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0376 Wood Frame Wall Racking Resistance - Wall Systems - Wood Frame Walls
 
0376 Wood Frame Wall Racking Resistance - Wall Systems - Wood Frame Walls -

Image Text: Racking force (e.g. wind) > where no sheathing is present (new construction) or the sheathing is not resistant to racking (insulating sheathing), then movement as shown at the right is a possibility > racking force (e.g. wind) > a diagonal brace (e.g. 1 inch x 4 inches) can be used to provide racking resistance

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