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Re: Screw capacity/load tables for connection thru EIFS & foam into metal studs

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Hi Scott,

I always use the values provided in the SSMA catalog. I 
believe is the website to download the PDF, or search the ICC-ES. Be aware 
of bending in the screws.

David Topete

On Sep 6, 2012, at 6:07 PM, Scott Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Greetings!
> Not sure if the List is still working as I have not had a message in more
> than a week.
> But, I have a question and we will see if this works...
> I have a friends that is trying to track down screw capacity/load tables
> for attaching a sign to a wall.  The wall is EIFS on foam with metal 
> studs. So, I am looking for values (shear and pullout) through the EIFS 
> and foam into the metal studs.  Anybody aware of any such load 
> tables/capacities from any self-drilling screw manufacturers?  Or if not, 
> any idea of what kinds of values I should use with something like the NDS 
> fastener equations (assuming that they are actually applicable)?
> Thanks,
> Scott

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