Importance of Banding When It Comes to Packaging

Written by Small Business Tips. Posted in Sign banding, Stainless steel banding, Tools

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Banding is one of the most effective packaging solutions widely used across industries including food, beverages, and pharmaceuticals sector. Although there are other types of strapping products available on the market, steel strapping has continued to grow due to its sustainability and the ability to generate a positive ROI in product packaging.

There are three types of steel straps, and they include stainless steel straps, carbon steel and the fully galvanized steel banding. Their tensile strengths mainly differentiate them, and their application will depend on various factors including packaging cost and the nature of the product being secured.

For instance, high tensile metal strapping made using carbon alloys are hard, forming brittl

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding a Spindle Centering Tool

Written by Small Business Tips. Posted in End mil bit, Mowidec tt, Tools

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Having you heard of the Mowidec TT? If you work in the metalworking industry you probably have. The Mowidec TT is a spindle centering tool that improves the accuracy and precision while using an automatic lathe.

What is a Mowidec TT?
While working with an automatic lathe, the need arises to re-center the spindles anytime the setting or setup is changed. If the operator re-centers the spindles manually, it’s very difficult to be accurate, making the tools wear out quickly. It’s so difficult to re-center spindles, that many operaters just neglect doing it altogether (which creates its own set of problems).