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05/05/2003, 16:39:52

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Have been looking for lateral load calculations for sheet metal screws in plywood, can anyone help?

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05/07/2003, 09:21:10

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When you say "lateral load do you actualy mean shear load applied to the screws/wood? For Pine the allowable shear stress is 103 lbs/in square. I would think that a simple shear equation using the cross section of the minor diameter would work fine. stress = force/area. Hope this helps!

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