You Items were added to your Basket
Enter any dimension below and we will automatically calculate the conversions.
One of the strongest plastic strapping products, polyester (PET) serves as a viable
alternative to steel strapping in the brick, lumber and textile industries.
Polyester provides excellent retained tension to stay tight on rigid loads. It's
excellent recovery properties help a load absorb impact without strap breakage.
Our PET strapping stays tight on loads that settle, shrink or expand. Polyester
strapping will withstand higher tensioning than other plastic strapping - up to
25% higher, with equivalent break strengths. It will retain tension on rigid loads
better than other non-metallic strapping.
Ideal for semi-automatic machines, or hand use with a dispenser. PET strap ensures
that it maintains sufficient retained tension, even in extreme conditions, and holds
your products securely. It is light weight, cannot be affected by corrosion or rust
and is therefore the ideal material to replace steel strap. Use with polyester strapping
seals and tools.
Our polyester strapping is wound onto a cardboard core, the diameter of this core measures 406 mm with the outside measuring 150 mm.
Seals for strapping
Galvanised metal & plastic buckle strapping seals for use with strapping tools.
Polypropylene strapping tools & equipment
Separate tension and sealing tools, efficient combination tools and high speed friction weld tools.
Polyester (PET) strapping tools & equipment
Automatic hand-held tensioning and sealing systems for polyester strapping.
Everything you need to know about our strapping range
Which strapping is best for you?
With a wide range of strapping on the market, we have some tips and advice on selecting the right strapping for you. So without further ado let’s take a look at what strapping itself is and the choices you have readily available.
Strapping is used throughout a range of industries to bundle items together for easier handling, securing items to pallets and crates, reinforcing boxes and fastening goods. It’s ideal for securing items during shipment or for medium to long-term storage and is often used in construction, agriculture and shipping industries as well as other uses throughout the packaging and manufacturing sectors. The vital part strapping plays is providing a secure fastened seal when packing goods for transit or storage.
In a world where health and safety is becoming ever more apparent and the everyday battle with damaged goods continues, we know how important it is to have the right equipment available for businesses to choose from. Whether strapping is a new venture for your business or its simply second nature to you, it is not always clear what kind of strapping you need so let’s explore what types are actually out there. At Kite we offer four different types of strapping…
Another type of plastic strapping is polyester, an effective, popular alternative for steel strapping. Its high break strength and high level tension goes hand in hand with its great elongation, therefore providing quality strapping for medium to heavy duty construction materials. Its elongation and high recovery characteristics mean polyester strapping can adapt after application to allow for any of its content expanding or contracting, therefore ensuring the same level of protection for loads throughout the transit stage.
Polypropylene strapping is seen as a more light to medium duty strapping which is the ideal option for palletising and bundling that requires a lighter duty seal. When compared with most other materials, polypropylene is the most economical as its lightweight material is easy to recycle at the end of use. It’s ideal for short transportation periods and for loads that are already protected from extreme environmental conditions and outside weathering. Its properties include high elongation and elongation memory, however it is likely to lose some of its tension after it is applied, making it particularly useful for bundles that can take up the slack but not accommodating for heavy duty solid goods that require a consistent tension.
Corded Polyester Strapping
Corded polyester strapping which is also commonly known as non-woven polyester cord strapping is stronger than both standard polypropylene and polyester strapping. This makes it ideal for heavy duty applications where strength is non-negotiable. Its high breaking strain offers a perfect alternative for steel strapping but with one further benefit, it is substantially lighter than it, allowing for ease and flexibility of use. Its elastic memory keeps loads tight and absorbs any shocks that occur in transit.
Want to check the true roll length or thickness of your pallet wrap?
Simply fill out the values and hit Calculate