The patented SuperFlatClinchï¿½ system, together with the innovative by-pass feature, allows you to get super flat results, reducing paper stacks by 40%. Half strip stapler features smart all metal construction with full rubber base for stability and precision. Opens for tacking. Top loads 5/16" standard staples. 2" throat depth. Stapler Type: Flat-Clinch Half Strip Desktop; Staple Capacity: Half Strip; Size of Staple Used: 5/16 in; Type of Staple Used: Standard.