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The purpose of AS 4440 is to prescribe the requirements and specifications for the installation, bracing and connection of nail plated timber trusses.
This Australian Standard applies to residential structures (Classes 1, 2, 3 and 10) and light commercial but may include other classes of buildings if the design, loadings and other parameters are applicable.
AS 4440 is broken into 6 sections consisting of:
This standard also contains 7 informative appendices consisting of:
Yes, this standard is a secondary reference through the timber framing standard AS 1684.
This standard’s primary users are truss manufacturers, builders, carpenters and building certifiers and surveyors.
An electronic copy of this Australian Standard can be purchased through the Digital Australian Standards webpage.
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