Past Performances of Certain Fasteners and Required Research and Development

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Title: Past Performances of Certain Fasteners and Required Research and Development

Author(s): J.E. Francis

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 22

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 45-54

Keywords: aggregates; concretes; failures; fasteners; hardened concrete; hardness; loads (forces); penetration; powder actuated tools; pullout tests; safety; studs

Date: 1/1/1969

Abstract:
Performance characteristics of powder driven fastners installed in hardened concrete ranging in age from 30 ywars to 30 days indicate that failure in both shear and tension is apparently the direct results of frequent misapplication.