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DBC Drywall Bridging Connector for Cold-Formed Steel
The DBC drywall bridging connector for cold-formed steel construction is new from Simpson Strong-Tie. The patent-pending design of the new DBC connector enables one- or two-screw installation, reducing labor and material costs. The DBC is load-rated for smaller ¾-inch, u-channel bridging. Along with the Simpson Strong-Tie SUBH and MSUBH bridging connectors, the DBC has been lab tested as a system, ensuring that tabulated design values reflect stud web depth and thickness. The connector has been tested in accordance with ICC-ES AC261.