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How to Choose the Correct Nail for Your Application: Nail Shanks and Points

nailsThere are three parts to a nail: head, shank and point. The shank is responsible for most of the holding power and withdrawal strength as the shank is pressed between the fibers of the wood. Smooth, ring and screw are the three basic types of nail shanks.

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3 Cost Saving Tips When Using Carton Closing Staples for Regular Slotted Containers (RSC)

Besides finding a deal when purchasing staples, you can save both time and money by using the correct carton staples and staplers for your business as well as utilizing the staples properly during your applications. This article outlines a basic guideline on what type of staples to use and how to correctly apply them.

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