This standard specifies requirements, including dimensions, materials, finish and sampling for
the types of steel nails listed below:
a) Wire nails; and
b) Cut nails.
The following types of wire nails are covered by this standard:
a) round plain head nails;
b) lost head nails;
c) clout or slate nails;
d) extra large head clout or felt nails;
e) panel pins;
f) plasterboard nails (jagged shank);
g) tile pegs;
h) spring head twisted shank nails;
i) duplex head nails;
j) helical threaded shank flat head nails;
k) square twisted shank flat head nails;
l) fence staples;
m) poultry netting staples;
n) convex head roofing nails (chisel or diamond point);
o) pipe nails (chisel point);
p) hardboard panel pins (round shank);
q) hardboard panel pins (square shank);
r) lath nails;
s) washer head slab nails;
t) tenter hooks;
u) dowels;
v) oval brad head nails;
w) oval lost head nails;
x) annular ringed shank flat head nails; and
y) tram nails with flat or raised and chisels point.
The following types of cut nails are covered by this standard:
a) cut clasp nails; and
b) cut floor brads.
NOTE 1 The nail types covered are specified in tables 1 to 27 and illustrated in Figures 1 to 27.
NOTE 2 The nearest standard wire gauge number (s.w.g.) and the approximate number of nails per kilogram are
given in Tables 1 to 27 for general guidance only and do not constitute a requirement of this standard.