Nails are unsung heroes in buildings and projects of all types and sizes. We will learn more about the world of nails and explore their different types, performance characteristics, advantages and disadvantages.
1) ordinary nails: these are the most basic and widely used nails. They have thick calves, flat heads and different lengths. Ordinary nails are suitable for general buildings, frames and carpentry projects.
2) finishing nails: because of their small diameter and small head, finishing nails are designed to hide under the surface of the material. They are usually used in decoration work, cabinet installation and fine carpentry projects.
3) Brad nails: smaller in diameter than finishing nails and with a slight head. They are used to attach thin materials such as lines, paneling and decorative decorations.
4) Roof nails: as the name implies, roofing nails are specially designed for roofing applications. They have a large flat head and sharp handle that provide excellent grip on asphalt tiles and other roofing materials.
5) concrete nails: strong and durable concrete nails are made of hardened steel and are used to fix the material to the surface of concrete or masonry.
6) Interior decoration nails: these decoration nails are mainly used in interior decoration projects. They have a round head and are hammered into the furniture frame to fix the fabric and decoration.
Advantages and disadvantages of nails:
Wide availability and affordability； Strong grip, suitable for a variety of building applications ；Various types and sizes cater to different project needs；Quick and easy installation process.
May cause cracking or damage to fragile materials；Compared with other fasteners such as screws or bolts, the bearing capacity is limited； The nail head may protrude from the surface and in some cases additional trimming work is required.
There are various types of nails, each with its own set of performance characteristics and applications. Understanding the different types of nails, their performance properties, and the pros and cons associated with them allows you to make informed decisions when choosing the right nails for your project.
Post time: Jul-13-2023