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
SA first as SEW-EURODRIVE supplies new HVAC drives to major pharmaceutical distributor View
Latest safety-helmet suspensions offer improved comfort View
New strategic mining alliance offers sector a turn-key construction and operating solution View
New NDT manager for Skyriders Mpumalanga View
New Champion Spark Plug Range Provides Unsurpassed Coverage View
SEW-EURODRIVE supplies X-Series IG units to Lesotho diamond mine View
Hose-assembly, electrical industries look to ID tagging for traceability View
Safety-equipment industry demands constant innovation View
Cummins to Showcase QSK60 Drilling Engine at Mining Indaba 2017 View
Rise in commodity prices boosts export growth into Southern Africa 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
  • SA first as SEW-EURODRIVE supplies
  • Latest safety-helmet suspensions of
  • New strategic mining alliance offer
  • New NDT manager for Skyriders Mpuma
  • New Champion Spark Plug Range Provi
  • SEW-EURODRIVE supplies X-Series IG
  • Hose-assembly, electrical industrie
  • Safety-equipment industry demands c
  • Cummins to Showcase QSK60 Drilling
  • Rise in commodity prices boosts exp
  •        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
  •        Mining Laws
  • Training
  • Downloads
  • Blog
  • About Us
  • Contact Us
  • Home  |   Contact  |   Browser  |   Disclaimer  |   Privacy Policy  |   CMS    
    © 2017 Mining Safety