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The Science of Strap Selection

Publisher: Samuel Strapping Systems
Overview:
Explaining about strapping, this paper details how strapping helps in minimizing the product damage by keeping the load under tension, and lists primary functions like unitizing, palletizing, baling, reinforcing, and closing which strapping fulfills in the packaging process. The paper presents the working of strapping and highlights the strapping terms such as break load, creep, elongation, shear and stress relaxation. Different types of strapping like steel strapping, polyester strapping, polypropylene strapping are briefly detailed in this paper along with their advantages and disadvantages. Also included in the paper are comparison tables of strap properties, package type and strap selection with some strap assessment questions which makes strap buying process simple and efficient.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.What is Strapping3
1.1.Unitizing3
1.2.Palletizing3
1.3.Baling3
1.4.Reinforcing3
1.5.Closing3
2.How Strapping Works4
3.Steel Strapping5
3.1.Advantages5
3.2.Disadvantages5
4.Polyester Strapping6
5.Polypropylene Strapping7
5.1.Advantages7
5.2.Disadvantages7
6.Appendix8
6.1.Comparison of Strap Properties8
6.2.Comparison of Package Types and Strap Selection8
6.3.Break Strength8
6.4.Strap Assessment Questions8
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