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Manufacturer Simpson Strong Tie
SSC Steel-Stud By-Pass Framing Connectors

SSC Steel-Stud Connectors are versatile utility clips ideal for a variety of stud-to-stud and stud-to-structure applications in cold-formed steel construction. The clips have been designed to enable easy installation on the open side of studs or joists with flanges up to 3" long and return lips up to 3/4". A wide pattern of strategic fastener locations allows the SSC to accommodate a variety of traditional and custom designs.


  • Pre-punched holes reduce installation cost by eliminating predrilling
  • Intuitive fastener hole positions ensure accurate clip installation in accordance with design, support a wide range of design and application requirements, and provide installation Cexibility.
  • Angle lengths accommodate either hard-side or soft-side attachment for joists and studs with return lips up to 3/4"*
  • 4" leg length enables soft-side connections or studs with flanges up to 3"
  • Finish: Galvanized (G90)
  • Also suitable for u-channel bridging

* SSC2.25 clips will accommodate 2" wide flange and 5/8" stiffener lips.