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Exploring Strapping Options with Redback Industries

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Steel strapping is available in a variety of widths and thicknesses as well as variations in the grade of steel. Steel is used where minimal stretch is desired. Surface finishes for steel strap include: paint, paint and wax, bluing or zinc and wax. The wax is used to better transmit the tension around the bundle and for use with certain types of tensioners. Common applications include steel coils, bundles of metal, baling wire, bricks and pavers, and roll end-binding. Unfortunately,…
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Benefits of Cord Strapping Compared to Steel Strapping

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Polyester cord strapping, otherwise known as safety strapping, outperforms steel banding and provides optimum protection against product damage and serious personal injury. There have been numerous accidents over the last few years and with the cost of steel strapping continuing to rise it is time to replace steel banding with a superior and safer alternative. Benefits of Cord Strapping Compared to Steel Strapping No sharp edges Can be cut while under tension without the possibility of recoil injury withstand additional…
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Strapping Solutions Designed to Handle the Demands of the Lumber Industry

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Redback Industries offers a complete line of strapping and strap buckles for the lumber industry. Our strapping equipment is designed to withstand the harsh environment of the lumber industry while providing a safe, cost efficient alternative to steel strapping. Composite strapping and woven cord strapping are ideal for the lumber industry. The combination of high tensile, elongation and excellent recovery makes for a superior replacement product for steel strapping. While steel strapping has been used for securing lumber loads for…
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Cost of Steel Banding Continues to Rise

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The cost of steel banding is up 40% this year and up more than 50% since November. Now is the time to switch from Steel to Polyester Cord Strapping. Woven Polyester Cord and Composite Cord Strapping are safe and superior alternatives to steel banding. They can absorb impacts that would normally break steel and they will not lash back dangerously when cut. In addition, Polyester Cord Strapping maintains tension over time and will not rust or damage loads. Now, with…
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