Duplex Nails Provides an Easy way of Removal

Galvanized duplex nail, a variation of common nails with similar strength, features double heads for easy removal. Generally, duplex nails also can be called as double headed nails or scaffold nails. As more wood scaffolding is replaces by metal, the name duplex nail and doubled headed nail becomes common terms.

The duplex nail can be driven into the wood to the first head like other nails, yet with the second head outside. When it is time to pull it out, just a claw hammer is capable to solve the problem.

A galvanized duplex nail with two head

Galvanized duplex nail with two head

It can be used for wall hanging.
It is deal for temporary construction, such as:

  • Scaffolding
  • Theatrical scenery
  • Formwork
  • Temporary brace, etc.


  • Flat head,
  • Double heads separated about one-quarter of an inch,
  • Smooth and polished shank,
  • Electro galvanized or hot dipped galvanized,
  • Coil duplex nails can be made to order
  • Made of high quality low carbon steel,
  • Custom shapes and sizes are available


Galvanized duplex nails
Size Gauge Overall length Length under lower head Top head Lower head Length between two heads Approx. count per lb.
6d 11-1/2 2-7/64" 1-3/4" 3/16" 17/64" 1/4" 156
8d 10-1/4 2-5/8" 2-1/4" 15/64" 9/32" 1/4" 90
10d 9 3-3/16" 2-3/ 4" 1/4" 5/16" 5/16" 59
16d 8 3-1/2" 3" 9/32" 11/32" 3/8" 45
20d 7 4-1/64" 3-1/2" 3/8" 3/8" 3/8" 28
30d 6 4-37/64" 4" 7/16" 7/16" 7/16" 22
Five duplex nails are placed on the wooden floor

Galvanized duplex nails

A clock is hanged on the wall with duplex nails

Duplex nails are ideal for wall hanging.

A board penetrated with many duplex nails by a hammer

Duplex nails penetrate wood board easily just by a hammer

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