Shear Plate Sizes and Dimensions

4″ Shear Plates

4 inch shear plates

  • Used in heavy timbers
  • Used with 3/4” or 7/8” diameter bolt
  • Black or galvanized
  • Used with dapping tool #304 (3/4″ bolt) or #304S (7/8″ bolt)
  • Cast iron conforming to ASTM D5933

2-5/8″ Shear Plates

2-5/8 inch shear plates

  • Used in lighter timbers
  • Used with 3/4” diameter bolt only
  • Black or galvanized
  • Used with dapping tool #303
  • Cast iron conforming to ASTM D5933 or  pressed steel conforming to ASTM A570 (AISI 1010 steel)

Shear Plate Dimensions

Outside Diameter Depth Bolt Diameter Lumber Minimum Dimension Weight (lbs.) Per 100 Pieces Part Numbers
Plate in One Face Plate In Both Faces Plain Galvanized
258 .42 34 158 x 358 158 x 358 31 12346 12347
4 .62 34 158 x 512 134 x 512 89 12404 12405
4 .62 78 158 x 512 134 x 512 89 12406 12407

Dimensions per ASTM D5933

2-5/8" shear plate

2-5/8″ shear plate

4" shear plate

4″ shear plate