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Essential Applications: Securing Fire Barrier in Colorado's New VA Hospital

September 27. 2021 | Essential Applications

The new Rocky Mountain Regional VA Hospital in Aurora, Colorado is being built with pneumatic trash and linen transport systems to move standard garbage and dirty linens like gowns, scrubs, and bedsheets from various areas of the hospital to the proper processing centers automatically. For safety, the transport systems are wrapped in fire barrier material. While a less common use of our bands, the contractor installing the systems choose BAND-IT banding and buckles to secure the fire barrier. 

ID-Tag Imprinter Obsolescence

September 01. 2021 | Product News

BAND-IT is obsoleting ID Tag Imprinters on September 1st, 2021. The parts are available in limited quantities until the obsolescence date. 

The New CP4000-D Cordless Tool for Center Punch Clamps

August 02. 2021

Install Center Punch Clamps with the Convenience of a Power Tool and the Portability of a Hand Tool

The CP4000-D for center punch clamps joins the Ultra-Lok UL4000-D tool to launch the 4000-D tool platform. 

BAND-IT is the Trusted Fastening Solution at Denver’s Airports Then and Now

June 24. 2021

Sure BAND-IT started serving the hose market in 1937, but what you might not know is that even early on our bands solved critical joining problems in other industries as well. In fact, BAND-IT products were used in a unique way at Stapleton International Airport, Denver’s first international airport, and today are used in its successor, Denver International Airport in both common and one-of-a-kind applications. 

Maximum Diameter Reduction of BAND-IT Clamps Reduces Inventory for Pole Mounting Applications

June 02. 2021

There is a wide variety of pole mounting options on the market today, but the variable diameter reduction of BAND-IT clamps means that one band clamp can safely and securely create a permanent joint between your sign or equipment box and the pole or tower, regardless of the exact pole size.

IDEX Welcomes Donald Sweeney as President, BAND-IT

May 10. 2021

May 10, 2021 IDEX announced the appointment of Donald Sweeney as President of BAND-IT. Donald's career began in sales at Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a company with many operational similarities to IDEX. Twelve years at ITW led to a variety of leadership roles at Marmon Holdings, including Penn Machine Company, Prince Castle, and Marmon Foodservice Technologies.

1/4" ULTRA-LOK® Tie Product Change Announcement

May 04. 2021

Due to rapid changes in the steel market, 201 stainless steel ULTRA-LOK® ties (1/4" width bands) will transition to 304 stainless steel beginning June 4th, 2021. There are no dimensional changes to these products, only an upgrade in alloy. In addition, our internal test shows no change in loop tensile performance with the new material.

In Partnership with Technomark, BAND-IT Adds Engraving to its Identification Solutions

May 03. 2021

While BAND-IT's colored bands and ID tags have been used for identification applications for many years, only recently did we have a turn-key solution for marking, etching, or engraving the bands themselves that would match the durability and lifespan BAND-IT customers rely on. 

Constraints in the Steel Market

April 13. 2021

In the last few weeks an increasing number of our customers and distributors have been asking about the constraints in the steel market and if those changes to the market landscape will be affecting our production lead times. Read on to learn about this market shift and BAND-IT's proactive approach. 

Pole Mounting for Wireless Communications Equipment

April 01. 2021 | Essential Applications

The real flexibility of BAND-IT pole mounting solutions is seen in the various mounting types utilized in the rollout of 5G mobile communications infrastructure. From attaching equipment to streetlight poles, utility poles, new monopole attenae, or traditional tower applications, BAND-IT bands, buckles, and installations tools are just the solution installers need.