Strapping products have existed in the packaging industry for many years and over time variations of the product have been developed and implemented into the market. Some of the most common types of strapping used today are Steel, Zinc Coated Steel, Oscillated strap, Magnus High Tensile, Poly-Woven, Polyester and Polypropylene. All these variations have their own strengths which are best suited in specific scenarios and are all available directly from Signet.
Focusing on Signet Zinc Coated Steel strapping, this item has been known as a continued favourite in the industry for its solid reputation of being reliable and consistent in usage results. Signet stocks the product in 12mm, 15mm and 19mm width sizes.
The key feature of this particular strap is its zinc coating. By having this added layer of zinc on your strap, you will not only be able to utilise this strap to effectively bind products in outdoor conditions, but also store this strap in areas where rust has previously been a concern. Ensuring user safety is always a key issue of interest, Signet has implemented rounded edges on this strap making it safer to handle by all members of your workforce.
Other key features of this strap include its weight loading capabilities and its ability to have low elasticity, holding its shape with little stretch. These features increase user’s peace of mind when shipping pallets interstate and overseas. The tools which are utilised with this strap are a steel strap tensioner, crimper and cutter. The user simply has to tension the strap to ensure a tight hold, place the appropriate snap on seal onto the strap, crimp the seal into place and cut off the excess strap.
Depending on the usage of the particular strap, Signet offers a range of different tools to suit all budgets. For frequent strapping users who strap on a daily basis, Signet recommends the Signode MIP strapping tools for the products heavy duty durability.