Tag: nylon strapping

Strapping tailored to your packaging application

Strapping, wrapping, banding – whatever you choose to call it, those responsible for shipping and handling need secure, cost-efficient solutions for a variety of needs. Once containers are fully packed, they need additional security to strengthen them, stack them, reduce damage, prevent pilferage, and more. Strapping and bundling boxes or materials together improves risk management by preventing falls. It unitizes items for easier forklift maneuvering and more efficient placement on transport vehicles. Strapping comes in a variety of strengths, sizes, and materials. So solutions come in a variety of products from low cost to high durability. Different products solve different problems, so knowing which products serve which need is important to shipping procedure.

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Why Not Use Nylon Strapping?

In the early 1960’s, at a time when the only pallet securing product available was steel strapping, DuPont developed a process for “orienting” nylon strapping. This process imparts a break strength 3 to 4 times that of an un-oriented nylon strap, strong enough and with sufficient impact resistance to tightly secure pallet loads of goods during shipment from plant to customers.

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