Check out our large selection of upholstery staple gun staples; these tools are designed with durability and quality to meet your unique needs. We offer a large selection of fabric staple sizes from Salco for your specific application and to fit different types of upholstery staplers. Our staple sizes range in length and come in either galvanized or stainless steel, depending on your individual needs. If you are unsure of which upholstery staple gun staples best fit your needs, our experts are here to help. Learn how to determine the best fabric staples for your particular application and browse our wide selection below.
Almost any fine wire and medium wire staples can be used for upholstery, depending on your fabric. 20 and 22 gauge staples are the most common staples for upholstery. #7 series staples 22 Gauge, #8 (80) series staples 20 Gauge, and T-50 series staples 20 Gauge are commonly used for these applications. Stainless steel staples for outdoor furniture and also for antique furniture are available, but in more limited types and sizes.
How to determine staple size for upholstery application
In choosing the proper staple leg length for a job, there are two basic things to consider: thickness of material to be stapled and hardness of the wood.
As a general rule, in hardwood, approximately 3/16” to 1/4” penetration into the wood is sufficient, and for softwood – up to approximately 3/8” should be sufficient. The upholstery staple gun staple should be flush with the underlying surface. However, if the staple used is not flush with the underlying surface, – we recommend the next shorter leg length for desired results.