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  • AS 3566-1988

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    Screws - Self-drilling - For the building and construction industries

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s): 

    Published date:  01-01-1988

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 3566-1988 SCREWS - SELF-DRILLING - FOR THE BUIDLING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
    6 - 1.1 SCOPE.
    6 - 1.2 APPLICATION.
    6 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.
    6 - 1.4 MATERIAL.
    6 - 1.5 CORROSION RESISTANCE.
    6 - 1.5.1 Requirements
    6 - 1.5.2 Particular requirements for heavy metallic zinc-coated screws.
    7 - 1.5.3 Appearance.
    7 - 1.6 DIMENSIONS
    7 - 1.7 TYPES OF THREADS
    7 - 1.8 TYPES OF HEADS
    7 - 1.8.1 General
    10 - 1.8.2 Countersunk recessed heads.
    10 - 1.8.3 Hexagon washer head.
    10 - 1.8.4 Concentricity tolerance of head.
    10 - 1.8.5 Concentricity tolerance of driving features (cross recess, hexagon).
    10 - 1.8.6 Cross recess.
    10 - 1.9 HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT.
    10 - 1.10 MARKING.
    10 - 1.11 PACKAGING.
    11 - SECTION 2. SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR FIXING TO STEEL
    11 - 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION.
    11 - 2.2 DESIGNATIONS.
    11 - 2.2.1 Types of screws
    11 - 2.2.2 Drill points.
    11 - 2.2.3 Sizes.
    11 - 2.3 DIMENSIONS.
    11 - 2.3.1 Length of screws.
    11 - 2.3.2 Tolerances on screw lengths.
    11 - 2.3.3 Screw threads.
    11 - 2.3.4 Protrusion allowance.
    11 - 2.3.5 Size/length/type combinations.
    13 - 2.4 TYPES OF HEADS.
    13 - 2.4.1 General.
    13 - 2.4.2 Waferhead - Style 1.
    13 - 2.4.3 Waferhead - Style2.
    13 - 2.4.4 Pan recessed head.
    13 - 2.5 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AND PER-FORMANCE OF SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR STEEL.
    13 - 2.5.1 Drill and drive capacity.
    13 - 2.5.2 Withdrawal force.
    13 - 2.5.3 Screw strength.
    13 - 2.5.4 Ductility.
    13 - 2.5.5 Torsional strength.
    13 - 2.6 DRILLING AND THREADING CAPACITY.
    16 - SECTION 3. SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR FIXING TO TIMBER
    16 - 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION.
    16 - 3.2 DESIGNATIONS
    16 - 3.2.1 Type of screws
    16 - 3.2.2 Sizes.
    16 - 3.3 DIMENSIONS
    16 - 3.3.1 Length of screws.
    16 - 3.3.2 Tolerances on screw lengths.
    16 - 3.3.3 Screw thread.
    16 - 3.3.4 Size/length combinations.
    16 - 3.4 TYPES OF HEADS.
    16 - 3.4.1 General.
    16 - 3.4.2 Bugle head -Type 17.
    16 - 3.5 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AND PERFORMANCE OF SELF-DRILLLING SCREWS FOR TIMBER
    16 - 3.5.1 Drill and drive capacity.
    16 - 3.5.2 Withdrawal force.
    16 - 3.5.3 Screw strength.
    16 - 3.5.4 Ductility.
    19 - SECTION 4. SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR FIXING PLASTERBOARD TO STEEL
    19 - 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION.
    19 - 4.2 DESIGNATIONS.
    19 - 4.2.1 Types of screws.
    19 - 4.2.2 Sizes.
    19 - 4.3 DIMENSIONS.
    19 - 4.3.1 Length of screws.
    19 - 4.3.2 Tolerances on screw lengths.
    19 - 4.3.3 Screw threads.
    19 - 4.3.4 Size/length combinations.
    19 - 4.4 TYPE OF HEAD.
    19 - 4.5 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AND PERFORMANCE OF SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR FIXING PLASTERBOARD TO STEEL.
    19 - 4.5.1 Drill and drive capacity.
    19 - 4.5.2 Withdrawal force.
    19 - 4.5.3 Screw strength.
    19 - 4.5.4 Ductility.
    19 - 4.5.5 Torsional strength.
    22 - APPENDIX A - DRILLING AND DRIVING TEST FOR SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR STEEL AND FOR FIXING PLASTERBOARD TO STEEL
    22 - A1 SCOPE.
    22 - A2 PRINCIPLE.
    22 - A3 APPARATUS.
    22 - A4 SPECIFICATIONS FOR DRILL DRIVE TEST PLATES.
    22 - A4.1 Drill drive test plate for self-drilling screws for steel.
    22 - A4.2 Drill drive test plate for self-drilling screws for fixing plasterboard to steel.
    22 - A5 PROCEDURE.
    22 - A6 REPORT.
    24 - APPENDIX B - WITHDRAWAL TEST FOR SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR STEEL AND FOR FIXING PLASTERBOARD TO STEEL
    24 - B1 SCOPE.
    24 - B2 PRINCIPLE.
    24 - B3 APPARATUS.
    24 - B4 SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST PLATES.
    24 - B4.1 Test plate for self-drilling screws for steel.
    24 - B4.2 Test plate for self-drilling screws for fixing plasterboard to steel.
    24 - B5 PROCEDURE.
    24 - B6 REPORT.
    26 - APPENDIX C - SCREW STRENGTH TEST FOR SELF-DRILLING SCREWS
    26 - C1 SCOPE.
    26 - C2 PRINCIPLE.
    26 - C3 APPARATUS.
    26 - C4 PROCEDURE.
    26 - C5 REPORT.
    27 - APPENDIX D - WITHDRAWAL TEST FOR SELF-DRILLING SCREWS FOR TIMBER
    27 - D1 SCOPE.
    27 - D2 PRINCIPLE.
    27 - D3 APPARATUS.
    27 - D4 SPECIFICATION FOR TIMBER TEST PIECE.
    27 - D5 NUMBER OF TEST SPECIMENS.
    27 - D6 PROCEDURE.
    27 - D7 REPORT.
    28 - APPENDIX E - TEST FOR TORSIONAL STRENGTH
    28 - E1 SCOPE.
    28 - E2 PRINCIPLE.
    28 - E3 APPARATUS.
    28 - E4 PROCEDURE.
    28 - E5 REPORT.
    29 - APPENDIX F - DUCTILITY TEST
    29 - F1 SCOPE.
    29 - F2 PRINCIPLE.
    29 - F3 APPARATUS.
    29 - F4 PROCEDURE.
    29 - F4.1 Head bend testing.
    29 - F4.2 Shank bend testing.
    29 - F5 REPORT.
    30 - APPENDIX G - HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT TEST
    30 - G1 SCOPE.
    30 - G2 PRINCIPLE.
    30 - G3 APPARATUS.
    30 - G4 SPECIFICATION FOR TEST PLATE.
    30 - G4.1 Material.
    30 - G4.2 Thickness.
    30 - G5 PROCEDURE.
    30 - G6 REPORT.
    32 - APPENDIX H - CORROSION RESISTANCE TEST
    32 - H1 SCOPE.
    32 - H2 DEFINITIONS.
    32 - H3 SAMPLE PREPARATION.
    32 - H4 PASS/FAILURE CRITERION.
    33 - APPENDIX I - INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED WITH AN ENQUIRY OR ORDER
    34 - APPENDIX J - DETERMINATION OF COMPLIANCE OF A LOT
    34 - J1 AUSTRALIAN STANDARDSMARK.
    34 - J2 ASSESSMENT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE BASIS OF STATISTICAL SAMPLING.
    34 - J3 ASSURANCE OF COMPLIANCE ON THE BASIS OF SUPPLIER'S QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEMS.
    34 - J4 OTHER MEANS OF ASSESSMENT.

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    Specifies requirements for self-drilling screws suitable for use in steel and timber, and for fixing plasterboard to steel. Provides information on corrosion resistance, marking, and purchasing information. Specifies dimensions, head types, and performance requirements.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for self-drilling screws suitable for use in steel and timber, and fixing plasterboard to steel. Its primary purpose is to provide test performance data.NOTES:1. Guidance on the information that should be supplied at the time of enquiry or order is given in Appendix I.2. Information on the determination of the compliance of a lot is given in Appendix J.

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    Committee ME-029
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Under Revision see DR 99514-99515

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