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.
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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.
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/ASMEB18.18 Quality Assurance for Fasteners3
SAEJ933 Mechanical and Quality Requirements for Tapping Screws
bugle head; crest; hex washer head; modified truss; pancake head; pan head; root; screws; self-drilling; self-piercing; spin-out; wafer head drill capacity;
ICS Number Code 21.060.10 (Bolts, screws, studs)
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