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Nail listing


The BRANZ nail listing specifies nails that builders can use in compliance with NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings. BRANZ has tested these nails to ensure that they meet relevant dimensional, ductility, carbon content and (if galvanised) galvanic coating standards.

BRANZ nail listing

Issue date Expiry date Nail listing number Listing holder Nail ID Description
8 Dec 2020 8 Dec 2021 ST1190 Building King Ltd BKEG90 90 x 3.15 mm bright steel
8 Dec 2020 8 Dec 2021 ST1190 Building King Ltd BKHDG90 90 x 3.15 mm HDG nail
8 Dec 2020 8 Dec 2021 ST1224 Kiwi Nails Fasteners Ltd 101 90 x 3.15 mm framing nail bright
14 April 2021 14 April 2022 ST11269 Confast NDHP-3490 90 x 3.15 mm HDG framing nail
14 April 2021 14 April 2022 ST11269 Confast ND-3490 90 x 3.15 mm bright framing nail
18 June 2021 18 June 2022 ST1151 Ecko Fastening Systems Ltd ND-3490S 90 x 3.15 mm bright framing nail

Nail testing standards

BRANZ has tested these nails to assess whether:

  • they meet the dimensional requirements for the specified size in accordance with the relevant standard AS 2334-1980 Steel nails – Metric series
  • they exhibit suitable ductility when tested in accordance with ASTM F1667 Standard specification for driven fasteners: Nails, spikes, and staples
  • they meet the requirements of carbon content in accordance with ASTM F1667 Standard specification for driven fasteners: Nails, spikes and staples
  • if zinc coated, they meet the requirements of 320 g/m² of galvanising in accordance with NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings.

The Nail Listing tests a batch of nails for the above acceptance criteria at the time that the number is issued. The Nail Listing scheme does not provide ongoing quality auditing of the Listing Holder's supply chain. BRANZ makes no representation or warranty as to the nature of individual examples, batches or installations of the product, including methods and workmanship.

Enquire about nail testing

Find out about getting your nails tested, the benefits to nail suppliers and our testing process: Apply for a nail listing.