Category: Strapping Case Studies

What is elongation recovery?

Elongation Recovery Test 1

Elongation Recovery is an important characteristic of strapping to consider when choosing the correct strap. Elongation– the lengthening of something. Recovery– a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength. Vibration, handling, time, temperature and humidity cause some types of packages and unit-loads to shrink or settle quite a lot. Others shrink or settle to a lesser degree. All plastic strapping materials elongate under tension and seek to recover a part of the elongation as stress is relieved. In contrast

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Case Study: Switching sealers saves company thousands of dollars

BTS Sealer

A lumber company was using an expensive method to secure their mixed loads of lumber. Realizing that their production was slower than it should be, they decided to seek the help of IPS Packaging.

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Are you thinking of switching from steel to poly strapping? Now’s the time.

Let’s be honest: steel prices are increasing while poly prices are poised to decrease. If you’ve ever considered it, now is the time to start really thinking about switching from steel to poly strapping. And did you know that with the dramatic in the cost of steel, many companies are finding that plastic or poly strapping provides the same performance at a fraction of the cost?  Most of these companies are saving, on average, 78%. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist or a wise

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Guide: The Definitive Strapping Guide is the newest #PackagingKnowledge guide

Knowledge is power. And the right knowledge about strapping puts the power in your hands. Did you know that with the dramatic increase in the cost of steel, many companies are finding that plastic or poly strapping provides the same performance at a fraction of the cost? Most of these companies are saving, on average, 78%. Achieving dramatic annual savings with seemingly small changes in materials or application isn’t something that typically happens overnight. But with over 40 years experience partnering with a

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Switching Sealers Saves Thousands of Dollars

sealer

A lumber company was using an expensive method to secure their mixed loads of lumber. Realizing that their production was slower than it should be, they decided to seek the help of IPS Packaging.

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