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In ours too but the question was posed (and rejected).



-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Drew Morris Sent: April-06-15 10:10 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Ring Shank Nails

In the shear wall tables of the 2009 IBC they specifically list common nails 
 and give the required minimum diameter and length.

On 4/5/2015 7:47 AM, Thor Tandy wrote:
> I was asked recently if ring shank nails are usable in shear wall design.
> They have a smaller shank thank smooth but the thread is said to
> provide better withdrawal capacity .?
> Any comment?  If they are usable what equivalent shank diameter would
> one use to compare the performance?
> Thanks
> Thor A. Tandy P.Eng, C.Eng, Struct.Eng, MIStructE, FEC Victoria, BC
> Canada
> Email:  <mailto:vicpeng(--nospam--at)> vicpeng(--nospam--at)
> hst_ngc4414_9925Please consider the environment before printing out
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