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If you're in the business of purchasing or selling baling wire, it's important to know the history of your product. Baling wire has come a long way since its inception and has played an important role in the evolution of...

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Commingled Recycling: Cardboard, Shredded Paper, Aluminum, Scrap Metal, and Plastic

Recycling is one of the most effective ways to reduce environmental waste. Sorting your recycling correctly is just as crucial in order for it to be recycled properly. Unfortunately, with all the different types of recyclables out there, it can...

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Why Steel Strapping is Painted, Waxed, Rolled and De-Burred

Steel strapping is a necessary part of the baling wire and strapping industry. It is used to secure products together and must be strong enough to withstand significant pressure. That's why steel strapping is painted, waxed, rolled, and deburred before...

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Why Carbon Count in Steel Wire Matters

January 1, 1970 | Vulcan, Inc.
Why Carbon Count in Steel Wire Matters

In the steel industry, steel is most often categorized based on how much carbon it contains. When there’s an increased amount of carbon content, the steel becomes harder and stronger. However, there has to be a proper balance – the...

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What Happens to Old Baling Wire?

January 1, 1970 | Vulcan, Inc.

It’s unlikely that you are aware that baling wire is an essential part of the recycling industry. Bale ties are used to tie down bales of recyclable material in a safe and neat manner. Without baling wire, the entire recycling...

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How to Measure Wire Gauge: The Ultimate Guide

January 1, 1970 | Vulcan, Inc.
How to Measure Wire Gauge: The Ultimate Guide

When it comes to wires, size matters.  The word “gauge” refers to the size of a wire, and how it is measured. For electrical wires, the gauge will determine the amount of current that can safely run through the wires....

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The Best Plastic Banding Tools

January 1, 1970 | Vulcan, Inc.
The Best Plastic Banding Tools

When it comes to managing your warehouse and shipping products, there are so many seemingly small elements involved. One thing that deserves more attention is wisely choosing the correct plastic banding tools. Warehouses that purchase the optimal banding tools quickly...

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How to Use a Banding Tool

January 1, 1970 | Vulcan, Inc.
How to Use a Banding Tool

When shipping bulk items, it’s important to secure them in place during transit. With that in mind, the question “How do you use a banding tool?” has been posed to us. This blog post will cover all the information you...

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Why Use 11 Gauge Baling Wire?

January 1, 1970 | Vulcan, Inc.
Why Use 11 Gauge Baling Wire?

When it comes to choosing what type of baling wire you want to use for your product, there are a variety of important elements you want to consider. One of the most important ones is the gauge of the wire....

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Why Recycling Baling Wire Is So Important

January 1, 1970 | Vulcan, Inc.
Why Recycling Baling Wire Is So Important

Baling wire is essential when it comes to the waste recycling industry as they securely transport bales to recycling facilities. Due to the trash recycling industries are dealing with such a wide variety of different amounts of raw materials, so...

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Baler History: The Importance of Wire Consistency

Baler History: The Importance of Wire Consistency

If you're in the business of purchasing or selling baling wire, it's important to know the history of your product. Baling wire has come a long way since its inception...

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Commingled Recycling: Cardboard, Shredded Paper, Aluminum, Scrap Metal, and Plastic

Commingled Recycling: Cardboard, Shredded Paper, Aluminum, Scrap Metal, and Plastic

Recycling is one of the most effective ways to reduce environmental waste. Sorting your recycling correctly is just as crucial in order for it to be recycled properly. Unfortunately, with...

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Why Steel Strapping is Painted, Waxed, Rolled and De-Burred

Why Steel Strapping is Painted, Waxed, Rolled and De-Burred

Steel strapping is a necessary part of the baling wire and strapping industry. It is used to secure products together and must be strong enough to withstand significant pressure. That's...

Know More

Why Carbon Count in Steel Wire Matters

Why Carbon Count in Steel Wire Matters

In the steel industry, steel is most often categorized based on how much carbon it contains. When there’s an increased amount of carbon content, the steel becomes harder and stronger....

Know More

What Happens to Old Baling Wire?

What Happens to Old Baling Wire?

It’s unlikely that you are aware that baling wire is an essential part of the recycling industry. Bale ties are used to tie down bales of recyclable material in a...

Know More

How to Measure Wire Gauge: The Ultimate Guide

How to Measure Wire Gauge: The Ultimate Guide

When it comes to wires, size matters.  The word “gauge” refers to the size of a wire, and how it is measured. For electrical wires, the gauge will determine the...

Know More

The Best Plastic Banding Tools

The Best Plastic Banding Tools

When it comes to managing your warehouse and shipping products, there are so many seemingly small elements involved. One thing that deserves more attention is wisely choosing the correct plastic...

Know More

How to Use a Banding Tool

How to Use a Banding Tool

When shipping bulk items, it’s important to secure them in place during transit. With that in mind, the question “How do you use a banding tool?” has been posed to...

Know More

Why Use 11 Gauge Baling Wire?

Why Use 11 Gauge Baling Wire?

When it comes to choosing what type of baling wire you want to use for your product, there are a variety of important elements you want to consider. One of...

Know More

Why Recycling Baling Wire Is So Important

Why Recycling Baling Wire Is So Important

Baling wire is essential when it comes to the waste recycling industry as they securely transport bales to recycling facilities. Due to the trash recycling industries are dealing with such...

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