ring-shank nail

ring-shank nail

A nail having a number of ring-like grooves around the shank to increase its holding power.
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10 million different wires going to the and sky box, just required, cut along and clip over those stop the tangle spaghetti of Ring-Shank nails or Annular nails are used when the fixing is permanent and the nail needs to resist being pulled out.
We suggest you fasten underlayment with galvanized ring-shank nails or chisel-pointed staples," says Hill.
Splitless" ring-shank nails work well but can bend and break, especially near knots.
And carpenters who work with standard lumber joists now control this problem by gluing the subfloor to the joists and nailing it with special ring-shank nails that strongly resist withdrawal.
For better holding power, look for spiral-shank and ring-shank nails.