Plastic strapping tensioners are tools designed to tighten and secure plastic strapping around packages, bundles, or pallets. They are commonly used in industries such as shipping, logistics, and warehousing to ensure the safe and secure transportation of goods.
The primary purpose of a plastic strapping tensioner is to apply tension to the plastic strapping, pulling it tight around the package or pallet. This process helps to hold the items together, preventing them from shifting or becoming damaged during transit. Tensioners are typically used in conjunction with plastic strapping and seals or buckles to create a strong and secure strapping system.
Here are some key features and characteristics of plastic strapping tensioners:
Construction: Plastic strapping tensioners are usually made of durable materials such as steel or high-quality plastics. They are designed to withstand the rigours of regular use in industrial settings.
Manual Operation: Most plastic strapping tensioners are operated manually. They typically feature handles or levers that allow the user to apply tension to the strapping. By exerting force on the tensioner, the user can tighten the strapping around the package.
Types of Tensioners: There are different types of plastic strapping tensioners available, including handheld tensioners and feed-wheel tensioners. Handheld tensioners are held in the hand and require manual force to apply tension, while feed wheel tensioners use a ratchet mechanism to tighten the strapping.
Adjustable Tension: Plastic strapping tensioners often have adjustable tension settings, allowing users to control the amount of tension applied to the strapping. This adjustability ensures that the strapping is tightened appropriately for different package sizes and weights.
Compatibility: Plastic strapping tensioners are designed to work with specific types and widths of plastic strapping. It’s essential to ensure that the tensioner you choose is compatible with the strapping you intend to use.
Efficiency: Tensioners help improve efficiency by providing a quick and efficient way to tighten strapping. They allow users to apply consistent tension across multiple packages, resulting in a uniform and secure strapping application.
Safety: Plastic strapping tensioners often feature safety features such as blade guards or handles designed to protect the user from injuries. Following the manufacturer’s instructions and safety guidelines when using these tools is important.
Plastic strapping tensioners are vital in securing packages and pallets for transportation. They offer a reliable and cost-effective solution for bundling and securing items, ensuring that they arrive at their destination in good condition. By using these tools correctly, businesses can reduce the risk of product damage, enhance logistical operations, and provide a higher level of customer satisfaction.
Choosing the right Tensioner for strapping is very important to achieve the best results for pallet stability. The P330 strapping tensioner can be used with Plastic, Polyester, Woven Polyester and Corded Polyester Strapping.
If you are not sure how to use a Tensioner and Sealer tool this short video will guide you through the simple process to apply plastic strapping to a pallet.
Colours may vary.
How to use a plastic strapping tensioner.
The P330 tensioner can be used with multiple types of strapping from 12mm to 19mm width. It is very important that you use the correct seal to suit the strapping you are using as the seal is always the weakest part.
|Strapping Type||Strapping Width||Seals with Std Sealer||Seals with Offset Sealer||Buckle|
|Plastic||12mm||12mm Std – SO1225||SR12 – 12mm Serrated||PB12 – Plastic Buckle|
|Plastic||12mm HD (PR300)||12mm HD – SO1232||SR12 – 12mm Serrated||X|
|Plastic||16mm||16mm Std – SO1632||SR16 – 16mm Serrated||X|
|Polyester||12mm||X||SR12 – 12mm Serrated||X|
|Polyester||16mm||X||SR16 – 16mm Serrated||X|
|Woven Polyester||13mm||X||X||13mm – GT4|
|Woven Polyester||16mm||X||X||16mm – GT5|
|Woven Polyester||19mm||X||X||19mm – GT6|
|Corded Polyester||13mm||X||X||13mm – GT4|
|Corded Polyester||16mm||X||X||16mm – GT5|
|Corded Polyester||19mm||X||X||19mm – GT6|
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