ASTM F1667 - 13

    Standard Specification for Driven Fasteners: Nails, Spikes, and Staples

    Active Standard ASTM F1667 | Developed by Subcommittee: F16.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.08


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    Abstract

    This specification covers nails, spikes, staples, and other fasteners driven by hand tool, power tool, or mechanical device in single or multiple strikes and are positioned by hand, tool, or machine. The driven fasteners are classified as type I: nails (NL); type II: cut nails (CN); type III: spikes (SP); and type IV: staples (ST). Materials shall be tested and the individual types shall conform to the material requirements and physical properties, such as ductility, tensile strength. Protective coating and finishes are also detailed.

    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 nails, spikes, staples, and other driven fasteners, as listed in Table 1.

    TABLE 1 Classification and Identification Index

    Type

    Style

    Style Identification

    Table

    I—Nails (NL)

     1.

    Brads

    BR

     3

     

     2.

    Barrel

    BL

     4

     

     3.

    Boat

    BTH/BTL

     5

     

     4.

    Box A

    BXA

     6

     

     

    Box B

    BXB

     7

     

     5.

    Broom

    BM

     8

     

     6.

    Casing

    CN

     9

     

     7.

    Cooler

    CL

    10

     

     8.

    Sinker

    SK

    11

     

     9.

    Corker

    CK

    12

     

    10.

    Common

    CMA

    13

     

     

    Common

    CMC

    14

     

     

    Common

    CMS

    15

     

     

    Common

    CMM

    16

     

    11.

    Concrete

    CTS/CTM

    17

     

    12.

    Double-headed

    DH

    18

     

    13.

    Fine

    FN

    19

     

    14.

    Finishing

    FH

    20

     

    15.

    Flooring

    FL

    21

     

    16.

    Lath

    LHF

    22

     

     

    Lath

    LHH

    23

     

    17.

    Masonry

    MR/MRH

    24

     

    18.

    Pallet

    PL

    25

     

    19.

    Gypsum wallboard

    GWS

    26

     

     

    Gypsum wallboard

    GWM

    27

     

    20.

    Roofing

    RFA

    28

     

     

    Roofing

    RFS

    29

     

     

    Roofing

    RFC

    30

     

     

    Roofing

    RFL

    31

     

     

    Roofing

    RFR

    32

     

     

    Roofing

    RFD

    33

     

     

    Roofing

    RFNS/RFND

    34

     

    21.

    Shingle

    SHAD/SHAS

    35

     

     

    Shingle

    SHSS/SHNSB

    36

     

    22.

    Siding

    SDF/SDC/SDK

    37

     

    23.

    Slating

    SLA/SLC/SLS

    38

     

    24.

    Rubber heel

    RH

    39

     

    25.

    Underlayment

    UL

    40

     

    26.

    Square-barbed

    SB

    41

     

    27.

    Masonry drive

    MD

    42

     

    28.

    Escutcheon

    ES

    43

     

    29.

    Glulam rivet

    GR

    44

     

    30.

    Post frame

    PF

    45

    II—Cut nails (CN)

     1.

    Common

    CM

    46

     

     2.

    Basket

    BK

    47

     

     3.

    Clout

    CL

    48

     

     4.

    Trunk

    TR

    49

     

     5.

    Cobblers

    CB

    50

     

     6.

    Extra-iron clinching

    EC

    51

     

     7.

    Hob

    HB

    52

    III—Spikes (SP)

     1.

    Common

    CM

    53

     

     2.

    Gutter

    GRF/GRO

    54

     

     3.

    Round

    RDC/RDF

    55

     

     4.

    Barge and boat

    BB

    56

    IV—Staples (ST)

     1.

    Fence

    FN

    57

     

     2.

    Poultry netting

    PN

    58

     

     3.

    Flat top crown

    FC

    59

     

     

    Flat top crown

    FCC

    60

     

     4.

    Round or V crown

    RC

    61

     

     5.

    Preformed

    PC

    62

     

     6.

    Electrical

    RE

    63

     

     7.

    Preformed hoop

    PH

    64

     

     8.

    Cap

    STC

    65


    Note 1Fastener ductility information is presented in Table 2 and dimensional information in Tables 3–65.
    TABLE 2 Bend Angles for Fasteners Using the Test Methods F680 Bend Test

     

    Fastener Material

    Bend Angle, °

    1.

    Steel wire: (low-carbon, medium-low
     carbon, medium-carbon) (unhardened)

    180

    2.

    Stainless steel wire

    180

    3.

    Hardened steel fasteners

     20

    4.

    Sheet steel for cut nails, Type II,
     and cut spikes, Type III

     90

    5.

    Copper (min 98 %)

    180

    6.

    Copper clad wire (min 20 %)

    180

    7.

    Aluminum alloy wire

     90

    8.

    Brass wire

    180


    TABLE 3 Type I, Style 1—BradsA
    Note 1Steel wire, brad head, diamond point, round smooth shank, bright finish. When specified, brads shall have a modified brad head with a blunt or chiseled point for use with mechanical drivers.

     Image 60084


    TABLE 4 Type I, Style 2—Barrel NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat head, diamond point, round smooth shank, bright, zinc or cement coated as specified.

     Image 60085


    TABLE 5 Type I, Style 3—Boat nailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, oval countersunk head, chisel point, round smooth shank, bright or zinc coated as specified.

     Image 60086


    TABLE 6 Type I, Style 4A—Box NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat head, diamond point, round, barbed or smooth shank, bright or cement coated as specified. When specified, box nails shall have an altered or T-head with a diamond, blunt, or chisel point for use with mechanical drivers.

     Image 60087


    TABLE 7 Type I, Style 4B—Box NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat head, diamond point, round smooth shank, cement coated.

     Image 60088


    TABLE 8 Type I, Style 5—Broom NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat or star head, diamond point, round smooth shank, bright finish, as specified.

     Image 60089


    TABLE 9 Type I, Style 6—Casing NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat countersunk cupped head, diamond point, round smooth shank, bright finish.

     Image 60090


    TABLE 10 Type I, Style 7—Cooler NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat head, diamond point, round smooth shank, cement coated. When specified, coolers shall have an altered or T-head for use with mechanical drivers.

     Image 60091


    TABLE 11 Type I, Style 8—Sinker NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat countersunk head, diamond point, round smooth shank, bright or cement coated. When specified, sinkers shall have an altered or T-head for use with mechanical drivers.

     Image 60092


    TABLE 12 Type I, Style 9—Corker NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat countersunk head, diamond point, round smooth shank, cement coated. When specified, corkers shall have an altered or T-head for use with mechanical drivers.

     Image 60093


    TABLE 13 Type I, Style 10—Common NailsA
    Note 1Aluminum alloy wire, flat head, diamond point, round smooth shank, or, when specified, square barbed shank.

     Image 60094


    TABLE 14 Type I, Style 10—Common NailsA
    Note 1Copper wire, flat head, diamond point, round smooth shank.

     Image 60095


    TABLE 15 Type I, Style 10—Common NailsA
    Note 1Steel wire, flat head, diamond point, round smooth shank, bright, zinc or cement coated as specified.

     Image 60096


    TABLE 16 Type I, Style 10—Common NailsA
    Note 1Aluminum alloy wire, stainless steel or steel wire, (bright, zinc coated or cement coated), altered or T-head, diamond or chisel point, round smooth or deformed shank, as specified. For use with mechanical drivers.

     Image 72016

    F1667 NLCMM

    Dash No.

    L

    D

    Dash No.

    L

    D

    Dash No.

    L

    D

    Dash No.

    L

    D

    Dash No.

    L

    D

    Dash No.

    L

    D

    01

    11/4 

    0.080

    15

    13/4 

    0.086

    29

    2

    0.148

    43

    13/4 

    0.120

    57

    23/8 

    0.113

    71

    3

    0.131

    02

    11/4 

    0.086

    16

    13/4 

    0.092

    30

    21/4 

    0.092

    44

    17/8 

    0.120

    58

    23/8 

    0.120

    72

    3

    0.148

    03

    11/4 

    0.092

    A153/A153M Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware

    A510M Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel (Metric)

    A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire

    B695 Specification for Coatings of Zinc Mechanically Deposited on Iron and Steel

    F547 Terminology of Nails for Use with Wood and Wood-Base Materials

    F592 Terminology of Collated and Cohered Fasteners and Their Application Tools

    F680 Test Methods for Nails

    F1575 Test Method for Determining Bending Yield Moment of Nails


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.060.01 (Fasteners in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31160000(Hardware)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F1667

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F1667-13, Standard Specification for Driven Fasteners: Nails, Spikes, and Staples, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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