Nails in wood: Bending strength (NT BUILD 343)

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  • Report #: NT BUILD 343
  • Approved: February 1989
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Abstract

1. SCOPE

This NORDTEST method specifies a method of testing the bending strength of single nails.

2. FIELD OF APPLICATION

The method has been developed for testing the bending strength of nails, but it can be used for screws as well. (Bending strength is an important property of laterally loaded nails in timber joints).

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NT Methods | Building

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