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Strong-Drive® Connector Nail Quantities

Technical & Installation Notes

Simpson Strong-Tie nails and structural fasteners have been developed as the optimum fasteners for connector products. Special lengths afford economy of purchase and installation, and depth compatibility with framing members.

Material: Carbon steel, stainless steel

For power-driven nails, see note “L” in General Instructions for the Installer.

Strong-Drive Connector Nails
Strong-Drive Connector Nails — Bulk
Strong-Tie Connector Nails Bulk Table
  1. Use HDG nails with ZMAX® and HDG products.
  2. HDG nails sold by Simpson Strong-Tie meet the specifications of ASTM A153 Class D. Stainless-steel nails are Type 316 stainless steel.

Collated Strong-Drive Connector Nails

Simpson Strong-Tie carbon-steel Strong-Drive 33° SCN Smooth- Shank Connector nails and stainless-steel Strong-Drive 33° SCNR Ring-Shank Connector nails are designed to provide installers with a power-driven alternative to hand-driven nails. The nails are approved for use in many popular Simpson Strong-Tie products and serve as a replacement for ring-shank hand-driven common nails in a variety of Simpson Strong-Tie connector applications. Available in 25-nail, paper-tape collated strips.

Material: Carbon steel, hot-dip galvanized, bright (no coating), stainless-steel, ring shank

Finish: Hot-dip galvanized, bright (no coating), 316 stainless steel

Installation:
  • Use all specified fasteners; see General Notes.
  • For power-driven nails, see note “L” in General Instructions for the Installer and read our technical bulletins.
  • Follow the tool manufacturer’s instructions and use the appropriate safety equipment.
  • Tools with nail hole-locating mechanisms should be used.
  • Paper-tape collated nails are compatible with a variety of popular power nailers. For more information, access our Fastener Finder software.
  • For applications involving alternate nails, refer to Connector Fastener Types.
Strong-Drive Connector Nails
Strong-Drive Connector Nails — Collated 33°
Strong-Drive Connector Nails Table
  1. Use HDG nails with ZMAX® and HDG products.
  2. HDG nails sold by Simpson Strong-Tie meet the specifications of ASTM A153 Class D. Stainless-steel nails are Type 316 stainless steel..