Nail Gun Nails for battens that meet BS 5534?

20 Mar 2008
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United Kingdom
I was planning on using nail gun with 65mm x 3.1mm galvanised collated clipped head nails for attaching battens. After a bit of reading I see the BS 5534 thing says that the nails should be a minimum of 3.35mm, therefore nail gun nails which only go up to 3.1mm are usually not suitable - unless they have been specifically tested to see if they meet BS 5534 standards.

After a bit of Googling I can't find any nails online which say they meet these standards. I've seen loads of battens being nailed with guns so was wondering if it's really worth worrying about?
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:LOL: aye luckily I'm not due to start it for a couple of weeks yet. I've see a lot of guns been used & not heard of any roofs blowing off recently so I was going to risk it if nobody got back to me. Cheers!
DeWalt to heavy , I've had one and sold it. We have several im350 which we service ourselves complaintsdont fall into the 360 trap to though

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