Arrow T50 redThis innovative manual staple gun required an equally innovative brand language and a supporting platform of tools. The T50 'RED', manual staple gun, is the flagship product featuring a patented driving mechanism capable of driving a 1" nail. This design required careful refinement, as the process ran concurrent to the development and validation of the innovative driver mechanism and linkage system.
Aggressive features add style & functionWith an exposed linkage, there was opportunity to cut through the steel and highlight the mechanism with a bridge-like element.
User centered designBottom loading was integrated, and found to be the most considerate option for loading and reloading.
quick settingsA thumb lever changes the tension and allows the user to choose between two simple and powerful depth settings.
A pointed nose & capacity windowCarefully considered surface treatment communicates direction and purpose. While the base tapers from a wide stable platform at the rear,l and narrows to a tighter nose, the short vertical line identifies the staple exit and all contribute to the user's ability to have precise control.
Visual language guided the platformWith the T50 RED confirmed and validated, design effort increased on a matching hammer tacker, electric nail gun, and electric staple gun.
Electric Brad NailerIt was a challenge to translate the visual brand language into other items. With careful development, stylish and patent-able, design solutions were discovered and implemented.
Attention to detailThe nail magazine is unique in its dual flat surfaces. This is the result of a design solution that eliminates the mechanical ridges which typically run the length of the cartridge. It leaves the visual and ergonomic appeal of its magazine cartridge tidy and differentiated. The bolts selected to assemble the magazine are hex-head, further enhancing the visual appeal.
Electric staplerThe electric stapler boasts a handy belt hook for convenient, hands-free, access in a variety of working conditions.
Hammer tackerWith an ergonomic grip and dampener, the hammer tacker features a rear loader with an ergonomic thumb release.
The Arrow T50 RED series debuted, to marketplace success, in the fall of 2010. Innovation with style is a key contributor to the success of the product line.
The series made history by selling out-of-stock the first weekend of release.