"ORIGINAL" SIMPLEX CAP NAILS
Product Information
 
Uses:
  • Base sheet fastener
  • Thin insulation fastener
  • Base flashing fastener
  • Asphalt shingle fastener
  • Aluminum shingle fastener
  • Slate shingle fastener
  • Tile shingle fastener
  • Metal batten, flat, & standing seam fastener
  • Perimeter wood nailer fastener for:

  • 1. Nailable copping substrate

    2. Nailable cant strip fastener

    3. Nailable curbs for equipment supports

    4. Nailable curbs for skylights

    5. Nailable curbs for expansion joints

    6. Nailable curbs for vents
  Material Safety Data Sheet
Fastener Testing Results
Printable Image of Data Sheet (PDF Format)

Sizes & Quantities:
 
#
Shank
Length
Shank
Gage
Fastening
Range
Max. Total
Thickness
Required
Deck
Penetration
Plywood 
Required
Deck

Penetration
Wood
*Pieces
/
Pound
25 Lbs. Box 
Job Pail 
50 Lbs. Box
*Pieces
/
Box
Pounds
/
Box 
*Pieces
/ Pail 
Pounds
/
Pail
*Pieces
/ Box
Pounds
/ Box
1/2"
12
1/16"
The 
1/2"
128
2,725
25
-
-
5,450
50
5/8"
12
1/16"
Nail 
5/8"
124
2,650
25
-
-
5,300
50
3/4"
12
1/16"
Must 
3/4"
115
2,550
25
3,200
37
5,100
50
7/8"
12
1/16"
Pass 
7/8"
112
2,475
25
3,200
33
4,950
50
1"
12
1/16"
Through 
1"
110
2,400
25
3,200
33
4,800
50
1 1/4"
11
1/4"
The 
1"
104
2,275
25
2,800
32
4,550
50
1 1/2"
11
1/2"
Plywood 
1"
90
1,950
25
2,500
30
3,900
50
1 3/4"
11
3/4"
By 
1"
84
1,825
25
-
-
3,650
50
2"
11
1"
1"
82
1,725
25
-
-
3,450
50
10 
2 1/2"
11
1 1/2"
1/4" 
1"
71
1,550 
25
-
-
3,100
50
11
3"
11
2"
 
1"
71
1,400 
25
-
-
2,800
50
*Approximate Count

Design Options:
 
Shank Types
Coating Types
Container Types
Cap Diameters
Nail Materials
Annular Grooved
Bright
25 Lbs. Boxes

 1"

Hi-Carbon Steel
Smooth

 

Yellow Dichromate Electro Galvanized
50 Lbs. Boxes
 
Hot Dipped Galvanized
Pails
Rust-Lok®
 

Design Features:

Approvals:
American Plywood Association
FFN-105b Type II, Style 20

Pullout Results:
 
Average Pullout Resistance (lbs.) 
Smooth
Annular Grooved
1/2" Plywood 
81 
155 
3/4" Plywood 
99 
224 
2" Pine Plank 
67 
190 
Test performed by Simplex Nails and Fasteners and the American Plywood Association

Rupture Discs:

Made of Galvalume metal to prevent corrosion.
Designed to fit all Simplex Nails.
Disc will increase rupture resistance to softer metals.
2" Rupture Disc is recommended for base sheet attachment.
3" Rupture Disc is recommended for insulation attachment.
 
DiscDiameter
Disc Shape
DiscDesign
*Pieces /Pound
*Pieces /Box
Pounds /Box
2"
Round
Parabolic
50
1000
20
3"
Round
Parabolic
23
1000
45