QUICK GUIDE TO SELECTING THE RIGHT NAIL FOR CONCRETE
Direct fastening on concrete
Not all nails are created equal
There’s a large variety of nails to choose from for direct fastening applications. It’s not always easy to understand the differences between the various nail types and to select the right nail for your needs.
Our fastening systems are designed to achieve maximum performance in a wide range of applications.
What determines nail performance
Multiple factors such as concrete properties, nail design and the fastening system used can influence how a nail performs on your jobsite.
The three main factors that define the suitability of a nail for use on concrete are: stick rate (i.e. the percentage of nails that hold securely), holding values and the cost of the nail.
How should you select the right nail for concrete?
Read on and find out more about the influencing factors.
1. Concrete basics
2. Nail features
3. Factors influencing your nail choice
4. Nail classes
6. Nails and concrete
7. Hilti systems
8. Selecting the right nail for your requirements
9. Recommended products
10. Want to know more?