Testing & Approvals

PER-06014
This report, issued by Progressive Engineering, Inc. covers the use of Aerosmith .100 Series pins for: A) Hardie Board, B) DensGlass® Gold Exterior Sheathing, C) Sure-board Series 200 Structural Panel, D) Plywood sheathing. Contains ultimate, ASD and LFRD shear values.
   PER-07021
This report, issued by Progressive Engineering, Inc. covers the use of Aerosmith .145 Series pins for: A) Cement Fiber Siding direct to concrete block.  SurePin Fasteners are driven hardened steel pins used to attach cement fiber siding (i.e. James Hardie) direct to concrete block.
ICC Evaluation ESR-1641
This report, issued by ICC Evaluation Service, Inc covers the use of Aerosmith VersaPin helical and Gripshank pneumatic fasteners for:  A)Attaching 5/8" thick Georgia Pacific Dens-Glass Fireguard gypsum, B)Attaching Type X gypsum to Cold-Formed Steel ranging from 12-22 gauge.  The fasteners are used in exterior wall application that resist wind loading on structures of all types of construction under OBC and UBC and under IRC, provided an engineering design is submitted in accordance with RC Section R301.1.3.
 

ICC Evaluation ESR-3145
This report, issued by ICC Evaluation Service, Inc covers the use of Aerosmith pins for:  A) attach wood structural panels to cold-formed steel wall applications under the IBC, to resist in-plane wind or seismic forces is Seismic Design Categories A and B.  The fasteners may be used in structures regulate under the IRC when an engineered design is submitted in accordance with IRC Section R301.1.3.

ICC Evaluation ESR-3453
This report, issued by ICC Evaluation Service, Inc. covers the use of Aerosmith pins for: A) Building components to normal-weight concrete, B) Horizontal Diaphragms, and C) Structural Steel Substrates. The fasteners are used as alternatives to cast-in-place anchors described in IBC Sections 1911 and 1912 for placement in concrete and to the welds and bolts used  to attach to steel, described in Sections 2204.1 and 2204.2.  The fasteners may also be used where an engineered design is submitted in accordance with IRC Section R301.1.3.  

 

ICC Evaluation ES-5667
This report, issued by ICC Evaluation Service, Inc. covers the use of Aerosmith pins for: A) Structural connections for Wood to steel, B) Horizontal Diaphragms, and C) Shear walls. This report deals primarily with the use of Aerosmith pins in Cold-Formed Steel in residential construction.  See ICC Status Letter.

Florida Product Approval FL14885-R1
Aerosmith's SurePin and VersaPin line of fasteners have received Florida Product Approval for the use of attaching James Hardie Brand Siding and other Fiber Cement brands direct to concrete masonry units and Cold-Formed Steel.  Aerosmith's VersaPin fasteners have received further approval to attach Exterior Gypsum, Plywood and OSB to Cold-Formed Steel in standard and shear wall configurations under the 2010 code.  
FL14885-R1 Test Report
 Florida Product Approval FL14885.1
Aerosmith's SurePin line of fasteners has received Florida Product Approval #FL14885.1.  SurePin has been approved for the use of attaching James Hardie Brand Siding and other Fiber Cement Siding brands direct to concrete masonry units.  This approval has been received under the under the 2007 code.  

Florida Building Code FL14885.2
Aerosmith's VersaPin line of fasteners has received Florida Product Approval #FL14885 for attaching James Hardie Brand and other fiber cement siding, Exterior Gypsum, Plywood and OSB to Cold-Formed Steel in standard and shear wall configurations under the 2007 code.
 
   
Florida Product Approval FL10162
Aerosmith has received Florida Product Approval FL10162 for the use of Aerosmith Gripshank and Helical pneumatically driven fasteners under the 2004 code.
 
Aerosmith - Hardie Submittal
If you are attaching James Hardie Siding direct to concrete block, these are the documents that you will need to supply to specifiers.  
Aerosmith PER 07021, Hardie Approval Letter,
Hardie CMU.
 Aerosmith - Hardie to Steel Submittal
If you are attaching James Hardie Siding to Cold-Formed Steel, these are the documents you will need to supply specifiers.
Aerosmith PER 06014, Hardie Approval Letter.  
   

Aerosmith - BASF PermaLath
If you are attaching BASF PermaLath to Cold-Formed Steel, here are the documents you will need to supply to specifiers.  
ESR-2429 Evaluation Report,
Recommended Pins.

 LGSRG 2-96
Extensive report by Reynaud Serrette, Ph.D. of the Light Gauge Steel Research Group at Santa Clara University. This report covers shear and tension testing of pin connections in various gauges of steel, the results of these tests and the comparison to the widely-utilized ANSI Screw Equations for similar fastenings. Intended for use by architects and engineers.  
Copies are available from Aerosmith.

BOO-716
Describes test procedures used to evaluate Aerosmith Fasteners used to attach Gypsum Sheathing and
Dens-Glass Gold to steel studs.  GP acknowledgement
and Senco approval sheets are included in this file.  
Copies are available from Aerosmith.  

 

BPB GlasRoc RAD-3766 Test
Negative Structural Performance Tests of 1/2" and 5/8" GlasRoc Sheathing using Aerosmith fasteners per ASTM E330-02.

B98-216
Report of an extensive testing program by Daniel H. Brown, P.E., conducted at the APA Research Center. The report covers Wood Structural Panel Diaphragms and Shear Walls Fastened with Aerosmith Steel Pins. This report was one of the major documents supporting the issuance of ER-5667 (above). Intended for the use of architects and engineers. Copies are available from Aerosmith.
 CLFSR-05-04
A report by Reynaud Serrette, Ph.D. of the Light Gauge Steel Research Group at Santa Clara University. The report explores the structural and economical benefits of using Henkel Loctite adhesives and Aerosmith Fasteners in light frame shear wall construction. The implications of the report are significant in the construction of 2' X 8' steel sheet shear walls, which will provide greater building design flexibility.
   
   

 

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