The Swingline Commercial Desk Stapler delivers solid performance for frequent use in a workplace as well as everyday needs at home. It's made with durable metal and is comfortable to hold in your hands or use while placed on a desk or flat surface. The non-skid base ensures that it will stay put while operating. With this model, the position of the staples can be controlled with the locking latch that is a key feature of this classic office tool. The 20-sheet capacity Swingline desk stapler can easily accommodate a full strip of standard staples in an instant. Simply open, load and close. An inner rail is provided to prevent sudden jamming. Use it in the conventional position or open it up to attach papers to bulletin boards. Its unique design prevents jams that sometimes occur with other types of staplers. This black stapler is also an excellent choice for students, kids' classrooms or any commercial setting to perform basic administrative tasks.