Staples match color-coded NM cable.
GB Gardner Bender
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Jun 11, 2003 ColorCodeâ„¢ series plastic and insulated metal staples are color-coded to simplify inventory management and help electrical inspectors review work efficiently. Plastic staples are available in 1/2 in. size for 2-conductor cable and 3/4 in. size for 3-conductor cable. Insulated metal staples are 1/2 in., with 1 in. legs, and 9/16 in., with 1-1/4 in. legs. Plastic staples feature HDPE straps and metal staples feature PVC coating.