplift forces shall be submitted to the certification agency for approval together with sufficient documentation and test data to verify performance. A product approval shall be maintained at the job site for the inspector to compare with the uplift force requirements of the design professional as shown on approved plans.

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