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Q: Load Capacity of Screw in Wall ( No Answer,   3 Comments )
Subject: Load Capacity of Screw in Wall
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: munki-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 25 Sep 2006 18:09 PDT
Expires: 25 Oct 2006 18:09 PDT
Question ID: 768402
What is the load capacity (both shear and tension forces) of a #6 x 2"
wood screw, going through 1.5" of drywall, then piercing a 20-guage
metal stud? [FYI: about .375" length of the screw is going through the
metal stud]
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Load Capacity of Screw in Wall
From: redhoss-ga on 26 Sep 2006 06:15 PDT
This might help you:
Subject: Re: Load Capacity of Screw in Wall
From: munki-ga on 26 Sep 2006 13:04 PDT
Thanks, Redhoss. This is very helpful!
Subject: Re: Load Capacity of Screw in Wall
From: stanmartin1952-ga on 26 Sep 2006 21:27 PDT
Why not just hang some weights from it to find out?

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