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Essential Applications: Fire Sleeving in Jet Engines

June 25. 2020

The BAND-IT JS clamp was selected to secure fire sleeving in place for jet engines because of its proven ability to handle extreme heat, extreme cold, and the vibration of the aircraft. The result is a consistent tension on the clamp and a sleeve that doesn’t loosen or slip during flight.

Essential Applications: Subsea Piggy Back Blocks

June 18. 2020

Stainless Steel bands are used to secure the blocks onto a pipeline during installation and the blocks then allow secondary lines to be laid at the same time while maintaining position. Subsea companies depend on the consistency and strength of BAND-IT products for their harsh duty lifespan in salt water environments.

COVID-19 Tool Sanitation Information

June 15. 2020

BAND-IT Tool Cleaning and Sanitation Recommendations to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, BAND-IT recommends tools be cleaned and disinfected at 
the beginning and end of a shift as well as when tools are shared between operators. If the tool is greasy or heavily soiled, clean using a mild soap and water before disinfecting with a diluted 
solution of water and bleach. 

Essential Applications: Next Gen Vehicle Cable Solutions

June 12. 2020

Vehicle manufacturers use a quick connector and wire mesh shield to minimize the effects of Electromagnetic Interference.  With previous solutions, the wire mesh could bunch or gather in one area creating an inconsistent installation.  The reduced diameter clamp from BAND-IT can minimize the effects and provide a tight fit with a single SKU.

Essential Applications: EMI Cable Ties For Spacecraft

June 04. 2020

BAND-IT EMI cable ties have been designed for the most critical applications, including Mars rovers, the International Space Station, and its supply rockets and crew capsules. BAND-IT’s line of EMI termination ties are the industry standard in wire harness shielding and meet the harshest military specification requirements.

Essential Applications: Sign and Signal Mounting

May 29. 2020

In high theft or storm prone municipalities, BAND-IT Band and Buckle are replacing U-Bolts for theft deterrence and wind resistance. The other benefit to municipalities is that bands are cut to size, meaning the same roll of band can be applied on a wide variety of pole sizes and shapes reducing SKUs and inventory.

Essential Applications: Solar Farms Replace Nylon Ties with Metal

May 21. 2020

Essential. Everywhere. Together. 

Several installers of solar farms looked to BAND-IT for a better solution that would match the lifespan of the photovoltaic panels and replaced nylon ties with Ball-Lok ties in their cable management.

Essential Applications: Protecting Servicemembers with Mine Field Clearing Devices

May 14. 2020

Essential. Everywhere. Together. 

Smooth profile clamps from BAND-IT secure the explosive cord in mission-critical military device protecting our Servicemembers

Essential Applications: Pulp and Paper Drum Filters

May 06. 2020

Essential. Everywhere. Together. 

BAND-IT’s products are used in a number of critical applications in the industries defined as “essential” by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) including health care, agriculture, and defense.

For example, our 317L Stainless Steel banding is used in the pulp and paper industry to secure membrane filters on rotary drum filtration machines. 

Statement on the Coronavirus

March 16. 2020

Currently we are open and shipping product, but as this is a dynamic situation, that could change. In addition, we are working with our suppliers, logistics partners, and local government to understand and limit potential disruptions within our business.  BAND-IT will be transitioning to a reduced shipping schedule starting April 13th, shipping product Tuesday – Friday. 

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