Get the tight hold of a screw with the installation ease of a nail. Screw nails are also known as U-drive screws and hammer-drive screws.
Steel is the most common choice for everyday fastening applications. It is magnetic. These have a zinc plating that provides mild corrosion resistance and a shiny finish in addition to the nail's screw-like hold.
Stainless steel has a naturally corrosion-resistant surface that continues to protect the material from environmental contaminants even if scratched. It may be magnetic.