Magnetic Nail Sweep


Our Nail Sweep Construction Magnet is a compact, light-weight economically priced hand-held magnetic sweeper. The easy-to-use Nail Sweep easily snaps up nails or other metallic debris from almost any type of worksite including grass, gravel and concrete. The aluminum shell houses powerful magnetic blocks that attract nails and steel debris from 2″ below the base.



Nail Sweep Details

On the 11″ and 20″ units with Load Release, simply pull up on the top mounted “T” handle and debris quickly drops off!

  • Light-weight — Easy to carry
  • Transports and stores easily
  • 1-1/4″ sq. aluminum housing
  • Picks up several dozen nails each time you sweep!
  • Lifetime Guarantee!

Nail Sweep Specifications

Model Magnet Width Handle Lifting Capacity Weight
NS-11LR* 11″ 31″ 20 lbs** 4 lbs
NS-20LR* 20″ 31″ 30 lbs** 6 lbs
NS-18 18″ 31″ 20 lbs** 4 lbs
NS-24 24″ 31″ 30 lbs** 6 lbs

* ‘LR’ indicates ‘Load Release’
** Lifting power is measured using a solid steel bar.

Nail Sweep Applications

  • Handyman & Handywomen
  • Homeowners
  • Roofers
  • Repair Shops
  • Pipeline Construction
  • Anywhere small metal is a problem!

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Made in USA

Shields Magnetics is one of only a handful of U.S. suppliers of industrial magnets.


Give us a call at (805) 642-4408 to place an order or if you have questions.

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