The Industrial Nailer Market by Product Type, Operation, End Users and Geography - Global Forecast to 2027. An industrial nailer, also known as a nail gun, is used to drive nails into wood and other material. In addition, an industrial nailer is considered a professional hand tool used for straps, siding, fences, underfloor, exteriors, and roofing. Industrial nailers are usually powered by electromagnetism, compressed air (pneumatic), and highly flammable gases, namely butane and propane. Further, it is manufactured with a portable design and is a maintenance-free device. Moreover, the industrial nailer has a mechanically triggered locking system.