Blog

How to Apply Composite Cord Strapping

Super User
Applying composite cord strapping is fast and easy when using the correct technique. A common mistake is to pull both ends of strap to cinch down strapping. Pulling both tails creates far too much friction at the strap buckle. Likewise, pulling all the slack through the tight s-curve of the buckle can also create too much drag. A simple solution is to pretension by pulling the loop towards yourself in the same motion as you thread it over the front…
Read more

Secure Your Loads with the Right Strapping

Super User
As experts in load securement and cargo securement, Redback Industries consistently reviews cargo securement rules to make sure we’ve got the right products for the job. The rules for cargo securement state that that all devices and systems used to secure cargo on or in a vehicle must be capable of meeting the performance criteria. All vehicle structures, systems, parts and components used to secure cargo should be in excellent shape, with no damaged or weakened components that might fail…
Read more

Use the Proper tools for your Strapping Application (Pt. 2)

Super User
Hand grade poly strapping, is a user-friendly packaging solution that is applied using manual poly strapping tools such as feeders, tensioners and sealers. It is ideal for hand strapping and palletizing in smaller to medium volumes. Hand grade poly strapping is able to stretch for a snug fit during packaging and has low tension retention. Manual tensioners and crimping systems are available for low volume applications. Automatic hand tools are used for higher volume applications. Both manual and automatic tools…
Read more

Use the Proper tools for your Strapping application

Super User
Different strapping needs require different tools – at Redback Industries, we want to make sure you have the right strapping product for the job, along with proper strapping tools. Machine grade poly strapping, or machine grade polypropylene strapping, is specially designed to be applied using a strapping machine or a tabletop banding machine. You can use both semi-automatic and automatic strapping machines with this type of strapping. The machine grade poly strapping’s high elongation and recovery, as well as its…
Read more