Roofing Nail Specifactions

Nail Specifactions
nail specifactions

Most Roofing nails have a large head diameter of 7/16 and are hot dipped galvanized or electrogalvanized to reduce rusting. Drywall nails have cupped head and are Phosphate coated to reduce rusting.

Nail Size Nail Length Shank Diameter Head Diameter
2d 1″ 0.070 11/64
3d 1-1/4″ 0.085 13/64
4d  1-1/2″ 0.1 1/4
5d 1-3/4″ 0.1 17/64
6d 2″ 0.115 17/64
7d 2-1/4″ 0.115 17/64
8d 2-1/2″ 0.131 9/32
9d 2-3/4″ 0.131 9/32
10d 3″ 0.148 5/16
12d 3-1/4″ 0.148 5/16
16d 3-1/2″ 0.162 11/32
20d 4″ 0.195 13/32
30d 4-1/2″ 0.210 7/16
40d 5″ 0.230 15/32
50d 5-3/8″ 0.250 1/2
60d 6″ 0.260 17/32