February 25. 2021 | Essential Applications
When choosing your equipment hanging method for wireless infrastructure projects, think of BAND-IT for your mounting solutions. Our band and buckle systems have been used for years in pole mounting applications for traditional telecom, signage, and municipal applications. But with so many options how do customers choose the right band for their application? And what is the advantage of single vs double wrap?
January 15. 2021 | Essential Applications
BAND-IT has two options for securing hose sleeving in industrial applications: Junior® Smooth ID preformed clamp and Tie-Lok® preformed tie. Both are designed to withstand harsh duty hydraulic hose sleeving applications.
October 29. 2020 | Essential Applications
A common OSHA violation for many manufacturing and construction sites involves the improper repair of compressed air hoses with worm gear clamps. Read on to find out how the BAND-IT JS Clamp is the OSHA compliant hose clamp you should be using.
October 29. 2020 | Product News
The Updated IT1000-C Tool Features Increased Maintenance Cycle Times, Standard IT Series Wear Parts, and a Reduced Overall Cost of Ownership
The IT1000-C is the tool of choice for installing the 1/4” width TIE-LOK band system providing a consistent, accurate install of the BAND-IT TIE-LOK band.
October 09. 2020 | Essential Applications
Stainless Steel Bands and Seals are used to secure the two halves of the cylindrical VIV Suppression Strakes around the tubulars as they are being introduced to the sea. The strakes are critical to disrupt the VIV (Vortex-Induced Vibration) of the sea’s current across the tubulars and increase their life span. If the bands failed, this would cause complex repairs and potential costly damage to the tubulars.
September 17. 2020 | Essential Applications
An industrial equipment manufacturer previously used bolt clamps and welds to connect an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Cooler to its mounting bracket, but an EGR is subject to extreme temperature changes, vibration from the engine and moving vehicle, as well as exposure to corrosive environments. To ensure the EGR Cooler stayed in place, they turned to BAND-IT for a solution...
August 12. 2020 | Essential Applications
Two ULTRA-LOK bands wrap the hose and fitting and are tensioned with the hand-held, battery operated UL4000-D, allowing flexibility in installation – from field to factory. The tool provides consistent tension on each band resulting in a leak-free connection. For this customer, repairing the hoses in the field cuts down on costs and waste from discarded hoses, something he just couldn’t do with crimp ferrlues.
July 16. 2020 | Essential Applications
Railway brake lines activate the brakes on loss of air pressure, but failure of one hose can cripple an entire train, or worse, an entire route.