Collated Nails Brads
- Electro-galvanized finish
- C (16GA) Series brads contain 2500 nails
- C (18GA) Series brads contain 5000 nails
- 0-degree straight brads
- Suitable for use with all straight 16GA and 18GA Nailers
Collated Nails Brads are Glue Collation type.
The adhesive is mainly used for fasteners consisting of staples or floor cleats. This is because the combination of glue is usually not suitable for nails as the heads tend to interfere with the nails from sticking tightly together. However, the floor cleats and staples are the same shape and can easily fold into each other, making the adhesive the perfect way to hold them together.
The advantage of the adhesive is that it holds the staples or floor cleats in place until they enter the surface.
The advantage of the adhesive is that it holds the staples, nails, or floor cleats in place until they enter the surface. There is no mess or tidying up here because so little glue is used that it practically disappears after the item has been applied to the surface. In addition, it is perhaps the cheapest of all the materials selected, given that only a small amount is distributed over the floor cleats, nails, or staples.
The downside, besides their inability to be used for nails or fasteners with heads, is that they do not provide additional retention to the item itself. Once they are discharged, the glue does nothing to hold the item in place. In a way, this can be good, depending on the surface they are driving on, and one day it may have to be removed.
Collated Nails are one of the most common types of nails used in construction and carpentry. Collated Nails is a general term for nails that are joined together in strips so they can be fired with a nail gun. Thus, while the definition of a collated nail can include many different types, they usually should be suitable for using a nail gun.
The nails used in the nail gun are called Collated nails. These are nails that are assembled in a strip or spiral and connected with glue, plastic, paper, or wire.
Now that you know which nails are used in a nail gun, let’s take a look at the different types of nail assemblies.
The differences between the types are not so much in the nail itself as in the fact that it can affect what type of matching it can be used. But rather, in the very material used for the comparison. Different applications and different types of nails require different types of matching. Therefore, understanding what works and what doesn’t will depend a lot on your needs.