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How to Choose a Right Nail

Factors to Consider

Wire Nail manufacture project are a very poplar projects among the whole world. Since the wire nail has so many types and using function. No matter it is a developed country or a developing country, they all have their own and mature nail making industry.

For the investment of nail making projects, it has a very big ranges. You can make the investment to a regular scale with USD 50000 and you can also invest only USD 5000 as a small trail investment. But, which kind of nails shall we manufacture? Here, we will talk about the factors to consider.

  1. Nail Type
  2. Head type and surface treatmeat
  3. Shank Type (Smooth Shank, Twisted Shank, Ring Shank)
  4. Point Type
  5. Nail Length
  6. Head Diameter, Shank Diameter
  7. Surface Coating
  8. Manufacture Standard to follow
  9. Other characteristic dimensions

Nail Size and Length

In actual operation, a proper nail length should be 3 times the thickness of the substrate you are nailing through. E.g., A 8-penny nail is suitable to fasten a 1-inch-thick material and a 16-penny nail is suitable to fasten a 2-inch-thick material

Material and Coating

Sometimes, the elements of the project will be exposed to outdoor or wet conditions for a long time. If so, except for a proper nail length, an anti-corrosion surface coating is another factor to consider in making the project strong and reliable.

  • Electro-galvanized. it is a zinc electrolytic process that adding a thin coating to the carbon steel nails.
    Electrogalvanizing coating can withstand dry and low-corrosion applications for a few more months or
    possibly an extra year. But it is not recommended for corrosive environments.
  • Hot dipped galvanized. It is an effective way of metal corrosion, mainly used for metal structure on the
    facilities of the industry. Hot dipped galvanized nails are recommended for pressure treated wood and
    cedar which can cause standard nails to corrode quickly
  • Stainless Steel 304/316. These types of materials are the appropriate choices for high level corrosion
    protection requirement. Especially for most exterior applications. 316 grade stainless steel,
    chromium-nickel alloys, can stand up Marine and corrosive industrial atmospheres.

Company Profile:

Conail Machinery And Equipment Co.,Ltd is established in the year 1995 and located in Shanghai City, China. With more than 30 years’ development, CONAIL now is a famous brand among the nail making industry with its mature technical and great after-sales services.

Our main products are Wire Nail Making Machine, Wire Drawing Machine, Nail Coiling Machine, Screw Shank Nail Rolling Machine, High speed nail making machine, Roofing Nail Making Machine, Nail Packing Machine, U type Nail Making Machine, Chain Link Fence Making machine, Duplex Nail Making Machine, Barbed Wire Making Machine, Hog Ring Staple Machine, Wire Staple Pin Making machine, Automatic Razor Barbed Wire Machine, Copper Coated Coil Nail Welding Wire, Nylon Plastic Screw Anchor Assembly making machine, Cable Clip Nail Making Assembly Machine etc. And High Quality Machine Spare Parts: Wire Drawing Material, Wire Drawing Mould, Wire Drawing Powder, Nail Mould, Nail Cutter, Nail Punch Pin, etc. As an old machines factory, quality with reasonable price are always are developing target. CONAIL people can ensure all the machines you bought are brand new with good quality, well tested and packed.

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