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Hoop Iron - Marine Grade Stainless Steel

Various solutions for Type A and Type B bracing and general strapping requirements made from High corrosion resistant stainless steel material


Two individually cut pieces of Hoop Iron Bracing are required to brace a timber framed wall section. These pieces should overlap to form an ‘X’.

  1. Secure first end of one piece of bracing into position using 30 x 2.8mm Dunnings’ nails.
  2. Stretch the Hoop Iron Bracing over the entire panel to be braced, ensuring the brace is taut.
  1. Secure the second end while maintaining tension on the brace.
  2. Repeat this procedure for the second piece of Hoop Iron Bracing, ensuring an ‘X’ is formed.
  3. Secure the Hoop Iron Tensioner in each length of Hoop Iron Bracing to remove any remaining slack.

Typical Use - 1.5kN/m

1.5kN/m Bracing Capacity as per AS1684 Residential Timber-Framed Construction, Table 8.18(b)

Detail A

Typical Use - 3.0kN/m

3.0kN/m Bracing Capacity as per AS1684 Residential Timber-Framed Construction, Table 8.18(d)

Detail B

NOTE: Joist Strap / Stud Tie and Hoop Iron Tensioner do not come in stainless steel

Short Wall Bracing

A. Wrap ends of Hoop Iron Bracing around plate and fix with nails (Refer Detail B)

B. Attach minimum 1.0 x 30mm Hoop Iron Bracing with 2/30 x 2.8mm BN Dunnings’ nails into each stud

C. Hoop Iron Tensioner

D. Minimum 70 x 35-F5 Wall Stud

E. Stud Ties or 1/T-Plate (both sides of frame)

F. Tie-down as per AS1684/ minimum M10 Chemset

Product Specification

Product Code

nom 1mm x 30mm Perforated - 15m Roll SBHI15HP

Material Specification

Thickness: 0.9mm
Material: Minimum Grade 316 Stainless Steel


SBN 30 x 2.8mm Stainless Timber Connector nails


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