Tensioner tool is from a group of banding tools used to provide the appropriate tension on stainless steel banding. There are several different styles to choose from depending on the usage, and many of the designs come with their own cutters or fastening methods.
It Straps On, Inc.™ offers several different designs in tensioner tools that allow the user to have a customized tool that fits the width and thickness of strapping that they use in their application. Some of them use ratchet designs that allow the tightest possible tensioning. There are also tensioner tools available that are specifically made to work in tight spaces where larger tools may not be appropriate.
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Common Uses for Tensioners
Different designs allow the user to employ these devices in different situations. For example, there are tensioners available that are appropriate for tasks such as fastening stainless steel banding to other more or less flat surfaces. There are also designs available that are more appropriate for awkward situations, such as affixing signs to poles.