Cord Strapping

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

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

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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