Timber pile markings for anchor piles

Anchor piles must be branded with an ‘A’ mark to comply with clause 4.4. of NZS 3605:2001 Timber piles and poles for use in building. The marking must be:

  • one-third of the length from the top and facing the top, or
  • within 50 mm of the treatment brand facing the top, or
  • it can be incorporated within the treatment brand.

NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings clause 6.4.3.3 requires timber piles to comply with NZS 3605:2001. 

Summarised from BRANZ Guideline, November 2013.

Buy NZS 3604:2011 Buy NZS 3605:2001

Published in building.