It must be noted that Slotted Rap Ties transfer loads that are perpendicular to a wall, but they are not designed to create unified wall assembly resistance. For products that best resist shear and load in cavity walls, view our ShearConnector suite of products
The Slotted Rap Tie's L-Plate can be screwed to the sheathing over a stud to make a good mechanical connnection to the bearing studs and the slot allows 2 inches of play to allow for alignment with the mortar bed to resist pull-out of the V-Tie. Those attributes make the Slotted Rap Tie a viable option for both new construction and retrofit applications for masonry veneer.
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