January 15. 2020 | Joining Solutions, Product News
At BAND-IT, we take pride in the performance of our fastening solutions. Clamps such as Tie-lok® Ties, JR® Clamps and Dual-Lokt® clamps are used worldwide in highly critical applications with a high cost of failure, so keeping track of clamp performance is imperative.
To ensure optimal performance, we measure and keep track of several forces before, during and after clamping. In this article we’ll talk about two of the most important forces and why we use them.
December 20. 2019 | Product News
Part of the BAND-IT Ultra-Lok® system, the UL4000-D cordless tool is ideal for mobile installation of bands in the shop or out in the field. For new users, training on the UL4000-D takes just a few minutes. For those familiar with the tool, we offer some tips to operate the tool like a pro and avoid some of the common issues new users encounter:
• Overcoming stroke limitations
• Increasing gripper life
• Reducing band jamming
October 01. 2019 | Joining Solutions
If your application is frequently exposed to atmospheric elements such as temperature fluctuations, vibration and corrosion, read on for our comparison of some of the most popular joining solutions.
September 18. 2019 | Joining Solutions
When attaching objects together with metal banding products, the size and variation of the objects often determines the type of attachment clamps. Variation in the circumference of the object or installation process can cause some attachment methods to increase the number of SKU’s (stock keeping unit) required and thus increasing the complexity of the operations. The amount of diameter reduction available can also drastically increase the number of SKU’s for operators and production processes.
August 22. 2019 | Product News
BAND-IT describes its products as being "Essentially Everywhere" and that held true for Inside Sales Rep Jakub, who noticed a surprising amount of BAND-IT Bands in use in just one block of his neighborhood in Arvada, Colorado.
May 30. 2019 | Joining Solutions, Product News
BAND-IT’s Tie-Lok® ties have been trusted by Exhaust Manufacturers to attach heat shields to exhaust pipes for decades. Durability, consistency and strength are some of the benefits of using BAND-IT clamps. They are also easy to install, as demonstrated in the video.
April 09. 2019 | Product News
After numerous customer requests for laser engraving, BAND-IT partnered with TECHNOMARK North America to provide a laser marking solution for permanent identification of BAND-IT metal ID bands in a high-volume production environment. How can our team solve your custom identification need? Contact Us.
For more information about laser etching, visit TECHNOMARK's Website
February 07. 2019 | Product News
During recent inspection of the bridge, construction officials determined there are more than 24,000 BAND-IT bands and buckles, equating to roughly 20 miles of stainless steel banding currently installed on the bridge. Each band will be replaced as part of the rehabilitation project.
December 14. 2018 | Corporate Social Responsibility
In celebration of the holidays, the BAND-IT team cooked dinner for guests of the Ronald McDonald House of Denver, including grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, and everyone's favorite green bean casserole.