Strapping Equipment

Strapping Accessories

Balancers

Strap Cutters

Dispensers

 

Hand Tools

Hand Tools for Plastic

Hand Tools for Steel

 

Machine Systems

Strapping Heads

Systems Machines

Automatic Strapping Machines

Semi-Automatic Strapping Machines

Strapping Systems

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Strapping Accessories

Chem Stretch distributes a wide range of accessories for steel and plastic strapping that will satisfy all of your needs on the plant floor. Our complete line of dispensers, cutters and scrap choppers make dispensing, applying and disposing of strapping trouble free. We also provide accessories for our line of hand tools to maximize the ergonomic efficiency of plant work stations.

 

 

 

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Balancers

Strap Cutters

Dispensers

 

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Balancers

Suspend strapping tools at desired levels, from a fixed overhead position on a ceiling, monorail or jib crane

Several models to choose from depending on balancing and weight required

 

Strap Cutters

CLDS

 •Light duty cutter for strapping up to

 •2/4" x. 023 (19mm x 58mm)

CHDS

 •Heavy duty, for strapping up to

2" x .050 (51mm x 1.27)

CMDS

 •Medium duty for strapping up to

 •1-1/4 x .035 (32mm x .89mm)

CHBS16

 •Heavy duty, for strapping up to 2" x  •.065 (51mm x 1.65mm)

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Dispensers

Model TCTL

Cut-to-Length Strap Dispenser

 

 

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 •Accurately cuts 3/8" (10mm) through 2" (51mm) strapping in lengths from 0.10 (2.54mm) to 99.99' (254cm)

 •Automatic operation reduces labor costs and eliminates waste

 •Models for steel and plastic strapping

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HD13 Jumbo

Steel Strapping Dispenser

 

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The HD13 Jumbo Steel Coil Dispenser is designed for the demands of today's high output facilities. The large capacity turntable carries up to three coils, reducing downtime in your plant due to changeovers. With a heavy duty thrust bearing for smooth turntable rotation, and roller chain drive, the HD13 will keep your efficiency high and your packaging costs low.

The HD13 features rugged structural steel frame construction which will withstand the demands of any plant environment. With a high torque 3 phase AC gear motor drive, and a high capacity linear bearing on the tower take-up carriage, this jumbo dispenser will deliver strap evenly to your unitizing equipment. UL and CSA approved electronics can be combined with your systems' shut off switch for maximum safety for plant personnel.

CD12 Jumbo

Plastic Strapping Dispenser

 

 

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The CD12 Strap Dispenser is designed to meet the demands of today's high performance polyester unitizing machines. The versatile drum will hold multiple coil sizes as a standard feature. With an optional easy loading jib and c-hook attachment, the CD12 will handle Jumbo Coils up to 160 lbs. A high torque 3 phase gear motor and V.T. drive ensure smooth drum rotation and high performance strap delivery.

The CD12 features rugged structural steel tower construction which will withstand the demands of any plant environment. High capacity linear bearings on the tower take up carriage ensure that strap will be delivered at whatever speed or tension your system requires. UL and CSA approved electronics can be combined with your system controls for maximum safety for plant workers.

Ergopack

Strap Dispensing Device

The ergonomic strap dispensing device limits worker injury and speeds up your packaging process by feeding polyester and polypropylene strap under your package and back to the operator. This award winning machine allows the operator to dispense strap under pallets, bundles and crates from a standing position. Designed for use with our P320 and P321 battery powered hand tools, this device can help you overcome your packaging bottleneck by eliminating the difficulty of feeding highly flexible plastic strap under packages.

Benefits

 •No power required

 •Reduces injury claims

 •One man operation

 •Only 3 ¼ inch clearance required

 •Easy loading and portability

NM-6

Dispenser for Plastic Strapping

 •Rugged tubular steel frame with tool tray, seal storage compartment and 6" (156mm) rubber tires.

 •Heavy gauge spun steel discs with positive coil braking device

 •For plastic strapping coils with 8" (208mm) face width and 8" (208mm) inside diameter (Available only in Canada)

 

 

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NM-8

Dispenser for Plastic Strapping

 •Rugged tubular steel frame with tool tray, seal storage compartment and 6" (156mm) rubber tires.

 •Heavy gauge spun steel discs with positive coil braking device

 •For plastic strapping coils with 16" (416mm) inside diameter x 6" (156mm) face width

Plastic 100-567 (OSC) 200-24 (RW)

 •Mobile dispenser. Complete with large tool and seal tray, 10" (260mm) wheels, automatic brake, strap payoff on the side

 •Can be used with oscillated wound plastic strapping with 16" x 6" (416mm x 156mm) or 16" x 3" (416mm x 78mm) put up

 

100-5-G Dispenser

Oscillated Wound Steel Strapping

 

 •Portable dispenser for standard oscillated wound steel coils up to 3/4" (19mm) wide

 •Complete with strap guide and tool tray (Available in Canada only)

100-6-G Extra Rugged Dispenser

 Steel Strapping

 •For standard coils of steel strapping

 •Reel type with cantilevered spindle for easy loading. Hand truck style for maneuverability (Available in Canada only)

100-567 (OSC) 200-24 (RW)

 •Mobile dispenser. Complete with large tool and seal tray, 10" (260mm) wheels, automatic brake, strap payoff on the side

 •Can be used with oscillated wound steel strapping with 16" x 6" (416mm x 156mm) or 16" x 3" (416mm x 78mm) put up

100-7-G Horizontal Dispenser

 •Made of heavy gauge steel the spun bucket is bearing-mounted for easy strap payoff

 •Strap payoff is from the inside of the coil

 

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200-21

Ribbon Wound Steel Strapping Dispenser

 •Heavy gauge welded steel frame with hardened steel rollers for smooth coil payoff and longer life.

 •Manually adjustable for strap sizes of 3/4" (19mm), 1-1/4" (32mm) or 2"(52mm)

 •Strap payoff is to the side

200-22

Dual Ribbon Wound Coil Dispenser

 •Holds two ribbon wound coils of either 3/4" (19mm), 1-1/4" (32mm) or 2" (52mm) strap

 •Has foot-operated shear to cut two straps per stroke

 

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SCD12

Steel Strapping Dispenser

The SCD12 Strap Dispenser is designed to meet the demands of today's high performance steel strapping machines. The versatile drum will hold multiple coil sizes as a standard features. With an optional easy loading jib and c-hook attachment, the SCD12 will handle coils up to 100 lbs. A high torque 3 phase gear motor and V.T. drive ensure smooth drum rotation and high performance strap delivery.

The SCD12 features rugged structural steel tower construction which will withstand the demands of any plant environment. High capacity linear bearings on the tower take up carriage ensure that strap will be delivered at whatever speed or tension your system requires. UL and CSA approved electronics can be combined with your system controls for maximum safety for plant workers.

 

 

 

Model HLC-80

Jaws Strapping Cutter

 

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The Model HLC-80, Jaws, processes any waste steel banding, up to 1 1/4" wide, with seals, into three inch pieces to make clean up and recycling fast and easy. High tensile strapping is no problem for this machine.

The HLC-80 has two models, that either mount on a standard open-top drum or stand independently over the drum. The semi-automatic in-feed of this machine is easy to use. Insert one end of the band and Jaws will handle the rest.

The tough 3/4 horsepower overload protected motor and flywheel operate on standard 110-volt power to provide smooth continuous feeding of strapping. As operator safety is a prime concern in the design of Jaws, gloves and safety glasses must be worn at all times, however the chance of injury is small.

Quite simply, Jaws is your best investment for a safe disposal method of waste strapping, saving forklift tires, dumpster space, and the chances of worker injury.

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Hand Tools

Hand Tools for Steel and Plastic Strapping

Chem Stretch distributes a complete line of manual, pneumatic, and battery powered hand tools for steel and plastic strapping. Our comprehensive range provides a tool for every type of user: from light industrial usage with low volumes to high output heavy industry. No matter the industry or application, our sales specialists can recommend a tool that is designed for the unique demands of your products.

 

 

 

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Hand Tools for Plastic

Hand Tools for Steel

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Hand Tools for Plastic

P320

 

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The P320 is an ideal tool for a wide range of vertical and horizontal strapping applications in all industrial sectors. With its rechargeable battery, the P320 has improved handling and portability over conventionally powered strapping tools. The result is greater economy of use, and quicker application of plastic strapping. The advanced friction welding seal technology and adjustment for different strap thicknesses guarantee trouble free performance and high joint efficiency

Advantages

 •Easy strap threading – both straps are inserted into the tool together

 •Thanks to the battery operation, the working range is unlimited

 •Adjustable sealing time allows individual setting for a specific strap quality and size – high seal efficiency is guaranteed.

 •Setting of the tool for a specific strap thickness results in improved tool performance and increased number of strap cycles per battery charge

 •Up to 450 lbs (2000 N) tension

P321

 

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The new battery powered P321 strapping tool model has been especially developed for the application of heavy polyester strapping up to a width of ¾” (19.0 mm) and a thickness of “.041 (1.05 mm). This versatile tool can pull up to 675 lbs (3000N) of tension on industrial applications such as steel or lumber using high quality strapping. Like its’ smaller cousin, the P320, this tools’ 14.4 volt battery and low weigh gives the operator a virtually unlimited working range inside your facility

Advantages

 •Easy strap threading – both straps are inserted into the tool together

 •Adjustable sealing time allows individual setting for a specific strap quality and size – high seal efficiency is guaranteed.

 •Setting of the tool for a specific strap thickness results in improved tool performance and increased number of strap cycles per battery charge.

 •The individual tension adjustment avoids excessive or insufficient strap tension; the loads are perfectly secured with the appropriately tensioned straps.

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P350 Pneumatic Friction Sealing Tool for Polyester Strapping

 

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The P350 Pneumatic friction sealing tool is ideally suited for heavy industrial strapping applications and is particularly suitable for continuous operation under the most demanding conditions. This rugged sealless tool is being used successfully in the Aluminum, Metals, Paper, Lumber, PVC Pipe and Building industries.

This heavy duty tool can pull up to 850 lbs (3780 N) of tension and can handle strap up to 1 ¼ (32mm) wide. The ergonomically arranged tensioning and sealing levers permit a fast operation of the tool and the sealing and cooling time can easily be adjusted with a flat screwdriver for maximum versatility. Single button operation is also available for sealing and tensioning.

P355

 

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The P355 is a pneumatic plastic strapping tool that allows efficient strapping of various types of packages with high strength polyester strapping. This versatile and reliable tool can be used in any industry where polyester strapping is being applied at a fixed station.

Advantages

 •Easy strap threading-both straps are inserted into the tool together.

 •Sealing time, strap tension as well as strap thickness is adjustable, which guarantees a high sealing efficiency.

 •Very silent operation, only approximately 75db

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P403 & 404 Manual Tool for Plastic Strapping

 

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The rugged and versatile P403 Manual tool for plastic strapping is designed for efficient packaging of boxes, pallets, bales and crates with polyester or polypropylene strapping. This lightweight tool uses a metal seal to provide high efficiency joints on high tension strapping, for maximum safety.

Advantages

 •Uses either polypropylene or polyester strapping

 •Heavy duty design and construction

 •High performance and reliability

 •Economical

 •Low Maintenance

Hand Tools for Steel

A3H Pneumatic Sealless Steel Strapping Tool

The ideal strapping tool for a wide variety of standard, vertical and horizontal applications in many industries.

Advantages

 •Simple operation – suitable for strapping of flat packages; reliable, rugged and service friendly.

 •Air-power allows faster and higher strap tension; easy simultaneous loading of both straps.

 •Pneumatic tensioning guarantees even tension of all straps applied.

 •The sealless joint reduces the overall strapping costs by approx. 10% through the elimination of the seals.

 •Thanks to the limited size of the base plate small items may be strapped without any problem.

 •The tool is compact and limited in weight and thus very suitable for a wide variety of applications.

A334 Manual Sealless Steel Strapping Tool

 •The A334 Sealless combination tool is designed to strap heavy flat packages like steel, metals and forest products.

 •This rugged and reliable tool can handle strap thickness up to .031” (0.80 mm) for heavy duty applications.

 •The sealless joint also reduces the overall strapping cost by approximately 10% by eliminating costly seals.

 

 

 

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A335 Manual Sealless Steel Strapping Tool

Features

 •Handy light weight sealless combination tool to strap flat packages (i.e. pallets, bales, crates, cases, various packages) permits a very easy and efficient operation and outperforms other strapping tools by its ruggedness and its high reliability

 •The sealless joint reduces the overall strapping costs by approx. 10 % through the elimination of the seals .

 •Thanks to its weight of 3.9 kg / 8.6 Ibs only, it is very suitable for horizontal applications the consistency of the seal efficiency of the sealless joint is very high and as a general rule it is higher than joints using a separate seal

 

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A337 Manual Sealess Tool with Microlock

An ideal tool for a wide variety of standard, vertical and horizontal applications in practically all industries.

The Advantages

 •The MicroLock sealless system guarantees a maximum of security of the sealless steel strapping joint against unlocking.

 •The tool can handle regular duty and high tensile steel strapping.

 •The tool can handle steel strapping up to a thickness of 0.64mm / .025”/

 •Thanks to the special tensioning system (free wheeling) no loss of strap tension.

 •The sealing mechanism is completely closed.

 •The adjustment of the cutting and sealing depth is simple.

 •The feed wheel and the die and cutter support are easy to change.

A338 Manual Sealless Steel Strapping Tool for High Tension

An ideal tool for horizontal and vertical applications in demanding environments. This tool is also available with a handle for horizontal applications. The A338 is an extremely robust tool that is suitable for applications in the steel, steel processing and non-ferrous metal industries.

The Advantages

 •The special tensioning gear-system allows a high strap tension of up to 1240 lbs (5’500 N) with a limited amount of tensioning effort of only 54lbs (240 N).

 •Handy sealless combination tool to strap flat packages (ie. pallets, bales, crates, cases, various packages).

 •Permits a very easy and efficient operation and outperforms other strapping tools by its ruggedness and its high reliability.

 •The sealless joint reduces the overall strapping costs by approx. 10% through the elimination of the seals.

A380

The A380 tool is the most reliable machine of its kind and is suitable for applications in the steel-non-ferrous metal, forestry and aluminum industries. This is a well proven tool for shift and continuous working applications and provides heavy tension for large packages.

The Advantages

 •Ruggedly designed high performance strapping tool meeting the requirements of the most demanding applications.

 •High reliability reduces down time; easy to service.

 •Easy simultaneous loading of both straps and pneumatic operation increase productivity considerably.

Pneumatic tensioning guarantees even tension of all straps applied.

 •The sealless joint reduces the overall strapping costs by approx. 10% through the elimination of the seats.

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A383 Pneumatic Sealless Combination Steel Strapping Tool

The A383 is a robust, heavy duty strapping machine which is ideally suited for strapping flat packages under high tension. This tool has been especially designed for use on demanding applications in rough environments. The sealless joint provides high joint efficiency which often exceeds joints using a separate seal.

The Advantages

 •Ruggedly designed high performance strapping tool that meets the requirements of demanding applications.

 •High reliability reduces down time.

 •Easy to service.

 •Easy simultaneous loading of both straps and pneumatic operation increase productivity.

 •Pneumatic tensioning guarantees even strap tension for all straps applied.

 •Sealless joint reduces costs by up to 10% by eliminating need for seals.

A384 Pneumatic Sealless Steel Strapping Tool

The A384 is a heavy duty strapping tool that is ideal for a variety of standard, vertical and horizontal applications in practically all industries. The four different tool types offer tension from 495 lbs (2000 N) to 1460 lbs (6500 N) while maintaining an average seal strength of 80%.

Advantages

 •Ideal tool for flat packages

 •High reliability eliminates down time

 •Pneumatic operation offers time savings

 •Air motor allows high and constant strap tension

 •Sealless joint reduces strapping costs by approximately 10% through the elimination of seals

 

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A452 / A461 Pneumatic Pusher Type Steel Strapping Tools

The A452 pneumatic pusher type tensioner and A461 pneumatic sealer are designed to be used together for use on round or irregular shaped objects. These tools are widely used in the metals industry for strapping loads of pipe, beams, steel coils and other large and difficult to strap objects. The A452 tensioner can provide the extremely high tension required for heavy loads of metal, with a maximum tension of 1900 lbs (8500 N). The A461 sealer uses a seal with a double notch upcut seal joint for maximum safety in a one stroke operation.

Advantages-A452

 •Free wheeling system retains tension after tensioning has been completed

 •For safety, the strap tension can be released at any time with the safety button

 •Silent operation and high tensioning speed

 •Light tool is ideal for non stationary applications

Advantages-A461

 •Sealer can be operated with one hand only

 •Seal safety mechanism prevents poor seal joints as a result of faulty operation of the tool

 •Tool is supplied with the handle on a 90 degree angle to the strap or with the handle parallel to the strap

A480 Pneumatic Pusher Type Combination Tool for Steel Strapping

This tool is specially designed for round and small items and is ideal in numerous industries where small, irregular shaped bundles need to be strapped. The A480 has an extremely small base plate which allows it to strap difficult packages at extreme angles.

Advantages

 •Very suitable for strapping bars, bundles, pipes, coils and packages having a small surface.

 •It used for stationary operation the tool may be suspended on a spring-loaded balancer using a suspension bracket.

 

 

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482 Pneumatic Pusher Type Combination Steel Strapping Tool

This pneumatic combination pusher type strapping tool is perfect for mobile or stationary operations in the steel and non-ferrous industries. Its small base plate and low weight make it an ideal tool for mobile application of strapping on irregularly shaped objects.

Advantages

 •Ideal high performance strapping tool for metal products i.e. coils, loads of bars, pipes, bundles, rods and curved or irregularly shaped packages.

 •The perfect double notch upcut joint is accomplished in a single operation.

 •The low weight of the tool allows a mobile operation without any suspension system

 

 

 

A483 Pneumatic Pusher Type Combination Steel Strapping Tool

This proven tool has been designed for use in demanding and rough applications in the steel processing and non-ferrous industries. Its double notch upcut seal joint provides high safety and is ideal for round, curved and irregularly shaped objects.

Advantages

 •The most rugged pusher type strapping tool of its kind for continuous and shift operations demanding a high working reliability.

 •High performance machine with an outstanding record of performance in the steel and non-ferrous industries.

 •The perfect double notch upcut seal joint is accomplished in one operation.

 •Inserting of the strap into the tool is easy since the feed wheel is lifted pneumatically and no operator effort is required.

 •Four different suspension brackets are available allowing the tool to be mounted in any possible suspension position.

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Machine Systems

Strapping Heads

Systems Machines

Automatic Strapping Machines

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Strapping Heads

G9 Heavy Duty Steel Strapping Head

The G9 steel strapping head is one of the most reliable strapping heads on the market for use in the metals industry and on dimensional lumber applications. This powerful head will run a wide range of strap sizes and finishes with a joint efficiency of up to 85% in either a seal or sealless configuration.

Advantages

 •AAR Approved

 •Available in 5/8 to 1 ¼ and .020” to .044” strap sizes (16 to 32mm x .51 to 1.12mm)

 •Hydraulic or Pneumatic configurations

 •250 pcs seal magazine: type 114HM

 •Feed and tension rates from 2.5 fps to 5.9 fps depending on model (.76 to 1.8mps)

 •Tension capability up to 3500lb

 •Control voltage 110v standard, 24v optional

Model M 100 High Tension Steel Strapping Head

 

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Features

 •High strap tension up to 1950lbs (9000 N) adjustable

 •High seal efficiency up to 80%

 •Tensioning system with integrated floating internal mechanism

 •Sealless strap joint

 •Modular feeding and sealing system

 •Long lasting punches and dies

 •Hydraulically powered and controlled

 •Easy integration into automated equipment

 •Easy to change cutting and punching dies

 •Most reliable strapping head available worldwide

 

VK20/VK30 Polyester Strapping Heads

 

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The new VK Series of plastic strapping heads is ideal for today's high tension and high seal joint requirements in cotton, textile, lumber, brick, steel and metal product applications. The VK30 offers higher tension capability and greater strap capacity for use on heavy loads such as lumber and brick. The PLC controls allow high-speed operation with flexible sequence control and adaptability into many diversified applications and head orientations. The VK series features a Direct Drive System which spreads the workload out among three versatile, direct drive motors which are individually optimized to perform specific functions: High speed feed and slack strap take up; final heavy tension; sealer/cam activations.

Advantages

 •Powered Track Assembly -The head portion of the strap track is powered open during the tension cycle, to cleanly release the strap and seal joint onto the load being strapped.

 •High Tension Capability -Allows use of heavy strap for high tension applications which require stress loading of the strap (ie. induced elasticity for heavy polyester strap), resulting in superior retained tension on the product.

 •Heavy Duty Heater - Long life heat seal element stands up to heavy tension applications with excellent joint efficiency of the seal (up to 90%).

 •Electrically Powered - Quiet, clean operation with electrical quick disconnect plug.

 •High Speed Operation - Strap feed and take-up of up to 14ft./sec., (4.3 meters/sec.) results in fast cycle times allowing more production throughput.

VS 11/12 High Performance Electric Steel Strapping Heads

 

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The electric VS12 strapping head combines the most advanced drive and control mechanisms with the latest standards of the proven Titan seal less joint technology and functional modular design.

The drives of the VS11 and VS12 strapping head are equipped with robust electric motors. With the integrated frequency inverters, the head can be used with voltages of 200 to 240V at 50/60Hz. The inverters also control the operation and the output of the motor through programmable parameters.

The VS12 strapping head uses the Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding process already widely used in the automotive industry around the world. The welds are made contact-less by an electric arc under inert gas. A Tungsten electrode strikes the arc, which melts and joins the two overlapped strap parts.

Advantages

 •Achieve up to 90% joint efficiency

 •Fully automated strapping heads

 •Available in sealless and spot weld joint

 •Advanced drive and control mechanisms

 •Proven Technology

 •Reliable and Robust

 •Functional modular designs

 •Suitable for steel, brick and lumber applications

 •Advantages of the spot weld joint

 •Maximum safety through single welds delivering sealing performances of up to 90% of the breaking load of the strap

 •Safe, electronically controlled operation of the electrode.

 •Full penetration welding even in case of corroded and lacquered straps

 •Cold and flat joint, limiting possible damage to the package

 •No transfer of heat onto the package during the welding process

VS31 Steel Strapping Head with Sealless Punched Joint

 

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The VS31 strapping head is ideal for heavy-duty applications requiring extremely high strap tensions and joint efficiencies. In addition, the small case plate allows for the strapping of small packages.

The new safety joint is formed by successive punching. The VS31 3-notch punch joint effectively prevents the strap from reopening. The sealing performance of the joint achieves up to 85% of the breaking load of the strap. The fully automatic VS31 strapping machine is the efficient strapping system for heavy-duty applications in 0.75 inch (19mm), 1 inch (25mm) and 1.25 inch (32mm) strap widths. The VS31 is especially suitable for heavy duty use in the Metals Industry.

VS32 Steel Strapping Head

 

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The VS32 strapping head is ideal for heavy-duty applications requiring extremely high strap tensions and joint efficiencies. In addition, the small case plate allows for the strapping of small packages. The VS32 strapping head is particularly suitable for strapping of steel coils around the circumference or through the eye or on slit coils with low winding height or stacked without wooden layers. It is also widely used on tube bundles with small flat surfaces or tube sections and also on wire bundles and coils

The VS32 strapping head uses the Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding process already widely used in the automotive industry around the world. The welds are made contact-less by an electric arc under inert gas. A Tungsten electrode strikes the arc, which melts and joins the two overlapped strap parts.

Advantages of the spot weld joint

 •Maximum safety through double welds delivering sealing performances of up to 90% of the breaking load of the strap

 •Safe, electronically controlled operation of the electrode

 •Full penetration welding

 •Cold and flat joint, limiting possible damage to the package

 •No transfer of heat onto the package during the welding process

 •Suitable for use with stainless steel strap

Systems Machines

Model SBC-932 Side Seal Strapping Machine

 

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The SBC-932 Automatic Strapping Machines are designed for securing bulk loads of PET or glass bottles as well as, aluminum, steel and composite cans. The SBC-932 utilizes a heat seal method to weld the strap together, providing reliable, uniform and high strength seal joints. The heavy duty heat knife has a life of 200,000 plus cycles. The reliable VK 20 strapping head automatically indexes up to 14” to the load side to assure tight, secure and accurate strap replacement. This rugged strapping head is designed to be maintenance friendly and to ensure low cost operation. All functions are PLC controlled to tie into existing conveyor and production systems.

SCU8 Unitizer

 

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Designed for the demands of the corrugated industry, the SCU8 produces securely unitized corrugated loads to meet your specific requirements. High performance heads and components keep your efficiency high and your packaging costs low.

The SCU8’s framework is built from heavy steel to withstand a lifetime of use in demanding plant environments. The heavy steel platen and reinforced under conveyor supports allow high compression ratios on your corrugated loads.

The versatile hydraulic compression system allows you to choose the compression that suits your particular packaging requirements. Our standard model offers compression up to 8000 lbs, with higher levels available as an option. The SCU8 comes equipped with the VK20 strapping head, which offers the offers you the flexibility to use polyester or polypropylene strap in 1/2” to 5/8” gauges with only minor onsite adjustments. The user-friendly programmable controllers are state-of-the-art and provide an O.E.M. system suitable for interfacing with any standard conveyor equipment.

SLP-25 Compression Strapping Machine

Samuel’s standard lumber press offers a rugged modular design that has made it the machine of choice for demanding mill environments. Structural steel tube makes this machine the strongest and heaviest in its class and allows it to resist torsional stresses during compression. The machine can be custom designed to suit your specifications, with up to 25,000 lbs top and side compression available to suit the needs of your product. Automatic bunk carriage magazines and flat fiber edge protector dispensers ensure complete package protection and total automation. Safety warnings, instruction labels, warning tape, top platen safety pins and a service lockout at the control panel ensure the safety of operators and maintenance staff alike. The SLP-25 can be outfitted with a sealess G9 head for steel strapping or a VK30 heat seal head for polyester strapping. This versatile system can be further enhanced by adding a jumbo dispenser to handle 1000lb steel coils or 160 lb jumbo polyester coils. The SLP-25 can also strap panel products with the panel option installed.

Automatic Strapping Machines

RQ-8

 

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The RQ-8 is the most dependable strapping machine yet developed. Its innovative design has been shown to be the most reliable general-purpose strapping machine on the market.

It features easy strap loading, auto re-feed and loop ejection, lubrication free operation and safe dual tensioning. The RQ-8 has the reputation as having the lowest maintenance costs of any strapping machine available.

A wide range of options are available to customize the RQ-8 strapping machines to meet the needs of your application.

Reliability, speed, ease of operation, innovative design, and low maintenance costs make the RQ-8 the most cost effective machine available today.

RQ-8A

 

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The RQ-8A is available in 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 tabletop belt configurations to match various package sizes.

The conveyor speed is variable, up to 29.4 m or 98 feet per minute on standard machines and as an option the speed can be increased to 40 m or 132 feet per minute. An inverter system makes it safe and easy to adjust the belt speed.

The standard RQ-8A allows selection of 0, 1 or 2 straps. Optional automation packages are available to provide a variety of automatic strap placements.

Self-correcting technology vital in fully automatic applications, such as three-time auto re-feed, loop ejection, the integrated, self-diagnostic monitoring system, is standard on all RQ-8A models.

When customer satisfaction depends on reliable operation and low maintenance, the RQ-8A is the perfect choice.

RQ-8Y

 

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The side-seal model RQ-8Y adapts easily to conveyorized automated packaging systems. The compact design of the arch requires only a 76mm or 3" gap in the conveyor. It is easy to slide the RQ-8Y out of the conveyor system when service is required.

Several options are available to make it easy to integrate the RQ-8Y into a conveyor system. An end of cycle interlock signals the conveyor system to restart. Out of strap or cycle error signals warn that the strapping machine requires operator attention.

The RQ-8Y is ideal for heavy products; the weight of the product is on the conveyor, not on the strapping machine. In applications where dirt and dust is a factor, the side-mounted head is also ideal.

RQ-8S

With a miniaturized sealing head 23.5mm wide, the RQ-8S can strap small bundles that other machines simply cannot handle. It is a fast way to securely unitize small bundles of plastic pipe, conduit, aluminum extrusions, wood molding, dowels, metal rod or any other bundle as small as 50mm or 2" wide.

With many of the features found on the RQ-8, including easy strap loading, lubrication free operation and safe dual tensioning, the RQ-8S is a unique machine for strapping small bundles.

RQ-8IR2

 

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The RQ-8IR2 is compact, with the coil located inside the machine. It takes up the space of a string tyer. The RQ-8IR2 is designed for graphic arts, magazine and newspaper distribution and the direct mail industry. It runs inexpensive 5mm, 6mm or 9mm strapping.

Mail flats easily fit into the 650mm (27") wide by 400mm (16") high arch. The angled sides of the RQ-8IR2 arch support the sides of mail trays during strapping.

With the addition of a programmable photocell, the operator is free to use both hands on the package and can apply one or two straps without using a hand switch or foot pedal.

RQ-8LS

 

When your applications require a low conveyor height and a bottom seal strapping machine, the RQ-8 low table models are the perfect machines. With a cabinet height of only 432mm or 17", the RQ-8L is unique. Unlike side-seal machines, the package does not have to be shifted against the sealing head.

Products longer than approx. 914mm or 36" can be strapped automatically by interlocking a standard RQ-8L to adjacent powered conveyor. For shorter packages, the RQ-8L can be built with the powered belt tabletops and automation features of the RQ-8A series.

The RQ-8LS, shown above, has a separate pool box and dispenser. The RQ-8LD has a connected pool box and dispenser.

RQ-CR/FB & RQ-CR/FR

The reliability, speed, ease of operation and low maintenance costs of the RQ-8 strapping machines are now available on a bundling machine designed specifically for the corrugated industry.

The RQ-8CR/FB features a high cycle speed, easy strap loading, auto re-feed and loop ejection, lubrication free operation and safe dual tensioning. It incorporates a 1650mm x 500mm (65" x 20") arch, top compression, variable speed conveyor and runs 5mm or 6mm (1/4") strap to facilitate the requirements of corrugated container production.

For production settings with high output requirements, the RQ-CR/FB is now available with a dual strap dispenser and automatic strap coil transfer system. This newly developed system is designed to prevent any costly production stoppages due to strap coil changes.

The model RQ-8CR is also available with a driven roller conveyor table. The driven roller version, Model RQ-8CR/FR, shares the same robust design and performance enhancing features of the RQ-8CR/FB with the added flexibility of a powered roller bed.

RQ-8Y/PLT

Designed to speed the placement and tensioning of strap around palletized products, the RQ-8Y/PLT can cut the time it takes to strap pallets in half when compared to hand tools. The RQ-8Y/PLT is recommended for applications where automated equipment is too expensive or impractical and hand tools are too slow.

The strapping process is simple and easy. Simply position the track inside the pallet void by moving the machine on the easy rolling casters, push the feed button and insert the end of the strap in the top of the RQ-8Y/PLT. The RQ-8Y/PLT feeds the strap down to the head, tensions, seals, cuts and releases the strap.

With a torque tension system, the RQ-8Y/PLT achieves the consistent high tension required to pull together columns of boxes on a pallet.

As an option, the machine can be modified to use polyester strap.

RQ-8MP

The RQ-8MP series machines bring the speed and performance of RQ-8 into poultry and meat processing industry. The fully enclosed cabinet made of stainless steel protects the components from water and wash-down spray. The bottom of the cabinet is reinforced to provide extra protection where moisture exposure is greatest.

The RQ-8MP can be built with the powered belt tabletops and automation features of the RQ-8A series.

RQ-8ARCS

The RQ-8ARCS is equipped with a device which turns the package by 90 degrees. This model is suitable for a certain type of cross-strapping application.

AQ-7

 

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The AQ-7 is a budget version of the RQ-8 strapping machine with the ability to reliably run 5mm and 6mm strapping, assuring perfect strap placement and alignment.

Consistent tension is applied with a tension arm system. The AQ-7 features the same lubrication free operation as the RQ-8. Using cost efficient 3-phase power, the motors run only when necessary.

Capable of 27 straps per minute, the AQ-7 offers proven reliability and durability at an affordable price.

AQ-7M

In the moisture-laden environments of poultry, meat and seafood processing the corrosion free AQ-7M is the most durable strapping machine available.

All the parts on the AQ-7M are made of stainless steel or waterproof materials. The fully enclosed cabinet protects the components from water and wash?down spray. The bottom of the cabinet is reinforced to provide extra protection where moisture exposure is greatest. An internal heat lamp assists in evaporating whatever moisture accumulates inside the machine. The sealing head is side mounted to protect it from moisture and residue.

The AQ-7M can strap boxes as small as 80mm or 3 1/8" high. The roller table height is adjustable and can be removed to fit the AQ-7M into an existing conveyor system.

Tension arm system on the AQ-7M assures positive and accurate tensioning of damp strapping.

JK-5

Strapack's new affordable JK-5 is designed to bring the productivity, speed, and ergonomics of arch strapping machines to those who have wanted an arch machine but have not been able to justify the cost.

With 110 Volt power supply, parts- and labor-free strap width adjustment from 5mm to 5/8", up to 27 strap per minute speed, auto re-feed, loop ejection, a patented strap dispensing system, and small footprint, the JK-5 can be used virtually anywhere.

At an affordable price, UPS & FedEx shippers, first class mailers, small to medium size manufacturing concerns, and those customers that must have a strapping machine at multiple workstations, can afford to own the JK-5.

Semi-Automatic Strapping Machines

JK-2

The innovative JK-2 is Strapack's latest and most modern semi-automatic strapping machine. Designed and manufactured based on customer needs and opinions expressed over Strapack's extensive history of manufacturing quality strapping machines, the JK-2 guarantees satisfaction in various types of applications.

JK-2's innovative new features include feed length memory, adjustable table height, easy strap width conversion, capability of soft tension and replacement parts free reel brake.

D-52

Utilizing two DC direct drives, D-52 was the first belt-less tabletop strapping machine. The D-53 is the second-generation version of this design from Strapack. The microprocessor has been upgraded to improve tension control.

Tension is applied with a steel wheel allowing application of high tension without scuffing the strap. Tension is easily adjusted from 4.4 lbs to 100 lbs making the D53 a versatile strapping machine.

D-53PLT

The D-53PLT is designed to economically and quickly strap most kinds of pallets and skids using standard or heavier polypropylene strapping.

The D-53PLT can cut the time it takes to strap pallets up to by 2/3 when compared to hand tools. Its simple operation entails pushing the track into the pallet void, pressing a button to feed the strap, and inserting the tip of the strap in the machine - and within 2 seconds your strap operation is completed.

The D-53PLT's unique design enables to strap pallets as low as 350mm or 14".

Arch track is retractable with a hand-crank. The height of the track is also adjustable to two positions depending on the type of the pallet or size of its void.

For edge protection insertion, the manual mode can be selected to control strap completion.

A battery option makes the D-53PLT cordless. Without being tethered to a power cord, the D-53PLT can be easily moved from pallet to pallet.

D-53RS

The D-53RS is a side-seal version of D-53 especially designed to strap donut-shaped bundles such as tires, wires, tubes and hoses. The two supporting bars rotate, making it easy to position the bundle with little effort. The strap feeding buttons are located on the both sides of the machine to enable easy operation from either side.

D-53LB

The D-53LB is a low table version of D-53. Safe operation is assured as heavy parcels can be strapped easily while keeping lifting effort at a minimum.

D-53NA

The D-53NA is a narrow table version of

D-53. Even with a full-size strap reel, the D-53NA's space saving design maximizes the efficient use of a limited space.

D-53

The D-53 Desk Top is one of the most compact semi-automatic machines. It can be used to strap small bundles of cards, bills, etc. without damaging the product.

D-53HE

The D-53HE is designed to quickly and economically apply horizontal straps to palletized goods and "Gaylord" boxes where automated equipment is too expensive, and hand tools or buckles are too time consuming and cumbersome.

Strapping height is quickly adjusted through the easily operated counterbalance that moves smoothly and effortlessly to the desired strap location.

The innovative pendant switch allows operation of the machine from either side of the load while enabling the operator to control the feeding, tensioning, and sealing of the strap with one hand. Operator control makes positioning of the strap and/or the placement of corner protection an easy task.

The D-53HE is an ergonomic and inexpensive solution to the labor intensive placement of horizontal straps.

The new version of this model now offers a wider strapping range of 170mm to 2200mm. Like the D-53PLT, the HE model is available with a battery option.

D-53Y

The  is a new addition to the D-53 series. A side seal semi-automatic strapping machine is used in extremely hostile environments where moisture and debris would damage a conventional tabletop machine.

Designed for the food, lumber, brick and tile industries, the body is coated with rust resistant paint. Internal components are standard as found on the D-53Y. The strap dispenser is located on top of the machine to protect the strap in the harsh environments.

*D-53Y replaces S-661YX along with the discontinued production of S-669 series.

D-53M

D-53M employs the same strapping head as the D-53. The D-53 body is primarily constructed from stainless steel. The internal components are made of stainless steel or steel with a rust resistant coating. The strap dispenser is located on top of the machine to protect the strap in the wet and harsh environments.

The D-53M is the perfect machine for low volume applications in the meat and seafood industry.

 

*D-53M replaces S-661MX along with the discontinued production of S-669 series.

Strapping Systems

SAP7-OLHE

The SAP7-OLHE is designed to strap pallet loads horizontally. Each unit is made to order according to the required specifications in each application.

Elevating component ensures that strap is applied at precise predetermined positions. Horizontal strapping prevents deformation of pallet load and provides safety during handling and transportation.

SAP7-OLAO

The SAP7-OLAO is designed to strap pallet loads vertically. Each unit is made to order according to the required specifications in each application.

Arch unit opens and penetrates through pallet voids. Vertical straps secure load to pallet without restricting forklift access.

RQ-8RS

The RQ-8RS series machines are equipped with open-close arch structure which makes it possible to strap long objects (e.g. lumber) from the side or to strap donut-shaped objects such bundles of tires, hoses, tubes, wires and tapes through the center.

Multiple machines can be synchronized to apply the desired number of straps simultaneously speeding production.

RQ-8DS

The ease of operation, high speed operation, and minimal maintenance costs of the RQ-8 strapping machine is now available with in a tandem head configuration. This double-strapping head configuration can be operated independently or programmed to cycle with the synchronization needed for high volume product movement.

The built-in head redundancy allows production to continue when one system has been removed for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance.

SAP-7OLUD22

Cradle mounted strapping heads provide easy and safe access for servicing.

An optional third strapping head can be ordered with the machine or easily upgraded in-plant later to the two standard, high tension strapping heads that are mounted originally. The high tension sealing heads are capable of up to 200kgf (440lbsf) strap tension. Hydraulic compression up to 22,000 lbs. provides more level, stable loads.

A touch-pad operation panel provides simple operation.

Available with an internal turntable and powered roller conveyors.

*This model name is subject to change.

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