Supplier of strapping tools in Australia

Published 27th August 2018

Supplier of strapping tools in Australia

X-Pak specialises in strapping and a specialised range of tensioners for Australian industry. The following outline explains what tensioners are suitable for generic strapping types. X-Pak carries stock, supplies and services tensioners all over Australia.

Composite or Cord Strapping:

This strapping comes in 16mm, 19mm, 25mm and 32mm sizes. The following tools can be used with this type of strapping:

Strapping Size Tool Options Reason
16mm Standard Tensioner (03.060) For general strapping and medium volume users
  Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.062) For high tension strapping and medium to high volume users
  Round Pack Tensioner (03.061) To strap small, round bundles
19mm Standard Tensioner (03.060) For general strapping and medium volume users
  Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.062) For high tension strapping and medium to high volume users
  Round Pack Tensioner (03.061) To strap small, round bundles
25mm Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.067) For high tension strapping and medium to high volume users
  Round Pack Tensioner (03.061) To strap small, round bundles
  Battery Powered Tensioner (03.068) For high volume users or to reduce manual handling risk
32mm Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.064) For strapping 32mm or above and high tension
Battery Powered Tensioner (03.068) For high volume users or to reduce manual handling risk
Pneumatic Tensioner (03.069) For maximum tension and to reduce manual handling risk
Heavy Duty Round Pack Tensioner For heavy, round bundles
Pneumatic tensioner (03.069) with nose cone adaptor For heavy, round bundles and to reduce manual handling risk


Steel Strapping:

This strapping comes in 16mm, 19mm, and 32mm sizes. Steel strapping also varies in thickness and roll weight. From 0.5mm thick to 0.80mm thick. Roll weights can vary from 15kg up to 50kg. When comparing pricing, always be sure you are comparing the exact same weight product. The following tools can be used with this type of strapping:

Strapping Size Tool Options Reason
16 & 19mm Standard tensioner (03.090) For general, every-day use
Standard Crimpers (03.096 for 16mm or 03.097 for 19mm) For general, every-day use
Heavy Duty USA Made Tensioner (03.091) For demanding environments – parts can also be replaced
Heavy Duty USA Made Crimpers (03.096A for 16mm or 03.097A for 19mm) For demanding environments – parts can also be replaced
Combination Tools (MUL-20 and MUL-16) For high volumes or to reduce manual handling
Pneumatic tools In large industrial environments where longevity & speed are of essence
32mm Extra heavy duty tensioner (03.092) For high tension, demanding applications
Heavy duty side-notch sealer Side action to powerfully crimp the heavy 32mm seals
Pneumatic tools In large industrial environments where longevity & speed are of essence

 

PET Strapping:

PET Strapping comes in 16mm and 19mm sizes. Generally, manual tools are used for low volume applications and battery powered tensioners are used in higher volume applications:

Strapping Size Tool Options Reason
16 & 19mm Manual tensioner (03.060) To tension and cut the strap, low volume users
  PET Crimpers (16 or 19mm) To crimp PET Seals
  Battery Powered Tensioners In demanding environments, to reduce downtime and cost per strap

 

Poly Woven Strapping:

This strapping comes in 19mm and 32mm sizes. The X-Pak 19mm poly woven is hi-vis orange and an alternative to general steel strapping. 32mm woven is also used for containerisation.

Strapping Size Tool Options Reason
19mm Standard Tensioner (03.060) For general strapping and medium volume users
  Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.062) For high tension strapping and medium to high volume users
  Round Pack Tensioner (03.061) To strap small, round bundles
32mm Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.064) For strapping 32mm or above and high tension
Battery Powered Tensioner (03.068) For high volume users or to reduce manual handling risk
Pneumatic Tensioner (03.069) For maximum tension and to reduce manual handling risk
Heavy Duty Round Pack Tensioner For heavy, round bundles
Pneumatic tensioner (03.069) with nose cone adaptor For heavy, round bundles and to reduce manual handling risk

 

Heavy Export Lashing:

Lashing is available in 32mm (2300Kg linear strength) or 40mm (5000Kg linear strength) sizes. It’s used in very heavy duty strapping and lashing applications and therefore requires heavy duty, durable tooling.

Lashing Size Tool Options Reason
32mm Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.064) For strapping 32mm or above and high tension
  Pneumatic Tensioner (03.069) For maximum tension and to reduce manual handling risk
  Battery Powered Tensioner (03.068) For high volume users or to reduce manual handling risk
40mm Heavy Duty Tensioner (03.064) For strapping 32mm or above and high tension
  Ratchet Tensioner For extreme tension, Generally used to secure freight on flat racks for export

 

For  further information on a X-Pak strapping tool call 1300 551 281 or email info@xpak.com.au