When choosing strapping materials for packaging and shipping, steel strapping is the traditional choice for many industries. With its durability and high tensile strength, steel secures and protects the heaviest loads. At Gateway Packaging, we offer a range of high-quality steel strapping tools to help you to get the most from your strapping. If you’re […]Read Blog
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Strapping goods onto pallets secures your goods for handling, as well as for safe shipping and storage. Which strapping machines you choose depends on your applications. Strapping goods onto pallets secures your goods for handling, as well as for safe shipping and storage. Which strapping machines you choose depends on your applications. At Gateway Packaging, […]Read Blog
Are you looking for the best type of strapping tape for your packaging? With so many alternatives, choosing the best tape can be a challenge. Firstly, what are “strapping tapes?” Are they the same as packaging tapes? What are strapping tapes? You’re familiar with everyday, standard packaging tapes. They’re used for product protection and security. […]Read Blog
If you’re looking for strapping material for heavy loads, heavy duty steel strapping may be the right solution. Although steel strapping has challenges, it remains the most popular choice for strapping and banding in major industries, including the mining, timber, and construction industries. Since it’s manufactured from carbon and steel alloys, steel strapping can be […]Read Blog
Widely used in the construction industry, composite strapping has many applications, especially in timber strapping. It’s used in sawmills and timber processing, as well as for trusses, scaffolding and wall framing materials. Not only does composite strapping have high system strength—it’s sometimes referred to as “synthetic steel”—it’s non-abrasive and retains tension. It’s less dangerous than steel too, because […]Read Blog
1. How strong is composite strapping? Composite strapping consists of a polymer coating wrapped around polyester (polypropylene) fibres. Although it’s up to five times lighter than steel strapping, it can be stronger than steel. It’s available in various widths and strengths. Contact us at any time for advice on using composite strapping in your applications; we can advise […]Read Blog
Are you sick and tired of steel strapping?
Have you been putting up with it simply because you don’t know what to replace it with?
Perhaps you or someone you know has injured themselves on the cold, abrasive edges or had products damaged because steel is so unforgiving?
Are you paying the price by purchasing on price when it comes to your strapping and strapping products?
In this blog, I would like to list the reasons why you should not choose the cheapest option and the negative effects it can have on your business.
Have you been a long time user of steel strapping? Ever cut yourself on the cold, abrasive edges or had products damaged because steel is so unforgiving? There is another product that we suggest you try…Read Blog