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Nail pull out testing in plywood and OSB


Professional Roofing


11/2003

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nail pull out; OSB; plywood; pull out resistance; fasteners

NRCA just completed limited testing of nail pull out resistances in plywood and oriented strand board (OSB) roof sheathing. The purpose of the testing was to determine the influence specific fasteners and sheathing thicknesses have on the pull out values for nails used to attach asphalt shingles.


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