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cut nail

[′kət ‚nāl]
(design engineering)
A flat, tapered nail sheared from steel plate; it has greater holding power than a wire nail and is generally used for fastening flooring.

cut nail

cut nails
A nail having a wedge shape, sheared from sheet steel; has a sheared-square, blunt point.
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D-Mac is a company engaged in metal decking sales and construction services in the south; and had been a manufacturer's representative for cut nails.
Also, although they are said to cut nails cleanly and precisely, the nail clippers come with a convenient nail file on the levers that can be used to refine the nails after cutting.
The new Bosch Daredevil series includes the Daredevil spade bit, a bit that relies on an innovative threaded-tip design to provide great speed, ease of use and a high-quality hole; the Daredevil auger bit, which employs dual cutting edges to cut nails in wood, yet provides balanced drilling; and the Daredevil framing blade with its thin-kerf, extra-hard steel plate and triple-sharp carbide teeth to power through wood to deliver a combination of speed and a smooth finish.
When I did cut nails, they flew like shrapnel and the cats ran.
Cut nails straight across to prevent them from becoming in-growing.
Cut nails straight across and round slightly at the tip for maximum strength.
Keep your blood sugar under control to help minimize cardiovascular and blood circulation problems -- Lose weight, don't smoke and adhere to prescribed dietary, medication and exercise regimens -- At least once a day, examine your feet for cuts and other small wounds you may not feel -- Never walk barefoot, outdoors and indoors -- Cut nails carefully - straight across and not too short; never trim corns and calluses yourself -- Wash your feet every day in lukewarm water; dry carefully -- Choose comfortable shoes with adequate room for the toes -- Wear clean, dry, non-bulky socks; change daily -- Shake pebbles or bits of gravel out of your shoes before wearing -- Seek treatment from a foot and ankle surgeon if minor cuts and sore spots don't seem to be healing
Use clippers rather than scissors to cut nails as this puts less stress on the nail.
So Dr Ennos and colleagues tore and cut nails with special scissors and tweezers and studied them.
4 Cut nails straight across, then file from the side to the middle, slightly rounding the edges.
The company also manufactures roof and floor deck, culvert pipe and square cut nails.