ASTM F1667 - 17

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

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

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.09

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    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.

    Note 1: Fastener ductility information is presented in Table 2 and dimensional information in Tables 3–65.

    1.2 Fasteners described in this specification are driven by hand tool, power tool, or mechanical device in single or multiple strikes and are positioned by hand, tool, or machine.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.4 Fasteners in this specification are sold in bulk (loose) form and are collated for loading into the magazine of an application tool. Other than as covered in Section 9, Workmanship, cohering materials (including, but not limited to, plastic, adhesive bond, paper tape, plastic strip, plastic carrier, wire, etc.) and relative orientation of collated fasteners are not within the scope of this standard.

    1.5 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 limitations prior to use.

    1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    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

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

    A510/A510M Specification for General Requirements for Wire Rods and Coarse Round Wire, Carbon Steel, and Alloy Steel

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

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

    C514 Specification for Nails for the Application of Gypsum Board

    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)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F1667-17

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1667-17, Standard Specification for Driven Fasteners: Nails, Spikes, and Staples, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017,

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