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ASTM F680-80(2012)

Standard Test Methods for Nails

Standard Test Methods for Nails F0680-80R12 ASTM|F0680-80R12|en-US Standard Test Methods for Nails Standard new BOS Vol. 01.09 Committee F16
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Significance and Use

4.1 When specified, the tests selected for application shall be performed to assure conformance with requirements stipulated in the product specification.


1.1 These test methods cover procedures for the testing of nails. The test or tests selected, and the requirements for compliance, will be as specified in the applicable product standard. Performance tests for nail withdrawal and lateral load capability are not included as they are covered by Test Methods D1761.

1.2 The tests described are as follows:



Dimensional tests


Tension test


Conventional bend test


Impact bend test


Rockwell hardness test


Coating weight test


Coating adherence test for zinc-coated nails


1.3 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.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 01.09
Developed by Subcommittee: F16.05
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F0680-80R12
ICS Code: 21.060.50