Simpson Strong-Tie® high-strength metal connector plates are staggered-tooth metal plates. The teeth are punched in pairs and formed at right angles to the face of the parent metal so that two teeth per hole occur along the length. Each Simpson Strong-Tie metal truss connector plate is identified by the product name embossed into the surface of the plate. AS-18HS 4 in. x 12 in. 18-Gauge Galvanized, G60 Truss Plate (81-Qty) (Pack of 3969).