ASTM E1190 - 11 standard test methods for strength of power-actuated fasteners installed in structural members


Source: ASTM International

These test methods are intended to measure the anchoring capability and shear resistance of power-actuated fasteners to provide information from which applicable design values are to be derived for use in structural applications, such as in members of concrete, concrete masonry, and steel.

1. Scope

1.1 These test methods describe procedures for determining the static axial tensile and shear strengths of power-actuated fasteners installed in structural members made of concrete, concrete masonry, and steel.

1.2 These test methods are intended for use with fasteners that are installed perpendicular to a plane surface of the structural member.

1.3 Tests for combined tension and shear, fatigue, dynamic, and torsional load resistance are not covered.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5 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. Specific hazard statements are given in Section 6.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
E171 Specification for Atmospheres for Conditioning and Testing Flexible Barrier Materials
E575 Practice for Reporting Data from Structural Tests of Building Constructions, Elements, Connections, and Assemblies
E631 Terminology of Building Constructions

ANSI Standard
ANSIA10.3 Safety Requirements for Powder-Actuated Fastening Systems

Index Terms

concrete; drive pin; edge distance; failure modes; fastener; masonry; powder-actuated; power-actuated; shear test; spacing; structural member; tension test; threaded studI: Drive pin; Edge distance; Failure end point--building constructions/materials; Fasteners (structural); Fatigue; Loading tests--building constructions/materials; Masonry assemblages; Power-actuated fasteners; Shear testing--building materials; Spacing factor; Strength--construction materials/applications; Structural building materials/applications; Structural concrete; Tensile properties/testing--building materials/applications; Threaded stud; Torsion testing;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 91.060.99 (Other elements of buildings)

DOI: 10.1520/E1190-11

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