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Ensuring the Security of Critical Spare Parts Using Steel Cages

To protect valuable assets such as critical spare parts from damage, pilferage, theft, or loss while in storage in a warehouse or even while being transported, many industries are now adopting the use of metal or steel cages. Metal cages with steel mesh walls are good at securing inventory, cutting down on pilferage while enhancing…

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Galvanised Steel Cages are More Durable than Zinc

Before getting into steel and zinc cages, we need to first look at the differences between galvanised steel and zinc-plated steel.   Galvanised steel is iron or steel that undergoes a process called hot-dip galvanising. This process applies a protective zinc coating by dipping the metal in a bath of molten zinc. Heat applied reaches…

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Why the Steel Cage is Safer than a Wooden Pallet

Steel cages are fast growing in popularity over wooden pallets because their benefits far outweigh those of their wooden counterparts.   Sturdy and Durable Metal cages are obviously stronger than any wooden pallet out there, regardless of where the wood came from. Surprisingly, some metal cages even weigh less than enormous and heavy wood pallets.…

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Steel Cages are Safer for Transporting Goods

Steel cages are basically shelves or cages set on top of a pallet or platform and made of steel. They are also known as stillage, pallet stillage, pallet cage, or mongoose cage. They are sometimes called wire cages due to the steel mesh sides that do make them look like cages.   Steel cages are…

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Four Benefits of Polywoven Strapping and Why It’s Better than Steel Strapping

In today’s advanced global technological capabilities, combined with the evolving use of raw materials, a variety of product options can now be offered. One of these is now the polywoven strapping in the freight and transport industries.   There have been long-held perceptions in the past that polywoven strapping was no match versus steel strapping…

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Why Choose Steel Pallet Cages?

Steel pallet cages are specially designed to hold items, products, and even tools and equipment in place that are hard to transport or store in cardboard boxes or pallets. Over the years, pallet cages have proven to be versatile as a fast and effective method to move or store goods, including agricultural products and individually…

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Using PET Strap: Optimising Transport Packaging

Moving products at a minimum of wastage and the least possible cost to the company and even the environment is what optimising transport packaging is all about. The products loaded into trucks as well as the choice of packaging materials and use of PET strapping to secure loads all play essential roles.   Typical problems…

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How VCI Technology Works in Omni-tuff Plastics

VCI or Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor technology and how it works is actually very simple. It has to be kept simple since it only has one objective: To prevent the formation of rust and corrosion, or at least from spreading.   Corrosion can cause considerable damage to fabricated metal parts, as well as in mining spares,…

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Steel Pallets and Their Use in Transporting Heavy Equipment Between Sites

Have you ever had the experience of driving behind a truck, and hanging back a bit – because you’re scared the load will come off?   The challenge is, industrial companies – whether in manufacturing or heavy industry – continuously experience unexpected requirements in packaging and transporting of heavy equipment. Extremely heavy, bulky, or over-sized,…

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Omni-tuff Pallet Collars Can Solve Your Problems with Storage Efficiency

Using pallet collars in conjunction with hardwood pallets can form an efficient loading, storage, or transport system complete with great flexibility. It also solves many problems involving storage efficiency as well as saving on costs without giving up compliance.   Pallet collars by Omni-tuff provide the ultimate storage solution and flexibility no matter what type…

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What is Chain of Responsibility?

Freight companies, couriers, transport providers, and warehouse companies have one thing in common when it comes to national rules, regulations, and industry standards. All are bound by the Chain of Responsibility (CoR). However, customers of the above-mentioned are also bound by the CoR law.   Under CoR, all parties who have any influence or control…

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Asking Omni-tuff for Safety Advice in the Warehouse

Warehouse safety is one of the most essential requirements in many industries. But a warehouse is nothing without its workers, and worker safety is paramount and takes precedence over everything.   At Omni-tuff, all our products are focused towards long-term protection and proper preservation of products, items, materials, and equipment. This means that when everything…

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