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Steel vs. Poly Strapping: Which is Right for Me?
26 Apr

Steel vs. Poly Strapping: Which is Right for Me?

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Steel strapping tool - SLB
13 May

Steel strapping tool - SLB

The Signode SLB (seal-less battery powered) combination tool A new product from Signode is designed for use with steel strapping. The Signode SLB Seal-less strapping tool is battery-run with versatility in mind. It works with strapping with widths of 1/2'' and 3/4''. This tool bands and applies a seal-less joint to connect the strapping, perfect for heavy-duty applications. With Signode's battery powered design, strapping can be done with a simple click of a button. Steel strapping versatility The …
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How to choose the right strapping product: What type of package do you have?
17 Jul

How to choose the right strapping product: What type of package do you have?

*Updated 11-27-17* Do you know how to choose the right strapping product? If you're using strapping to package your products, knowing what kind of package you have will help you to determine what kind of strapping you need to purchase. Do you know that there are five main types of packages on which you'd use strapping? Knowing what kind of package you're looking to unitize will help you determine the right strapping to use. Knowing what kind of package you're strapping will help you to choose the …
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Are you thinking of switching from steel to poly strapping? Now's the time.
15 May

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. It doesn't take a wise, old mathematician to realize that switching from steel to poly strapping can save you thousands. 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 cos …
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Guide: Everything you need to know about strapping
21 Mar

Guide: Everything you need to know about strapping

Strapping: You've heard of it, but what do you really know about it? Strapping is one of the most commonly used means of unitization and bundling in the packaging industry.  There are multiple types of strapping products available, as well as many application types, but strapping is especially used in environments such as: Bundling together for handling and shipping: newspapers, pipe, lumber, concrete block, etc. Attaching items to pallets, skids, and crates Reinforcing wooden boxes, crates, and …
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Guide: The Definitive Strapping Guide is the newest #PackagingKnowledge guide
21 Feb

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 part …
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