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STAPLE AND DUST GUARD BONNET

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024258D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

In a stapling apparatus, particles frequently contaminate the stapler. This often results in staple jams. In order to prevent this from occurring, stapling apparatus 10 has a bonnet 12 secured fixedly to the underside of core 14. This prevents particles from contaminating the staples of core 14. Preferably, bonnet 12 is a substantially thin, rectangular piece of sheet metal extended along the bottom opening of stapling apparatus 10.