Clipped Head Framing Nailer can fasten engineered lumber.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring aggressive design that minimizes user fatigue, 7 lb, 3.5 in. NR90AD operates at pressures from 70-120 psi. Selective actuation allows user to switch sequential to contact fire, while tool-less depth of drive dial adjusts for flush or countersunk drives into varying material. Also included: carbon steel toenail and nose mounted vibration pads; rear-loading, 2-piece aluminum magazine; and rubber grip. Unit holds 86, 0.131 in. nails.

Original Press Release:

Hitachi Power Tools Introduces the Lightest Clipped Head Framing Nailer on the Market Featuring A New Aggressive Design

ATLANTA, GA., October 14, 2004 - Hitachi Power Tools today announced an impressively light clipped head framing nailer that features Hitachi's new aggressive design. The Hitachi NR90AD weighs only 7 lbs., yet has the power to fasten engineered lumber. Its industry leading power to weight ratio means today's professionals enjoy Hitachi's renowned durability and strength while minimizing user fatigue.

The NR90AD is Hitachi's newest 3.5" clipped head framing nailer. It incorporates numerous contractor defined features into a tool that is over 1 lb. lighter than the leading competition. Selective Actuation allows the user to switch from sequential to contact fire with the flip of a switch. The tool-less depth of drive dial adjusts for flush or countersunk drives into varying material. The high carbon steel toenail and nose mounted vibration pads provide extreme flexibility and dependability. And with a weight of only 7lbs., it is the ideal framing nailer for extended use or overhead applications.

Comfort and flexibility are key features in this newly designed framing nailer. From its extended grip and wide range of acceptable fasteners to its two piece aluminum magazine, everything is end-user defined. The aggressive appearance reflects the new ergonomic design being implemented by Hitachi Power Tools. Hitachi is pioneering yet another new trend in the industry- tools that incorporate the latest technology with ergonomic design- a look that will modernize the traditional workshop or jobsite.

"Hitachi has always built the highest quality nailers available. We incorporated our expertise with extensive contractor direction, which resulted in the NR90AD", said Brad Miller, Product Manager, Hitachi Power Tools. "With Hitachi quality as our foundation, we engineered professional sought features and incredible power into a tool that is 15% lighter than the leading competition."

The Hitachi NR90AD comes with safety glasses. It is the ideal nailer for framers who demand precision and reliability. For more information including the full line of Hitachi products and support, please contact Hitachi Power Tools at 1-800-829-4752 or visit

Specifications - Hitachi NR90AD

Model Name: NR90AD

Actual Weight (lbs.): 7.0(3.2kg)

Length (in): 18-3/8(467mm)
Height (in): 12-11/16(322mm)
Width (in): 4-29/32(125mm)

Operating Pressure [PSI(MPa)]: 70 - 120(0.49 - 0.83)

Grip: Rubber

Nail Capacity (0.131"): Pcs. 86

Magazine Type: Rear loading


Hitachi Power Tools carries an extensive line of professional grade tools and accessories for: woodworking, metalworking, concrete drilling and cutting, as well as a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors and collated fasteners. During the 1980s Hitachi Power Tools U.S.A. built its reputation for quality on the success of its pneumatic framing nailer and sliding compound miter saws. In 1995 Hitachi Power Tools U.S.A. was renamed Hitachi Koki U.S.A. to denote the addition of manufacturing to the United States.

From headquarters in Atlanta, GA, and satellite offices in Chatsworth CA and Toronto ONT, Hitachi Koki U.S.A. supports nearly 2000 retail locations carrying Hitachi tools and over 1000 authorized service centers. The field sales force and service technicians constantly provide information to engineers to refine and upgrade the product selection. Many tools in the line are designed and offered for use only in North America. With dozens of new models already in development, Hitachi Power Tools enters the 21st century with Hitachi Koki U.S.A. continuing to offer the highest level of professional power tools available.

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