Nail sizes

Nail shank diameter

Nail Shank Diameter Gauge to Inches and Millimeters Conversion

Conveniently determine the diameter, in inches or millimeters, of wire gauges from 10 to 38 gauge.

Gauge Inches Millimeters
10 0.102 2.59
11 0.091 2.31
12 0.081 2.06
13 0.072 1.83
14 0.064 1.63
15 0.057 1.45
16 0.052 1.29
17 0.045 1.14
18 0.04 1.02
19 0.036 0.91
20 0.032 0.81
21 0.028 0.71
22 0.025 0.64
23 0.023 0.58
24 0.02 0.51
25 0.0179 0.455
26 0.0159 0.404
27 0.0142 0.361
28 0.0126 0.32
29 0.0113 0.287
30 0.01 0.25
31 0.0089 0.226
32 0.008 0.2
33 0.0071 0.18
34 0.0063 0.16
35 0.0056 0.142
36 0.005 0.13
37 0.0045 0.114
38 0.004 0.1

Length conversion table inches - milimeters

Millimeter to Inch Chart

MM

Approximate Size In Fractional Inches

Size In Decimal Inches

1mm 1/32 inch 0.039
2mm 1/16 inch 0.078
3mm 3/32 inch 0.118
4mm 1/8 inch 0.157
5mm 3/16 inch 0.196
6mm slightly less than 1/4 inch 0.236
7mm slightly more than 1/4 inch 0.275
8mm 5/16 inch 0.314
9mm slightly less than 3/8 inch 0.354
10mm slightly more than 3/8 inch 0.393
11mm 7/16 inch 0.433
12mm slightly less than 1/2 Inch 0.472
13mm slightly more than 1/2 Inch 0.511
14mm 9/16 Inch 0.551
15mm slightly less than 5/8 Inch 0.590
16mm 5/8 Inch 0.629
17mm slightly less than 11/16 Inch 0.669
18mm slightly less than 3/4 Inch 0.708
19mm about 3/4 Inch 0.748
20mm slightly less than 13/16 Inch 0.787
21mm slightly more than 13/16 Inch 0.826
22mm slightly less than 7/8 Inch 0.866
23mm slightly more than 7/8 Inch 0.905
24mm 15/16 Inch 0.944
25mm about 1 Inch 0.983
26mm about 1- 1/32 inch 1.025
27mm about 1- 1/16 inch 1.063
28mm about 1- 1/8 inch 1.1024
29mm about 1- 5/32 1.141
30mm about 1 3/16 inch 1.1811
31mm about 1- 7/32 inch 1.220
32mm slightly more than 1- 1/4 inch 1.260
33mm about 1- 5/16 inch 1.300
34mm about 1- 11/32 inch 1.339

Dime = 17mm or 11/16 of a Inch
Penney = 19mm or 3/4 of a inch
Nickel = 21mm or 7/8 of a Inch
Quarter = 24mm or 15/16 almost 1 Inch