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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 and (if galvanised) galvanic coating standards.

BRANZ nail listing

Issue date Nail listing no. Listing holder Nail ID Description Dimensions HDG coating thickness Ductility
21 Mar 2019 ST11269 Confast Ltd D Head paper strip gun nails 34 90 x 3.15 mm bright framing nails Pass NA Pass
21 Mar 2019 ST11269 Confast Ltd D Head paper strip gun nails 34 90 x 3.15 mm galvanised framing nails Pass Pass Pass
5 Feb 2019 ST1190 Building King Ltd BKEG90 90 x 3.15 mm bright steel Pass NA Pass
5 Feb 2019 ST1190 Building King Ltd BKHDG90 90 x 3.15 mm HDG nail Pass Pass Pass
9 Apr 2018 ST1239 Delfast Delfast 90 x 3.15 mm Bright 90 x 3.15 mm bright Pass NA Pass
9 Apr 2018 ST1239 Delfast Delfast 90 x 3.15 mm HDG 90 x 3.15 mm HDG nail Pass Pass Pass
16 Oct 2017 ST1151 ECKO Fastening Systems Ltd ND-3490S 90 x 3.15 mm ECKO D-head bright smooth Pass NA Pass
22 Aug 2017 ST1224 Kiwi Nails Fasteners Ltd 101 90 x 3.15 mm framing nail bright Pass Pass Pass
22 Aug 2017 ST1224 Kiwi Nails Fasteners Limited 102 90 x 3.15 mm framing HDG nail Pass Pass Pass

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
  • if zinc coated, they meet the requirements of 320 g/m² of galvanising in accordance with NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings.

BRANZ makes no representation or warranty as to the nature of individual examples, batches or installations of the product, including methods and workmanship.

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