Poly strapping can be broken down into two different types of plastic - polypropylene and polyester. There's benefits to both, and both make a great case to use when changing from steels trapping.
Not too long ago, steel strapping used to be the only strapping in the game. It's the oldest, strongest, and high-tensile strength strapping around. That's great if that's what you need, but a lot of applications don't NEED steel strapping. Many companies are finding the benefits of poly strapping are just as good as steel, at a fraction of the cost.
Most companies are saving an average of 78% when switching form steel to poly strapping.Poly strapping, (polypropylene strapping), is designed for light to medium duty applications. These strapping applications include palletizing, unitizing, and bundling. Like steel, polypropylene strapping is also available in many different thicknesses, widths, and variations. It can also be printed on, so if you need to get your brand out there, this is an added benefit.
Switching from steel strapping to poly strapping has many benefits, associated with more than just costs. Poly is more cost effective than steel so you're going to be instantly saving money from the get go. It's lightweight and easy to apply, no more of those sharp and dangerous edges that steel strapping has. If you're new to polypropylene strapping, you may not know about its high elongation and recovery. This strapping has excellent elongation that will get the job done in protecting your products.
We see most companies save an average of 78% when switching to poly from steel.Benefits:
Strapping tools and parts carries the hand tools you need to switch from steel to poly: