ASTM C1513 - 13

    Standard Specification for Steel Tapping Screws for Cold-Formed Steel Framing Connections

    Active Standard ASTM C1513 | Developed by Subcommittee: C11.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.01


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    Abstract

    This specification covers steel self-drilling and self-piercing tapping screws for the connection of cold-formed steel members manufactured. This specification also covers test methods for determining performance requirements such as dimension, and total case depth; and physical properties such as hardness, ductility, torsional strength, drill drive performance, and self-drilling tapping screw drill capacity.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers steel self-drilling and self-piercing tapping screws for the connection of cold-formed steel members manufactured in accordance with Specifications C645 and C955. This specification also covers test methods for determining performance requirements and physical properties.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods described in this specification. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

    A510 Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel

    B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

    C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems

    C645 Specification for Nonstructural Steel Framing Members

    C955 Specification for Load-Bearing (Transverse and Axial) Steel Studs, Runners (Tracks), and Bracing or Bridging for Screw Application of Gypsum Panel Products and Metal Plaster Bases

    F1470 Practice for Fastener Sampling for Specified Mechanical Properties and Performance Inspection

    F1941 Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings on Threaded Fasteners (Unified Inch Screw Threads (UN/UNR))

    ANSI/ASME Documents

    ANSI/ASMEB18.18 Quality Assurance for Fasteners3

    ANSI/ASMEB18.6.4 Standard Specification for Thread Forming and Thread-Cutting Screws Available from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASME International Headquarters, Three Park Ave., New York, NY 10016-5990, http://www.asme.org.

    SAE Standards

    SAEJ78 Steel Self-Drilling Tapping Screws Available from Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale, PA 15096-0001, http://www.sae.org.

    SAEJ933 Mechanical and Quality Requirements for Tapping Screws


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.060.10 (Bolts, screws, studs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31161507(Tapping screws)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C1513-13

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C1513-13, Standard Specification for Steel Tapping Screws for Cold-Formed Steel Framing Connections, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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