The superior yield and tensile strength properties of Band-It Grade 304 stainless steel strapping and buckles, available locally from Banding & Identification (ID) Solutions Africa, have proven a boon for EOH Power Systems to strengthen transmission and distribution systems.
The company is an industry leader in energy infrastructure, energy management, and optimisation solutions. It has extensive experience in the design, supply, civil works, installation works, testing and commissioning, and service support of power systems for utilities, mines, and industry.
“Our track record of over 700 successfully completed projects since 2000, many of which have been first-of-a-kind, has given us an entrepreneurial and innovative edge over similar solutions providers in our field of expertise,” EOH Power Systems spokesperson Gary Venter comments.
The company focuses on optimising electrical transmission, distribution, and industrial power system performance. The business model is based on load expertise to Africanise leading international technologies that provides local application engineering.
Venter adds that EOH Power Systems is a relatively new customer of Banding & ID Solutions Africa, and was attracted to the Band-It product range due to the quality and reasonable price. “The lifespan of the products we use is particularly important to both us and our customers, in addition to finding products to meet our precise requirements.”
Banding & ID Solutions Africa Sales Representative Shaylin Naidoo explains that the Band-It strapping features fully-rounded, smooth edges for safe and easy installation. The band-and-buckle can be formed to suit any diameter, with applications including insulation fixing, cable bundling, and sign erection.
The Band-It strapping is available in 0.51 mm and 0.76 mm thicknesses, and in widths of 6.5 mm, 9.5 mm, 12.7 mm, and 19.7 mm. It is packed in 30 m rolls in cardboard boxes or dispensers for added convenience. Application is by means of a C001, C003, or C075 tool.