Bostitch heavy-duty staples for construction consist of 16-gauge staples with medium crowns for sheathing, siding, flooring or roofing underlayments. The 16-gauge staples are heavy-wire, stainless steel or galvanized. Bostitch heavy-duty staples for construction also consist of 18-gauge cap-style staples specifically for felt and foam board installation. Bostitch makes crown staples for a variety of finishing work as well. Bostitch crown staples consist of 18-gauge fasteners with 7/32-inch crowns specifically for intricate woodworking and detailed trim fastening. Other crown staples for finishing work consist of 380, 71 and 97 series fasteners. These crown staples are specifically for furniture and upholstery.
Bostitch staples also include 15.5- and 20-gauge flooring fasteners. Each has specific application for under or overlayments. Stainless steel or coated Bostitch flooring staples in 15.5-gauge width have chisel points meant specifically for hardwood flooring. Coated 20-gauge flooring staples with a narrow crown are ideal for fastening padding or carpeting to flooring.
Bostitch staples are part of the hundreds of types of fasteners designed for pneumatic and cordless nailers that form the core of Bostitch tools. The wide variety of staples, each with specific applications for construction, finishing and flooring is a good indication why Bostitch tools for the workplace or home workshop are the smart choice.