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The Uses of the Cable Tie

Cable ties are so called because they were designed to hold bundles of cables together, or to fix a cable or a bunch of cables to something so that the cable/cables were not just loose on the floor or loosely draped across whatever there was in the path of the cable run. What a clever […]

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Uses for Coloured Cable Ties

A question I am often asked is what can coloured cable ties be used for? Personally, I have found a large variety of uses for coloured cable ties. Silver cable ties are ideal for attaching your car hubcaps to their wheels. I would say silver works best because they blend with the colour of the […]

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Quality Cable Ties – What to look for

Cable Ties are made from virgin nylon 66. What is meant by virgin nylon 66 is that it is brand new nylon 66 polymers; in the blend there is normally a UV stabilizing agent to prolong the life expectancy of the cable ties. The very best cable ties are made this way and these are […]

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Custom Printed Cable Ties

Not a lot changes in the field of cable ties which can make coming up with interesting things to write about a little tricky but we have noticed a trend that we thought deserved a little looking into. A growing number of companies are using custom printed cable ties for a variety of purposes. Some […]

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Cable Tie Tensile Strengths

We put together this list of cable tie tensile strengths to help our customers. This chart shows the tensile strengths of the various sizes of standard nylon cable ties. These are the loads that an individual cable tie can support once the cable tie has been zipped up.

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Securing Hubcaps

If you have hubcaps on your car how many times have you lost one or had them stolen? There’s a simple answer to this problem – the cable tie! You can secure the hubcaps to the wheels on your car with one or two cable ties, the reason I say one or two is that […]

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Alternative Uses For Cable Ties

Well we all know that cable ties are for tying up cables, but they are used for many other things, these are just a few alternatives. The army and the police use larger wider cable ties as restraints, they can be fastened around ankles or wrists to disable the person. They can also be used […]

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Releasable Cable Ties

What is a releasable cable tie? Well, it’s a cable tie that has a form of trigger which when pressed or rocked will release the engaging teeth in the head from the ratcheted ladder which is molded along the length of the cable tie. Releasable cable ties have been around for some time now and […]

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