Simpson Strong-Tie straps and plates join and reinforce joints with simple, versatile solutions for a wide range of connections. Available in many lengths, widths and thicknesses, straps can be used on the wide or narrow face of lumber for light repairs or heavy-duty projects. The HST is designed to support heavy, concentrated loads by creating a strong connection between wood girders and piles. The HST is a heavy, load-rated, precut strap designed for optimal performance. HST 2-1/2 in. x 21-1/4 in. 7-Gauge Galvanized Heavy Strap Tie (Pack of 800).