Simpson Strong-Tie connectors make projects easier to build while making them stronger and safer. They are engineered and tested to perform and are manufactured to the highest quality standards. Whether working on a home project or building a structure to comply with building codes, go with the choice of engineers and contractors, go with genuine Simpson Strong-Tie connectors. The HS24 saddle rafter tie is a wind and seismic tie for trusses and rafters. It is designed to help resist uplift forces. HS24 18-Gauge Galvanized Saddle Rafter Tie (Pack of 1500).