Polypropylene Strapping And Its Uses

Polypropylene (PP) strapping is one of the most common types of strapping and comes in a variety of tensile strengths, widths, and core sizes depending on your application.

It's almost always embossed, giving it additional strength and texture for better friction. Embossing also significantly reduces dust created during the strapping process.

Polypropylene strapping can be applied manually with buckles or hand tools up to fully automated strapping machines.

PP strapping stretches around 25% when applying, however, it recovers about 10% back shortly after. As a package or pallet settles, the strap will retain some tension. Polyester and steel will not recover as your package/pallet settles.

Unless otherwise formulated, plain PP strap can be sensitive to UV light degradation and is sometimes negatively impacted by elevated temperatures. By selecting the proper formulation of PP strapping with your supplier, you won't have to worry about these downsides.

Some new formulations negate most of these issues. Dynaric/PolyChem's Ultraband polyester strapping can handle weighty loads, up to 2000 lbs of tensile strength! But it does have a higher price point. Most alternative PP strapping materials are generally less expensive than Polyester (PET), making them very economical.

Best Uses For Polypropylene Strapping

Polypropylene strapping is exceptionally versatile and can be used on various applications including:

The list above should give you the overall idea. Polypropylene can be used in almost any strapping application!

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We Also Supply the Following Products:

Stainless Steel Band, Buckles and Clips
Steel/polywoven/PET Strapping Dispensers
Processors of Narrow Strip
Pipe Flanges
Pallet Wrap
Wire Ties
Corner Protectors
Hand Strap, Poly Buckles and Seals

Our Value Added Products Are:

Imported High Tensile Coated Steel Strapping for The Local and Export Market
PET (Polyester) Strapping
Polywoven Strapping
Polyprop Hand, Brick and Citrus Strapping
Pallet Wrap
Steel, Pet and Polywoven Dispenser Units with Or without Spring Balancers
Shrink Wrap Machines and Semi-Auto Polyprop Machines

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