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How to Choose the Correct Strapping Tool

When you need to strap together boxes or other materials for transport or storage, a strapping tool could help. The correct tool can tightly bundle together your items and keep them from falling over. By preventing them from falling over, you are preventing the injury of others and damaging of the goods. This makes a strapping tool an investment. But how do you know which strapping tool is the right one for you? There are so many out there to choose from that it can be confusing and you want the right one because you do not want to have one that is not fit well for the work.


The different types of strapping tools range from hand held devices to large machines, depending on the size of the straps you need to banding and how fast you require. Below are the some types of strapping tools could be find:
a. Tensioners: This is a hand held strapping tool operated by manual force. It's a typical strapping tool. If you're banding together rods, poles, or something else that is perhaps in a bundle of 12 or less, a tensioner is a great choice. You also have the option to use a tensioner with a PET polyester strap.
b. Sealers: If you need a strong hold on smaller items with a lot of weight, sealers use steel or plastic straps for the durability that you need. This is also hand held and manual.
c. Combination tools: Combination tools could be pneumatic or battery powered, but also handheld. They use steel or plastic straps. It's also still use hand held strapping tool, both seal and act as a tensioner.

Simply evaluate the type of items that you must bundle. You know that you can use a tensioner on a smaller job such as bundling together metal rods or something of that sort. Perhaps you must bundle long skinny boxes together or maybe a bundle of newspapers. You need the tension to keep it all together. You'll only need a sealer when you have to seal the strap together.


These are just the hand held tools that you can choose from. Sometimes you may also find a handheld tool that is automatic or can be used both manually and automatic. There are also facilities that are not able to strap their bundles manually because they are too large. This is usually when you will find large machines that do it automatically.
How do you know which to choose?

If you're strapping together boxes onto a pallet that are of a moderate height, then a combination tool may come in handy. Then again, if your business needs to strap heavy volumes or the bundles are too large for a person to strap without it being a hazard, you may have to invest in a large automatic strapping machine to get the job done. Also make sure that the type of strapping is adequate enough. If the items are really heavy, then you may want to choose polyester strapping (PET), so that the strapping doesn't break.


By considering all conditions, could figure out whicht type of strapping tool is the best for work. That also prevent waste of money or get inferior tools. Right strapping tool will bring you efficiency and effectiveness.