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Exploring Strapping Options with Redback Industries (Pt. 2)

Nylon strap has the greatest specific strength of the three plastics, the cost outweighs the strength benefits. In the past nylon strap used to be very popular, but over time polyester has replaced almost all of its use. One application that still uses this type of strap is cold room applications, because it does not creep as much as the other types of plastic. Corded and woven strapping is available in several constructions, generally in polyester and rayon. Because this…
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Exploring Strapping Options with Redback Industries (Pt. 2)

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Nylon strap has the greatest specific strength of the three plastics, the cost outweighs the strength benefits. In the past nylon strap used to be very popular, but over time polyester has replaced almost all of its use. One application that still uses this type of strap is cold room applications, because it does not creep as much as the other types of plastic. Corded and woven strapping is available in several constructions, generally in polyester and rayon. Because this…
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Exploring Strapping Options with Redback Industries (Pt. 2)

Super User
Nylon strap has the greatest specific strength of the three plastics, the cost outweighs the strength benefits. In the past nylon strap used to be very popular, but over time polyester has replaced almost all of its use. One application that still uses this type of strap is cold room applications, because it does not creep as much as the other types of plastic. Corded and woven strapping is available in several constructions, generally in polyester and rayon. Because this…
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Use a Proper Cargo Restraint System to Minimize Truck Accidents

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According to the 2006 federal Large Truck Crash Causation Study (LTCCS), there are a number of different factors that contribute to truck accidents. However, while there are a number of different factors involved in these types of accidents, the LTCCS notes that the following factors contribute to the majority of truck accidents: Truck Cargo Shift – when an improperly secured cargo load on a truck shifts, serious accidents can occur. Truck Driver Training – while many truckers receive proper training,…
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