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Table 3 Phase 2 load, pull and peel test results for 16 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 Peel test on clay: Maximum load before fixing failure (kg) Peel test on concrete: Maximum load before fixing failure (kg) Pull test on clay: Maximum load before fixing failure (kg) Pull test on concrete: Maximum load before fixing failure (kg) Load test on clay: Fixing attached to wall with 6 kg at 240 hrs Load test on concrete: Fixing attached to wall with 6 kg at 240 hrs
Mechanical 56 Marked nail with Bostitch® plastic cap 8.0 12.0 19.2 18.6 Yes Yes
Mechanical 59 Spiral shank nail with Bostitch® plastic cap 5.6 6.2 17.4 17.0 Yes Yes
Mechanical 8 Metal staples (edged, large) 4.0 3.0 9.8 14.8 Yes Yes
Mechanical 60 Marked nail 4.0 2.4 6.0 1.4 No Yes
Mechanical 62 Spiral shank nail #59 with Grip Rite® plastic cap 3.4 5.0 19.0 17.2 Yes Yes
Mechanical 3c Roofing nail (large) with Grip Rite® plastic cap 3.0 14.6 4.0 18.2 Yes Yes
Mechanical 3b Roofing nail (medium) with Grip Rite® plastic cap 3.0 5.2 18.5 18.6 Yes Yes
Mechanical 63 Roofing nail from #3b with Bostitch® plastic cap 3.0 5.2 19.0 18.6 Yes Yes
Mechanical 61 Roofing nail #3 with Bostitch® plastic cap 2.0 3.2 19.0 16.2 Yes Yes
Mechanical 58 Fasteners 1.8 0 7.1 0 Yes Yes
Mechanical 57 Fluted shank masonry with Bostitch® plastic cap 1.6 3.0 3.6 6.8 Yes No
Glue 67 3 M Spray 0.8 1.0 4.8 3.5 No No
Mechanical 3 Roofing nail (small) with Grip Rite® plastic cap 0.2 0.4 15.8 18.6 Yes Yes
Glue 36 PowerGrab 0 1.8 0.2 9.4 No No
Glue 37 Liquid Nails® (LN-700) 0 1.2 3.8 4.5 No No
Glue 68 Liquid Nails® (LN-701) 0 0.8 0.2 5.0 No No
  1. Products are ranked according to their performance during the peel test on clay.