HOME MINING NEWS BLOG DOWNLOADS TRAINING PARTNERS LEGAL MINING LAWS ABOUT US CONTACT US
(GMT +2)
 
Mining News
Band-It secures header-box enclosures while in transit
07 December 2016
Band-It secures header-box enclosures while in transit

Band-It heavy-duty stainless steel strapping from Banding & ID Solutions Africa is being used by P-pro Construction of Gauteng for a specialist transportation function.

A specialist construction and project management company, P-pro uses Band-It strapping to secure header box enclosures while being transported to power stations. The header boxes or cassettes are used to enclose header pipes in the boilers in order to prevent heat loss, and also to act as an insulator so as to maintain the correct temperature of the header pipes, explains MD Alwyn Carstens.

Banding & ID Solutions Africa Sales representative Matthew Campbell comments that Band-It Grade 304 stainless steel strapping is popular for such industrial applications precisely due to its superior yield and high tensile strength, which results in maximum clamping strength.

“Light-duty strap is not suitable here due to the significant weight of the header-box enclosures,” comments Carstens. “These enclosures have to be strapped securely. If the incorrect strapping is used, it increases the risk of losing the load while in transit.”

Campbell explains that all sizes of Band-It strap feature fully-rounded smooth edges for safety and ease of installation. “A double wrap clamp can be made for even greater strength, threading the band through the Ear-Lokt buckle twice,” he advises.

The Band & Buckle solution from Band-It can be formed easily to suit any diameter. It is available in thicknesses of 0.51 mm and 0.76 mm, and in widths of 6.5 mm, 9.5 mm, 12.7 mm, 15.8 mm and 19.7 mm. Packed in convenient 30 m rolls, it can be applied with a C001, C003 or C075 tool.

The solution is also sufficiently flexible in that 50 m and 100 m coils can be made to order, in accordance with specific customer requirements, Campbell points out. “Our relationship with P-pro is another example of a niche application where the Band-It product really come into its own, in conjunction with our dedicated aftermarket support and customer service,” he concludes.

Archive
News ArticleView Article
ARVALV through-port knife-gate valves for abrasive, scaling applications View
PMPS pumps into mining View
SANY hydraulic excavator takes on the toughest working conditions View
How to get involved in the mining industry View
Bunker lashing and cleaning services undertaken at Matimba View
Bobcat Equipment South Africa offers zero deposit, prime interest rate View
Wirtgen SA to debut new MS 953 EVO triple-deck mobile screen View
Goscor plans to move the earth with SANY equipment View
Women engineers rule the roost at MIP Process Technologies View
Proximity Detection System commissioned for Sasol Mining coal fields View
12345678910...
Our Partners
ArriveAlive ALCO-Safe
Moolmans PSA
 HSE Solutions
Ctrack Intelligent Solutions Breathalysers
Become a Partner Become a Partner
Links
Quick Links
News
  • ARVALV through-port knife-gate valv
  • PMPS pumps into mining
  • SANY hydraulic excavator takes on t
  • How to get involved in the mining i
  • Bunker lashing and cleaning service
  • Bobcat Equipment South Africa offer
  • Wirtgen SA to debut new MS 953 EVO
  • Goscor plans to move the earth with
  • Women engineers rule the roost at M
  • Proximity Detection System commissi
  •        Articles
  • Recognize the importance of medical
  • Behavioural implications of alcohol
  • Johnson Controls launches P2000 X-R
  • Improving productivity in the minin
  • Digital Radio to improve mine safet
  • Breathalyser Testing with Lifeloc Q
  • Drug abuse in the workplace – a gro
  • Reporting Unsafe Conditions at Mine
  • Alco-Safe, Breathalysers and Safety
  • Mining regulations on Lifting Machi
  •        Useful Links
  • Mining Laws
  • Training
  • Downloads
  • Blog
  • About Us
  • Contact Us
  • Home  |   Contact  |   Browser  |   Disclaimer  |   Privacy Policy  |   CMS    
    © 2017 Mining Safety