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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 1 Summarizes mean values of mechanical properties of tested plywood and staple legs

From: Study on static lateral load–slip behavior of single-shear stapled connections in plywood for upholstered furniture frame construction

Critical point Staple leg-bearing unit load (N/mm) Single staple leg bending moment (N mm) Staple withdrawal load (N)
Proportional limit qpl = 71.89 (8.0) Mpl = 229.5 (10.8) n/a
Yield qy = 85.95(12.8) My = 353.7 (5.6) n/a
n/a
Ultimate qu = 206.60 (12.4) Mu = 540.8 (4.1) fu = 889.7 (13.7)
  1. Values in parentheses are coefficients of variation in percentage