Hardy Frame® HFX-Series Panel on Wood Sill Plate

panel on concrete

  • Panels installed on wood sill plates have more ductility but, for some sizes the allowable shear is less to account for crushing of wood below

  • Allowable values have been reduced when necessary to maintain code drift limit (see HFX-Series Product Catalog Table 1.2)

    • Set bolts 4-1/4" inches above concrete
    • SMoisture barrier (15# felt, Moist Stop, Etc.) recommended when installing on treated wood