WITHDRAWAL STRENGTH OF RING-SHANK NAILS EMBEDDED IN SOUTHERN PINE LUMBER

@inproceedings{Skulteti1997WITHDRAWALSO,
  title={WITHDRAWAL STRENGTH OF RING-SHANK NAILS EMBEDDED IN SOUTHERN PINE LUMBER},
  author={Matthew John Skulteti and Donald Arthur Bender and Steve G. Winistorfer and David R. Pollock},
  year={1997}
}
Ring-shank nails are used extensively in post-frame construction due to their superior performance, yet surprisingly little testing has been done on nail sizes above 12d. Experience in the post-frame industry suggests that published allowable design values for ring-shank nails may be overly conservative and need revision. The goal of the research reported herein was to characterize the withdrawal strength of ring-shank nails embedded in Southern Pine lumber. Three sizes of galvanized and… CONTINUE READING
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