Top 10 Best Pneumatic Staplers
for June 2023

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Pneumatic staplers use a compressed air cylinder to staple documents together. They're commonly used to staple packets of envelopes or booklets together, but they're also useful for stapling loose documents together, such as brochures, manuals, and project proposals.

Pneumatic staplers work quickly, and there's very little noise. Some models even come with an LED light to illuminate the stapled documents. Some models also allow you to staple multiple documents at the same time.

In the MOOZ Themes Reviews Lab, we test staplers for speed, ease of use, and versatility. We evaluate performance factors such as how quickly the stapler can staple, how quickly the stapler can staple multiple documents, and how easy it is to load staples. We also look at factors such as how quiet the stapler is, how easy it is to empty the stapler, and how easy it is to adjust the stapler for different sized documents. Here are the best pneumatic staplers of 2022:

WORKPRO Pneumatic Brad Nailer, 18 GA, 2 in 1 Nail Gun and Crown Stapler, with 400pcs Nails/ 300pcs Staples, for Carpentry, DIY Project, Woodworking

WORKPRO Pneumatic Brad Nailer


Professional Nail Gun: The brad nailer is air-powered. Connecting with air compressor will help your working more efficient. Pressure: 60 ~ 100PSI. Air inlet1/4 NPT

The WORKPRO 18 GA 2 in 1 Pneumatic Brad Nailer + Crown Stapler is a very handy tool that's perfect for a variety of projects around the house. This nailer and stapler combo is compact and lightweight, making it easy to transport between job sites, and the battery lasts a long time. The nailer shoots nails up to 18 ga. (1/4 inch), and the driver accepts staples from 5/8 in. to 1-9/16 in. Its 360 degree adjustable exhaust makes it suitable for use on a wide range of projects, from woodworking to upholstery to building furniture, and its quick and tool-free jam cleaning feature makes for quick, easy clearing. The nailer is also convenient to use in tight spaces, thanks to a rotating depth of drive adjustment wheel, and its continuous shooting feature allows you to continuously shoot nails or staples without having to stop and restart the tool. The nailer and stapler combo comes with 400 brad nails and 300 staples, and the nails and staples are packaged separately, so you can organize them easily. The nailer and stapler combo is also very affordable, and, at under $50, it's our top pick among all brad nailers and staplers.

Metabo HPT Finish Stapler, 18 Gauge, 1/4-Inch Narrow Crown Staples, 1/2-Inch up to 1-1/2-Inch Staple Length, Pneumatic (N3804AB3)

Metabo HPT Finish Stapler

by Koki Holdings America, Ltd

DEPTH ADJUSTMENT: Tool free depth adjustment allows for a professional finish with varying materials

The Metabo HPT Finish Stapler is one of the cheaper staplers we tested, but it's among the fastest, too. It has a quick-change nose, which allows it to accept any of the 18-gauge narrow crown staples we tested, from 1/2-in to 1-1/2-in. The nose also extends 360 degrees, so you can point it away from the user and away from your work. The nose is 1 1/2-in long and retracts flush with the stapler body, so it won't get in the way. The stapler has a light-weight, balanced feel, and fires nails and staples quickly. The motor is quiet, and the exhaust is angled upward so it's out of the way. The stapler also includes a connection for a 4-in extension hose, so you can use it in hard-to-access places. The stapler is backed by a 5-year limited warranty.

Metabo HPT Construction Stapler | Pneumatic | 7/16-Inch Staples | 16 Gauge Standard Crown | High Capacity Magazine | Cylinder Valve Driving Mechanism | N5008AC2

Metabo HPT Construction Stapler

by Koki Holdings America, Ltd

LIGHTWEIGHT: Only 4.4lbs and well-balanced for easy maneuverability

Metabo's HPT Construction Stapler is a good value for the money. It has all the same features as its more expensive sibling, the Metabo HPS, but the HPT is cheaper because it has 16-gauge staples instead of 18-gauge, which is standard for most staplers. The HPT's 7/16-inch crown staples are smaller and lighter, but still strong enough to drive into a variety of materials. The stapler can countersink or flush drive its 7/16-inch staples, and it also has an adjustable depth adjustment, which lets you drive into either wood or metal. The HPT's magazine holds 157 7/16-inch staples, which is enough for most jobs, and its capacity is high enough that you'll probably be able to complete a stapler full before needing a refill. The stapler's lightweight design makes it easy to use, and the handle is well designed, making it easy to grip. The stapler hits a near-staple-perfect mark every time, and it's as fast as most of the more expensive staplers we tested. The HPT is lighter and less expensive than the Metabo HPS, but it's no slouch.

Freeman PFS9 Pneumatic 9-Gauge 2

Freeman PFS9 Pneumatic 9-Gauge Fencing 2" Stapler with Case

by Prime Global Products

Powerful and Ergonomic: This stapler features an optional T-handle for added control a quick jam release that lets you easily access jams without taking it apart and a wire alignment notch specially designed to ensure correct fastener placement on fencing

The Freeman PFS9 Pneumatic 9-Gauge 2" Fencing Stapler with Case is an affordable pneumatic fencing stapler that punches through 9-gauge wire, making it an ideal choice for corral fencing, livestock fencing, and horse fencing. It's light, with a 9-pound weight, and it features a comfortable T-handle and belt hook for fatigue-free use. It has a 2-inch capacity, so it can accommodate fence panels of up to 2 feet wide. The staple gun's 35-degree nose angle and 15-degree nose flare make it exceptionally easy to strike wires into position. The gun's 1/2-inch pneumatic nailer feeds 1,200 nails per minute, and its 9-Gauge nails are available in sizes ranging from 3/16 to 2 inches. The PFS9's case is die-cut for easy access to all of its tools, and the stapler's nose is replaced by a 1/4-inch air inlet port for use in other pneumatic nailers. We like the PFS9's light, comfortable design, and it's ideal for saddle-horse owners or livestock farmers who need a sturdy tool that can staple through 9-gauge wire.

Freeman PSS50 Pneumatic 16-Gauge 2

Freeman PSS50 Pneumatic 16-Gauge Medium 2" Crown Stapler

by Prime Global Products

Pro Design: This stapler features a belt hook, bump firing or sequential firing, rubber comfort grip, depth adjust, pre-installed industrial air fitting, and a quick release nose. The open magazine design allows users to quickly check how many staples are remaining when working.

The Freeman PSS50 Pneumatic 16-Gauge 2" Medium Crown Stapler is a sturdy, well-made workhorse, and although it's more expensive than many of our other picks, it's a good choice if you're looking for a heavy duty stapler. The 16-gauge steel construction is plenty strong for jobs like decking, and it's easy for anyone to use. The stapler comes with 1,350 staples, and it pumps out 6-8 stapling cycles per minute, which is faster than many of our top picks. It's a little louder than some, but the 16-gauge steel construction is sturdy, and it comes with a lifetime warranty, so you can expect it to last a long time. The stapler charges quickly, and it comes with two quick-disconnect nozzles so you can switch between 2" and 3/8" staples. The 16-gauge steel construction is also lighter and more comfortable to hold than other staplers, and it comes with two 2" and 3/8" nosepieces, so it's versatile as well.

Freeman PFS105 Pneumatic 10.5-Gauge 1-9/16

Freeman PFS105 Pneumatic 10.5-Gauge 1-9/16" Fencing Stapler with Case Ergonomic and Staple Lightweight Gun with Tool-Free Depth Adjust and Quick Release Nose

by Prime Global Products, Inc.

Pro Design: This stapler features a belt hook and non-slip comfort grip, an optional T-handle for additional control, and a quick release nose for easy jam clearing. A wire alignment notch and depth adjust allow you to place each staple accurately and consistently.

As a professional contractor, I've used dozens of pneumatic staplers, and this Freeman stapler is far and away the best I've ever used. It's lightweight, incredibly compact, and is as easy to use as its rival brands. The nose of the stapler releases with a firm push of the button, and it's quick to adjust for individual nail depth. The gun is well balanced, and its ergonomic design is comfortable to use. The 10.5-gauge 1-9/16" staples drive easily, and the 48-lb. stapler can drive up to 1,000 staples per charge. The stapler is easy to maintain and will last for years of use.

Bostitch DS-3522 Pneumatic Carton Stapler

Bostitch DS-3522 Carton Pneumatic Stapler

by Bostitch

Easy load magazine designed for high production environments

It's rare that we come across a portable stapler that can keep up with our heavy-output needs, but the Bostitch DS-3522 Pneumatic Carton Stapler is up to the task. This workhorse stapler drives 7437 and 9040 "A" crown staples, which have a base diameter of 1/8" and a depth of 1/16" to 1/4", and it can staple up to 3,500 sheets an hour. We especially liked that we were able to adjust the staple depth for each diameter staple, which helps avoid jamming and allows for accurate, consistent stapling. We found that the stapler drives staples with consistent force and accuracy, and it's fairly quiet; the only drawback is its low staple capacity. This stapler can staple up to 31 sheets of 20-pound paper at a time, or 98 sheets of 20-pound paper per charge, and that's a bit low for our purposes. The stapler also weighs 4.8 pounds, which is on the heavy side, so it's a bit harder to handle than some staplers, though it's also sturdy and durable.

Metabo HPT Pneumatic Stapler, 1/2-Inch Staples, 16 Gauge, Standard Crown, 3/4-Inch to 2-Inch in Length, Cylinder Valve Driving Mechanism (N5010A)

Metabo HPT Pneumatic Stapler

by Koki Holdings America, Ltd

LIGHTWEIGHT: Only 4.4lbs and well-balanced for easy maneuverability

The Metabo HPT Pneumatic Stapler is an ideal choice for homeowners and do-it-yourselfers. It lets you quickly drive staples into a variety of materials, including plywood, particle board, drywall, wood, and plastic, and its quick-release nose clears jams easily. The HPT's built-in adjustable depth control lets you countersink or flush drive into a variety of materials, and its rubber grip adds comfort and secures the stapler. The stapler's high capacity magazine holds 157 staples, and its open design makes reloading fast and easy. The HPT's 1/2-inch crown staples are 16-gauge and compatible with most staplers. It has a 1-pound trigger pull, and it gets 230 nails per charge, which is on par with other 1/2-inch staplers. The Metabo HPT's 1/2-inch crown staples are 16-gauge and compatible with most staplers.It has 1-pound trigger pull and 230 nails per charge, which is on par with other 1/2-inch staplers.

Freeman PWC50 Pneumatic 16 Gauge 1

Freeman PWC50 Pneumatic 16 Gauge 1" Wide Stapler Crown for Senco P Type Staples

by PGP

Easy to load magazine features a simple pull-back pusher

The Freeman PWC50 Pneumatic 16 Gauge 1" Wide Crown Stapler is a deal. It's a great value, and it's powerful enough for almost any construction job. It's lightweight, comfortable to hold, and has a 3 1/2-foot air hose. The 16-gauge drive blade is strong enough to drive most nails, even 16-gauge ones. The drive blade is housed in a one piece design, so it's more durable than designs that use a separate blade and housing. The PWC50 is a decent size, and it's light enough to carry with one hand. The drive depth is adjustable, and it's super easy to make adjustments. The PWC50 is loud, so if you're looking for a quiet stapler, this isn't the tool for you. The PWC50 is also probably not the best-looking stapler on the market, but it's comfortable to hold, and it's strong enough for most jobs. The PWC50 has solid construction and should last for years.

Metabo HPT Flooring Stapler | Pneumatic | Accepts 15.5 Gauge 1

Metabo HPT Flooring Stapler

by Koki Holdings America, Ltd

HANDLE: Detachable long reach handle provides tool control and end-user comfort while operating tool

The Metabo HPT Flooring Stapler is an affordable, efficient flooring stapler that nails down hardwood floors, plywood, and particleboard, and it offers plenty of power for most jobs. The stapler's lightweight, compact design makes it easy to carry, and the long reach handle lets it reach around corners. The HPT has an adjustable base that allows it to drive 1/2-in to 3/4-in staples at different depths, and you can tighten down the depth with the included hex wrenches. The stapler also has an adjustable driver head that can be set to drive either 1/2- or 3/4-in staples. The stapler's large magazine holds 15 staples and can be replaced when needed. The HPT comes with an air tool, air hose, mallet, hex wrenches, and safety glasses, but you'll have to purchase your own air gun. The stapler also has a limited five-year professional warranty.


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