Posts by Omnituff

Silica Gel Desiccants and VCIs: Are They Both Different?

People often confuse Silica Gel desiccants with VCIs (Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor). In truth, a desiccant is a type of corrosion inhibitor, using similar technology as VCI paper, plastics, and breathers. Both are used to prevent corrosion during shipping and storage. The chemistries of both, however, work differently. Depending on the application, environment, and length of…

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Omni-tuff Strapping vs Steel Strapping

With any commercial or industrial manufacturer, supplier, and vendor, we all know the need for strong strapping to hold loads in place securely. This is prevalent primarily when transporting materials like timber and steel on flatbeds and other vehicles. The retain and restrain industry sells a wide range of strapping materials, from steel, nylon, rubber,…

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PET Strap: What Do You Know About It?

Strapping, in general, is the most common means of packaging, bundling, and storing in the packaging, logistics, and delivery industries. There are many types of strapping products available. PET Strap, or polythene terephthalate material strapping, is just one of these products and is one of the most durable and most proven strapping materials.   PET…

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The Steady Emergence and Rise of the Steel Pallet

Wood has been the main material used for pallets since before the turn of the 20th century because of its affordable cost. But, by the middle of the first decade of the 21st century, the steel pallet has emerged and is steadily rising in use with many industries, particularly with storage and shipping because of…

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Pallet Cages are the Perfect Choice for Logistics and Delivery

In warehousing management, logistics and delivery are critical and must be handled with utmost efficiency and effectivity. Effective management of logistics and deliveries is an essential part of the growth and development of any company’s warehouse. This is why it is highly crucial that a company choose a proper storage container such as pallet cages…

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The Advantages of Using Metal Cages as Recycle Bins or for Recycling Storage

Recycling is a responsibility and moral decision to attempt to preserve our planet’s environment by organising trash using recycling bins or metal cages as recycling storage bins. Recycling paper, cartons, bottles, plastic, and cans can be convenient because it reduces the amount of trash thrown away in dumpsters.   Trash thrown away is reduced Recycling…

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Metal Cages Can Maximise Warehouse Space and Safety

Steel or metal cages are widely used in almost all industries for immediate storage, storage for more extended periods, or transporting products and materials when necessary. There is a wide variety of metal cages that can make any method of storage or transport containment efficient and effective in any industry.   The Main Advantages of…

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What’s the Difference Between Blue and Orange Silica Gel?

Indicating silica gel is a rapid detection method that enables users to determine quickly if the desiccant has fully absorbed moisture from whatever environment it is placed in. Silica gels are also called indicating desiccants or drying agents. The silica gel is indicating that it is full of moisture when it changes colour.   Indicating…

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Using Metal Cages: Maximising Warehouse Space Without Expanding It

For warehouse owners, there are ways to maximise available space without the need to spend extra for extensions or renovation jobs. Even when an expansion is not an option, there are ways to make the most of warehouse space such as using metal cages.   General Cleaning to Remove Clutter You’ll be surprised that warehouses…

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The Role of Metal Cages in the Safe Transport of Goods and Materials

Industries that transport goods, parts, materials, and even waste or chemicals need to take several steps to ensure that anything being transported isn’t damaged and that health, safety, and environmental risks are minimised. With this in mind, metal cages are already making an impact globally, proving that steel cages are the safest method to transport…

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The Steel Pallet Can Improve the Supply Chain

There can be consistency on return on investment (ROI) in the supply chain if the proper pallet is used. In this case, it can be the metal or steel pallet.   All major industries are always searching for ways to achieve cost-effectiveness, waste reduction, and an environmentally friendly supply chain. Thus, the steel or metal…

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