Head pull through response of the most frequently used nails in the sheathing process with 7/16&inches; OSB

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2009
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Santamaria, Patricio
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The goal of this study is to investigate the head pull through behavior of most frequently nails when used with oriented strand board. Tests were conducted to determine the head pull through strength of some hammer driven Nails. All tests were conducted following the procedures described in ASTM D 1037, Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Properties of Wood-Base Fiver and Particle Panel Material. In our study we used 7/16 OSB panel under two different conditions -dry and 24--hour water soak-, and six different types of nails Bright Box, Galvanized Box, Bright Common, Galvanized Common, Coated Sinker, Galvanized Ring shank in two different sizes six penny (6d) and eight penny (8d).

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7/16 OSB, ASTM D1037, Nailhead, Pull Through, Sheathing
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Civil and Environmental Engineering