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Synthetic Steel: The Advantages of Using Polyester Composite Strapping

November 2, 2017

If you are going to transport large bundles of bulky goods long distances, you most probably need to use straps to secure your goods....


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Logistics and Supply Chains: Some Considerations

September 27, 2017

Here at X-Pak, we offer a wide range of strappings and lashings, including heavy-duty steel strapping, composite strappings and PET strapping. These types of strapping...


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Lashing straps for securing heavy loads onto flat racks

September 21, 2017

Securing and strapping items onto flat racks or inside containers can be a tricky challenge. Often ratchet straps or even chain is used for...


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What PET Strapping Can do For the Oil and Gas Industry

August 30, 2017

Sturdy steel strapping has proven its reliability time and again for different applications. They may not always be the best option, however, for the...


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Pallet strapping supplier in Australia

August 4, 2017

There are many companies in Australia now providing general packaging consumables to the Australian market. Items like heat shrink, pallet wrapping and tapes are...


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A 40+ tonne jack secured for export

July 12, 2017

The X-Pak team recently visited a client that secured a hydraulic jack weighing in at just over 40 tonnes! This jack has been used...


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An Overview of the International Shipping Standards

July 11, 2017

Did you know that the international shipping industry makes up over 5% of the world’s trade? As seaborne trade continues to expand, stricter and...


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Container lashing for heavy machinery

July 10, 2017

Securing machinery inside containers can be hard work. A certain amount of lashing is required by marine surveyors and the load must be well...


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The Conversion from Steel Strapping to Polyester Strapping

June 22, 2017

When plastic strapping was introduced a few years ago, companies welcomed it as a substitute for steel strapping. It lived up to the purpose...


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Nylon vs. Polyester: Which is strongest for strapping pallets?

June 21, 2017

Nylon is a popular material in the United States because of its versatility and strength. In the UK, on the other hand, polyester is...


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