How-To Tips and Training Videos For Composite/Cord Strapping

Cord or Composite Strapping

X-Pak’s cargo restraint equipment ‒ such as composite strapping, cord straps, strapping buckles and tensioners ‒ are effective products that are super easy to use. However, like any new process, they require a small amount of guidance to get used to using them correctly. We often field enquiries from new strapping users regarding how to […]

Steel Versus Composite Strapping: Which is Better?

When it comes to transporting goods, ensuring their proper and secure fastening is paramount. Strapping systems play a pivotal role in safeguarding both the cargo and people involved in the logistics process. Improperly secured goods not only pose a danger to workers but can also lead to damaged stock, which in turn leads to financial […]

Is Corded Strapping UV Resistant?

Due to the harsh Australian weather conditions, a high-quality poly composite strapping must be able to withstand anything that steel strapping can and minimise the risk of injury to operators, which is something steel strapping can’t offer. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can significantly damage various materials, particularly plastics, which can perish quickly under the […]

Strapping Tools For Logistics Packing

Logistics packaging and cargo strapping involves the safe transport of products from point A to point B. Ensuring that you have proper cargo restraint is crucial, and it demands careful attention to selecting the appropriate product for optimal restraint. Technology has a significant role in ensuring the quality of cargo-securing equipment. Tools manufactured to high […]

Tips for Using a Strapping Kit to Secure Goods for Transport

Transporting goods safely requires a proper system for securing them in transit. If goods move or fall over while being transported, they could become damaged or cause injury. To prevent this from happening, a strapping kit is often required, which allows you to strap cargo down onto pallets, which prevents goods from shifting. Here are […]

Woven Polyester Strap for the Steel and Engineering Industries

Strapping has been used for bundling and strapping steel products to pallets for many years. Steel comes in many forms, from bar and pipe to tube and heavy plate. It’s a common perception for many industries that steel strapping is the only product you can use to strap up steel! However, cord strap and woven […]

The Advantages Of Using Polyester Composite Strapping

If you plan to transport large or heavy bundles of goods long distances, you likely need to use some form of strapping to secure these. There are numerous types of strapping material on the market, such as steel, polypropylene, nylon, and more. Each strapping material has different characteristics that make one more suitable than the […]

What Branded Strapping does for your Business

Many brands spend large sums of money trying to get their products noticed in saturated markets. They often resort to fancy advertising tactics and flashy marketing efforts that can sometimes be too costly with patchy results for a growing business.  Not all effective branding strategies need to be grand. Something as simple as branded composite […]

Suitable Strapping For Mining and Earthmoving Parts

When transporting expensive heavy mining machinery or parts, it is critical to ensure that these goods are securely fastened to ensure they are not damaged during transit. In an exporting situation, many may choose to use chains or steel strapping to lash your parts or machinery into containers, however, X-Pak’s poly composite strapping and cargo […]

Nylon vs. Polyester: Which Is Strongest For Strapping Pallets?

Composite pallet strapping kits are becoming increasingly popular owing to their versatility, strength and low cost. Nylon is a popular material in the United States because of its versatility and strength. In the UK, on the other hand, polyester is preferred as fibre for applications such as clothing and tent construction. Both materials are commonly […]