Signode MOD GPX Strapping Machine Reduces Downtime and Provides Flexibility to Printing Company

Pre-Solution Application The client, a full-service printing company, was experiencing issues with their current strapping machine that was causing bundles of printed material to be damaged by over tensioning.  The excessive tensioning produced an inordinate amount of reworks and downtime while trying to work on the aging strapping machines.  They required a strapping machine that … Continue reading Signode MOD GPX Strapping Machine Reduces Downtime and Provides Flexibility to Printing Company

MakoSTRAP Delivers Savings and Safety to Roof Truss Manufacturer

Pre-Solution Application The client, a roof truss manufacturer, was securing their loads with steel strapping for delivery to job sites.  Their customers were becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of using steel strap for their workers, so our client needed a cost-effective, safe alternative to steel strapping. The R.V. Evan's Value Added Solution After performing … Continue reading MakoSTRAP Delivers Savings and Safety to Roof Truss Manufacturer

Unitizing and Stabilizing Your Products: Strapping

Strapping, also known as banding or bundling, is a common way to unitize, stabilize, and secure products. The strapping process involves applying straps (or bands) to a unit or collection of units to hold those units in place or to further secure boxes or crates in which products are packaged or stored. An example of … Continue reading Unitizing and Stabilizing Your Products: Strapping

The Difference Between Polyester and Steel Strapping

Your shipment is about to go out, and there’s a sudden snap. One of the metal straps holding your product together and in place has broken. One of your workers sighs and goes over to replace it. As he’s removing the strap, he grabs the edge the wrong way and it cuts him. He’s bleeding, … Continue reading The Difference Between Polyester and Steel Strapping

Pallet Unitizing: The Different Types of Pallets and How to Protect Them

Using strapping material to secure pallets has been around for forever. Using stretch wrapping as a method to unitize pallets really came on board in the 70's. It has since changed the way that people unitize pallets and can be a huge asset to any company. The whole key to determining the best approach to … Continue reading Pallet Unitizing: The Different Types of Pallets and How to Protect Them

Is There a Difference in Strapping Joint Strength?

A question that we hear a lot here at the R.V. Evans Company when discussing strapping is; “Is there a difference in joint strength between strapping materials?” This is often times brought on by the difference in appearance between steel strap and polyester strap. Naturally, you would think that the steel strap would be stronger, … Continue reading Is There a Difference in Strapping Joint Strength?