ASTM International - ASTM F680-80(1993)
Standard Test Methods for Nails
|Publication Date:||1 January 1993|
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:
Section Dimensional tests 5 Tension test 6 Conventional bend test 7 Impact bend test 8 Rockwell hardness test 9 Coating weight test 10 Coating adherence test for zinc-coated nails 11
1.3 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.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.