ASTM-C514 Standard Specification for Nails for the Application of Gypsum Board

ASTM-C514 - 2004 R20 EDITION - CURRENT -- See the following: ASTM-C380
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Standard Specification for Nails for the Application of Gypsum Board



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1.1 This specification covers requirements for steel wire nails suitable for use in the application of gypsum board.

Note 1—This specification does not necessarily cover nails for use where fire ratings are required. Consult manufacturers for independent data on assembly particulars, materials, and ratings.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.

1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Sections 7 and 8, of 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 limitations prior to use.


gypsum board; nail; points; shanks; wire heads; ICS Number Code 21.060.50

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

04.01 (Cement; Lime; Gypsum)

To find similar documents by classification:

21.060.50 (Pins, nails)

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