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Steel Strapping Tools

Vulcan Wire offers a selection of steel strapping tools to help you handle the various demands of your day to day business. There are a variety of tools available for both regular- and heavy-duty applications. Manual tools may include a tensioner, sealer, strap cutter, and dispenser. For greater efficiency and high-volume needs, combo tools are also available.

Note that tools are available for strap sizes up to 2”, and they are sold to specifically match the strap size, seal type, and application. Be sure to order the appropriate size for your needs. As always, if you aren’t sure which product is right for you, feel free to contact us directly for assistance.


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Steel Strapping Tensioner

Steel strapping is of no use if it is not tight around the pallet or any other item that it is being used to contain. Through the use of a manual strapping tensioner, you can quickly and easily tighten your straps.

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TYPE LOAD TYPE STRAP WIDTH STRAP THICKNESS DESCRIPTION
INCH
TENSIONER FLAT 3/8 – 3/4 .018 – .023 LIGHT DUTY FEEDWHEEL
.018 – .025 MED DUTY FEEDWHEEL
3/4 – 11/4 .025 – .035 HD FEEDWHEEL
.025 – .035 HD WINDLASS
IRREGULAR 5/8 – 11/4 .023 – .035 HD PUSHER FEEDWHEEL
.023 – .035 HD PUSHER RACK

Steel Strapping Sealer

Once steel straps have been tightened, they need to be sealed in order to maintain the tension that has been placed in the straps. With a sealer on hand, this is an easy job. Simply load the seal on the strap, secure the seal with the tool, and move on to the next one.

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TYPE LOAD TYPE STRAP WIDTH STRAP THICKNESS DESCRIPTION
INCH
SEALER OPEN SEAL 3/8 – 3/4 .015 – .023 REG DUTY DOUBLE NOTCH FRONT
1/2 – 3/4 .025 – .031 HD DOUBLE NOTCH FRONT
3/4 – 1 1/4 .025 – .035 HD DOUBLE REVERSE NOTCH SIDE
CLOSED SEAL 3/8 – 3/4 .015 – .023 REG DUTY SINGLE REV. NOTCH FRONT
3/4 – 1 1/4 .025 – .035 HD SINGLE REVERSE NOTCH SIDE
3/4 – 1 1/4 .025 – .035 HD DOUBLE REVERSE NOTCH SIDE

Steel Strap Cutter

As the name would indicate, a strap cutter is the perfect tool to trim up your strap to an appropriate length after it has been sealed. Vulcan Wire offers both single-hand and two-hand cutters, depending on the size of the straps that need to be cut.

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TYPE LOAD TYPE STRAP WIDTH STRAP THICKNESS DESCRIPTION
INCH
CUTTER SINGLE HAND 3/8 – 3/4 UP TO .028 REG DUTY SHEARS
3/8 – 1 1/4 UP TO .031 MED DUTY SHEARS
TWO HAND 3/4 – 2″ UP TO .044 HD SHEARS

Combo Tool

To improve your efficiency when using strapping, consider a combo tool, which is able to roll three jobs into a single device. Our combo tool can add tension to the strap, crimp it closed, and cut the excess strapping. Tools are available that do not need seals.

TYPE LOAD TYPE STRAP WIDTH STRAP THICKNESS DESCRIPTION
INCH
COMBO NO SEALS 1/2 -3/4 .015 – .025 MANUAL TRIPLE NOTCH SEALLESS

Steel Strapping Cart

A strapping cart is a great way to keep both your strapping and the assorted tools that go with it all together in a convenient, portable manner.

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TYPE LOAD TYPE STRAP WIDTH STRAP THICKNESS DESCRIPTION
INCH
CART OSCILLATED 3/8 – 3/4 .015 – .023 REG DUTY – 8″ & 16″ CORE
1/2 – 3/4 .020 – .031 STRAP TROLLER – 16″ CORE
RIBBON 3/4 – 2″ .029 – .044 STRAP TROLLER – 16″ CORE

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At Vulcan Wire, we take pride in offering only high-quality products to our customers, and we provide service to match. Contact us today to build your steel strapping tool kit!

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