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Our polypropylene (PP) strapping is perfect for use with the light and medium duty strapping tools, or any hand-operated dispenser tool designed to make light work of unitising, bundling, carton sealing and palletising processes. Strapping helps products remain stable during transportation helping to avoid damage and general breakages. These rolls are also ideal for use with a dispenser trolley meaning your hand strapping operators can be fully mobile and move the equipment to the product, rather than the other way round.
Embossed to defend against splitting and to ensure seal joints are as tight as possible, and comprising higher elongation and anti-snap properties, you can rely on Kite Packaging’s plastic reel strapping to keep transited and stored items secure.
With each roll comprising at least 1000 metres of strapping tape, these rolls are a very economical packaging solution for businesses. We also supply polypropylene strapping on a cardboard core.
Please note that white strapping comes on the cardboard core, and black strapping comes on the black plastic core. The diameter of our cardboard cores measures 200mm with the outside measuring 420mm. The diameter of our plastic cores measures 50mm with the outside measuring 400mm.
Polypropylene strapping tools & equipment
Separate tension and sealing tools, efficient combination tools and high speed friction weld tools.
Polypropylene strapping kits
All the equipment you need to apply strapping to your goods. Strapping, seals and all the required tools.
Seals for strapping
Galvanised metal & plastic buckle strapping seals for use with strapping tools.
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 securely 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 it's 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 go 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.
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