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Table 1 Phase 1 load and pull test results for 33 potential durable wall lining fixing products

From: Installation of insecticide-treated durable wall lining: evaluation of attachment materials and product durability under field conditions

Type of fixing Product # Product Pull test: Maximum load before fixing failure (kg) Load test: Fixing attached to wall with 4 kg at 112 hrs
Glue 37 Liquid Nails®* 17.6 Yes
Mechanical 1 Steel Hooks 16.6 Yes
Mechanical 9 Metal Staples 12.5 No
Mechanical 13 Nails 11.5 Yes
Glue 33 Fortissimo MS Glue 11.5 Yes
Glue 38 DAP® Weldwood® Contact Cement 11.5 Yes
Mechanical 2 Steel Hooks 10.6 Yes
Mechanical 3 Roofing Nail With Grip Rite® Plastic Cap* 10.6 Yes
Glue 35 Durabond 10.5 No
Mechanical 6 Fasteners 9.5 Yes
Mechanical 7 Cardboard Nails 8.6 Yes
Mechanical 4 Upholster Nails 8.2 Yes
Glue 43 AquaMend® Underwater Repair Epoxy Putty 8.2 Yes
Mechanical 8 Metal Staples* 8.0 Yes
Glue 41 TEKNAbond® Multi-Purpose Wall Size/Adhesive 7.5 Yes
Tape 24 Double-Sided Carpet Tape 7.4 No
Glue 39 Stick-Ease Wall Covering Seam Repair 7.2 Yes
Tape 30 Double-Sided Tape 6.4 No
Glue 36 PowerGrab* 6.2 Yes
Tape 26 Outdoor Mounting Tape 6.0 No
Glue 42 DAP® Blue STIK™ Reusable Adhesive Putty 5.5 No
Mechanical 10 Metal Staples 5.0 Yes
Mechanical 21 Non-Metallic Cable Plastic Staples 4.8 No
Mechanical 16 Steel Nails 4.5 Yes
Tape 29 Double-Sided Tape 4.4 No
Mechanical 11 Metal Staples 3.8 Yes
Glue 44 Mud 3.0 No
Tape 25 Outdoor Mounting Tape 2.8 No
Tape 27 PowerGrab Heavy Duty Adhesive 2.5 No
Glue 40 Border Paste 2.5 Yes
Tape 23 Double-Sided Carpet Tape 0 No
Tape 28 Double-Sided Universal Tape 0 No
Tape 31 Double-Sided Tape 0 No
Tape 32 Power Tape 0 No
Glue 34 Ponal Paper Glue 0 No
  1. *indicates fixing products which were tested in Phase 2.
  2. Products are ordered according to their performance during the pull test.