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Fromm A461 Pneumatic Steel Strapping Sealer

 Fromm A461

The Fromm A461 is a pneumatic powered steel strapping sealer. It is designed for running steel straps of width 3/4” to 1-1/4”. This is a highly robust and reliable tool that makes strapping more cost effective. It is perfectly suited for applications involving packages having small and round surface areas. This lightweight tool weighs just 9.3 lbs and its ergonomic design makes it perfect for single hand application. It uses overlap seals and applies double notch upcut joint.


Technical Specifications

The key technical specifications of the Fromm A461 are as follows:

  • Strap Quality: Steel Strapping
  • Strap Dimensions: Width 3/4” (19mm) to 1-1/4” (32mm) and thickness 0.025” (0.63mm) to 0.040” (1mm)
  • Seal Type: Overlap Seals
  • Joint: Double notch upcut joint
  • Weight: 9.3 lbs or 4.3 kg
  • Seal Efficiency: Up to 75%

Uses of Fromm A461

The sealer is perfect for applications involving small surfaces and irregular shaped loads. Its compact size also allows you to work in confined spaces. It finds widespread application in the metals industry for loads like:

  • Steel coils
  • Pipes
  • Beams
  • Bundles
  • Bars

The Fromm A461 is also suited for use in the timber industry.

This is a lightweight pneumatic sealer, but you can also suspend it for stationary applications. A spring loaded balancer and a suspension bracket make it possible to be suspended. It features Fromm’s proven and reliable superior tensioning force. You can use it with 3/4” to 1-1/4” straps for heavy duty applications in a wide range of environments.

Advantages of Using Fromm A461

Some of the best things about this pneumatic sealer include:

  • Single hand operation due to its lightweight (9.3 lbs) and ergonomic design
  • The popular pistol grip design further makes it convenient for long-shift applications by reducing hand fatigue
  • Applies a reliable upcut double notch joint
  • Applies seals smoothly and securely
  • Features a safety system for preventing defective joints because of operator mistakes

The A461 is a widely popular sealer and all its common wear parts are readily available. You may order the parts online or also send the tool for repair and maintenance. Get it repaired by factory certified technicians with years of experience. Quick turnaround ensures that your operations will not have to suffer for long.

Since the Fromm A461 is a sealer and requires a tensioning tool to complete the applications. The A452 from the same brand makes just the ideal complementing tool for this purpose. This tensioner generates up to 1900 lbs of tension and works with 3/4” to 1-1/4” steel straps.

P359 Heavy Duty Pneumatic Polyester Strapping Tool

The P359 is a pneumatically powered combination tool for poly strapping brought out by Fromm. The design of this tool is sleek and looks like a battery powered tool and it also pulls a lot of tension. This tool is ideal to strap with ¾”-1 1/4” strapping and due to the pneumatic function it is able to pull more tension.

As this is a heavy duty tool it is imperative that the banding holds up in all the applications it is being used. Poly strapping is highly shock absorbent and has good elongation. So it can be tightly strapped and the package will not get damaged during transportation. The P359 is a heavy duty tool and can pull about 1570 pounds of tension. It is also a cost effective tool as it uses the friction weld sealing method and so the cost of metal seals are eliminated. Also the cost of steel strapping is expensive and using poly strapping makes it cost effective.

The P359 can be run either in the semi-automatic or manual mode. The buttons on the tool let the operator decide which feature best fits their strapping needs. The amount of tension to pulled can also be adjusted depending on each application. However, it is necessary to allow some time for cooling as this tool uses the friction weld sealing method and it can adjust the sealing and cooling time to ensure the package is securely sealed.


  • Strap Qualities: Polyester (PET)
  • Strap Dimensions: 1″ or 1.25″ x .040 – .053” (maybe up to .060″)
  • Tension: 1,570 lbs.
  • Sealing Type: Friction-weld sealing
  • Weight: around 19 lbs.

Generally, most pneumatic tools are heavy when compared to manual and battery operated tools. But the P359 is the lightest among all pneumatic tools in the market at it weighs only 19 pounds. Being a combination tool is its greatest advantage as it tensions, seal and cuts. Separate tools are eliminated and therefore proves to be cost effective in the long run.

Another advantage in using this tool is that steel strapping leaves marks on the packages and rusts on exposure to the elements. With poly strapping there is no possibility of scratch marks and as there are no sharp corners it is safer for the operator to handle.


P330- Poly Strapping Battery Combo Tool

The convenience of any battery strapping tool is unmatched. If it is a combination tool, then it becomes the most convenient tool. The P330 is a very convenient sealless strapping tool and is quite popular in many industries. It is also a very reliable tool and complies with the European Safety Regulations and AAR regulations.

The P330 is the most ideal tool for heavy polyester straps with widths ranging from 16mm to 25 mm. This tool has a reinforced a new 18V motor that guarantees maximum strap tension, perfect sealing and highly reliable. Depending on strap quality it has a high capacity of up to 450 strap cycles. Not only is the battery highly powerful, it also gets recharged in a very short time.

The P330 is also a tool that uses the friction weld sealing process, where heat is used to fuse the ends of the plastic strapping. Many industries are hesitant to use this kind of sealing. However, as this is a cost effective sealing method and gives 75% joint efficiency there are many industries who are beginning to switch over to this sealing method.

Advantages of P330

  • Offers stability
  • High shock absorbency
  • Optimal tension
  • Cost effective
  • Less risk of injury

As with all Fromm tools, the P330 is also ergonomically designed with a small handle. It is a well balanced tool and has a single handed operation. Though the tool is very light in weight, it pulls good tension. The sealing time is adjustable and the straps are easy to thread. Both the straps are inserted together and the welding lever locks at the bottom allowing the preparation of the next strap insertion during the welding and cooling process. This tool comes with two batteries and a charger.

The P330 can strap 200 to 300 applications per charge and is very easy to use. The strapping process gets simplified as the tool uses the lithium ion battery which is very powerful. Friction weld sealing has more strength than traditional seals but people do not trust a joint without a metal seal. The P330 holds up to 75% joint efficiency and also achieves strap tension from 250 pounds to 1300 pounds, depending on strap quality.

Presently poly strapping has become a much preferred item in the strapping industry and it is also very cost effective. Compared to steel strapping poly strapping costs much less and this is the reason for many industries switching over to poly strapping.

The Fromm P330 was the first heavy duty tool for 1″ poly strapping, now it has a counterpart in P331 that can use 1″ or 1.25″ poly strapping.

The P330 is generally available rebuilt, please call Allstrap customer department for rebuilt pricing and repair inquiries.

Plastic Strapping

Plastic strapping is one of the newest materials of packaging.  It quickly replaced steel strapping in light applications (newspaper bundles), and mid duty applications (lumber, and pallets).  Today it is even being used in steel mills to package huge heavy loads!  There are new tools for the heavy duty strapping to package materials.  These battery operated strapping guns can be moved around, and are very easy and fast to use!

The Signode BXT2-32, the Fromm P330, and soon the Fromm P359 pneumatic strapping tool will be the newest tools for materials of packaging!  Click the tool name for links to the pages!

Packaging Material Types

With so many materials of packaging available online today, how does one simply choose a good supplier that can offer everything in one place? It takes research and understanding of the materials which need to be shipped, along with knowledge of which packaging materials to use for optimal shipping. If your company ships freight shipping materials suppliers to work with. All Strap offers a wide variety of shipping materials to suit your business needs so that you can get on with what is most important to your business.

Types of materials for packaging can range from small items like packing tape and bale ties to industrial strength high tensile steel strapping, and tensioning tools, buckles and seals. Pneumatic tools for tensioning and working with steel strapping are readily available online, as are all-in-one tools for poly strapping tensioning, sealing, welding, and cutting synthetic materials. All types of strapping are offered from All Strap, as the name suggests. You will find Steel strapping, nylon strapping, woven cord, specialty strapping like zinc epoxy, and center punched steel for all of your freight shipping needs.

Other materials for packaging are offered readily online to take care of your business’ needs for freight shipping. With all of the strapping materials and tensioners available in one convenient home on the internet at All Strap, you will have to look no further for your packaging, binding, and strapping supplies. So, if you are in need of shipping supplies for your heavy duty freight shipments, All Strap can help offer solutions which will be affordable and good for your business, save you time while shopping, and provide a convenient way to procure all of your materials of packaging you will need to build your pallets for shipping so that you are able to keep your business running smoothly.


Available Packaging Solutions

All Strap offers many materials of packaging which will suit your commerce needs for freight shipping and packaging. If you have a small or large business which ships out any type of goods or materials, you will need to know about different materials of packaging which can help make your shipments hold together stronger and create stacks which will have limited shifting, movement during shipping, and thus prevent damage over all. Materials of packaging can include boxes, bins, crates, containers, tape, strap seals, pallets, edge protectors, corner protectors, strapping, shrink film, stretch film, cord, blankets, surface protectors, and cushioning. All Strap specializes in strapping for packaging of all of your business’ freight shipments.

If you have heavy loads which need to be shipped as freight, and will withstand pressure, not mar, and stack well, steel strapping is a good choice, and one of the oldest methods of strapping on the market today with proven methods of binding and closure which are simple and affordable for business. Materials of packaging can be held together safely and loss can be prevented with the right strapping methods for steel strapping. Also, there are special tools to use on steel strapping versus other materials such as nylon or polyester. To bind materials which cannot withstand the heavy duty steel strapping, other, softer materials are available such as nylon, cord, or poly strapping. All of these are strong materials which are easy on hands and goods, and have different methods of binding which can range from simple buckles to seals and welds.

Holding together materials of packaging in a proper stack on your pallets for shipping is an essential skill, and a part of your shipping methods which is beneficial in creating strong freight shipments to be delivered without damage. Choosing the right materials of packaging will make your business run smoother, and keep costs down.

Product Packaging is Important

Different types of products require different materials of packaging, and All Strap is ready and able to help provide solutions for all of the packaging and freight shipping needs for your business. When your company needs affordable freight shipping solutions and a centralized location for procurement of materials of packaging, All Strap is there to help you make informed decisions on what products and accessories you will need to best tailor to your shipping budget. If your company ships frequently, or even occasionally, or if your business ships even as little as one freight shipment every few months, you will definitely benefit from keeping a well suited supply of packaging for your products on hand so that you won’t have to think about how to get your goods out the door.
Specializing in the distribution of strapping, All Strap carries a variety of inventory of strapping such as stainless steel strapping, high tensile steel, nylon strapping, polyester, specialty strapping such as epoxy zinc, coated, printed, and center punched steel. Also available conveniently online are items such as tensioners, hand tools, pneumatic tools, automated all in one tools, specialty tools, tape dispensers, edge protection, shrink film, strapping buckles, cord, bale ties, and other essential packing and shipping supplies.
Materials of packaging are just as important as the building of the pallets full of goods themselves. With the right kinds of materials to ship your manufactured products, building materials, equipment, textiles, or other goods, and right methods of stacking, strapping, tensioning, and binding freight shipments, your business can benefit greatly from the time saved by proper shipment preparation.

Make All Strap your one stop shop online for all of your packaging for your products, whether you ship constantly or occasionally, and you can tend to other jobs which increase production for your business.


Good Packaging Makes a Difference

If you have a business which does any kind of freight shipping, you will need to know about materials of packaging that are offered to make your flow of freight shipping more simple, and many of these materials can be procured through All Strap. At All Strap, you will find materials of packaging to suit your business’ needs, whether you ship once in a while or daily. No matter what the type of goods your business ships, you will be able to find a variety of materials of packaging to suit your needs.

Products which are offered for packaging and freight shipping range from tape to binding supplies to strapping. Specializing in strapping, All Strap offers several different materials to meet the demands of your business’ shipping requirement.  There are many different materials of packaging, and knowing the correct products to use so that you can optimize your freight shipping will help you make informed decisions on what types of packaging products to purchase and use for the benefit of your business and the consumer on the other end.

There are different methods of packaging for different products to be shipped. For example, if your business often ships heavy duty goods like building materials, steel, lumber, flooring, heavy textiles, barrels and drums, industrial equipment or cement block, you will need to take a look at high tensile steel strapping. But, if you have a business which specializes in lighter goods which need much care in shipping in order to prevent external damage, such as plastics or cloths, even vehicles, you will need to look to softer solutions which will not mar finishes, such as nylon or polyester. Whatever goods you are shipping, you can always count on All Strap to provide a place to go to find all of your freight shipment supplies in one place.



Materials for Packaging Goods

There are many materials of packaging on the market today, and a variety of packaging solutions can easily be found online nowadays. All Strap provides a simple outlet for several different types of freight materials such as strapping, shrink film, edge protectors, tensioners, buckles, strap dispensers and more, as well as information outlining products to suit your company’s every day packaging and shipping needs. Following are just a few examples of materials of packaging that All Strap has to offer to help you make an informed decision on packaging for your freight.

Packaging tape, for all of the boxed goods and light binding needs, edge protectors to protect corners of more delicate shipments which strapping would otherwise damage, protective shrink film also known as stretch film for extra binding, strapping in steel, stainless, polyester, nylon, woven cord, and other specialty materials, tools for tensioning, buckles, seals, and strap dispensers, are just a few items All Strap has to offer.  In order to build a proper pallet, one will need the know how to use the right materials for binding, strapping and stacking goods so that they are protected from shifting, moving or getting damaged during shipping. When the right materials of packaging are used for the goods at hand, shipped merchandise ends up at the destination in-tact and ready to use or sell.

If your company specializes in manufacture of materials, ships raw materials, needs any type of packaging at all, remember to look to All Strap, because many materials, from nylon strapping, steel strapping, packing tape, cord, buckles, bale ties, tensioners, stretch film, and more can all be found in one spot online when you look to All Strap. So, when your company needs materials for packaging, and you want to save time obtaining the right materials, All Strap is there for you.

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Your Business in Business

If you are in the business of manufacturing, packaging, shipping, or anything where you need to use materials of packaging, look to All Strap for a variety of your shipping and freight needs. Believe it or not, packaging and shipping can be very important parts of every day commerce even if you are in a retail or manufacturing business. After all, how do you get your good out to other locations? The answer is simple. The answer is packaging, strapping, and shipping.

So, what are the materials of packaging? To get your goods out in mass quantities, or even just heavy loads, you’ll need to know a few important materials with which to build your shipments. If you are boxing your goods, of course you will need boxes, tape and possibly corner protectors. If you have large stacks of materials such as lumber, brick, or building materials, you can skip the boxes, but you will still need to build your pallets. You’ll need a pallet, strapping, and, depending on the materials being shipped, shrink film, also known as stretch film. An important variable is the strapping.

Depending on what goods you will be shipping it’s important to use the strapping that will best be tailored to your company budget and goods to be shipped. For example, if you will be shipping textiles or softer goods, it will be best to use a strapping made of a softer material such as cord, nylon or even poly. If you will be shipping heavy materials and or raw materials for building, barrels, steel, or lumber, you may wish to consider types of steel strapping to hold goods in place. A good tensioner is an important tool as well to help with strapping so that you will get an even tension all around and prevent shifting. When your goods arrive at their destination in tact and ready for use, that’s always good business!

Forklift Mount Dispenser