BU615 Critical Connections
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Bulletin
- PDF, Hard copy
Critical connections in a building occur where loads are transferred from one structural element to another.
Failure of a connection is likely to result in loss of structural integrity.
This bulletin describes critical connections of timber-framed buildings and the fixings required to meet design loads.
This bulletin covers:
- Types of connections
- Roof framing and roof-to-wall connections
- Wall and wall-to-floor connections
- Subfloor-to-foundation connections