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The Application of Box Wire for Recycling Industry

The recycling industry has come a long way over the past couple of decades, thanks to the introduction of new and innovative technologies. One such technology is box wire, quickly becoming an integral feature in many modern sorting operations worldwide. To understand why it’s essential, we’ll walk you through what box wire is and how […]

Coils of Box Wire

The Application of Annealed Wire for the Packaging Industry

Wire is a versatile material that has many applications. In the packaging industry, wires can be used to create and protect products. Annealed wire is a type of wire that is soft and malleable, making it ideal for use in packaging. There are several benefits to annealed packaging wire, including strength, flexibility, and corrosion resistance. […]

Baling Wire

How to Determine the Right Baling Wire for Your Project

You need baling wire if you’re looking for a robust and reliable way to bind materials together. But how do you know which type of baling wire is right for your specific project? Coastal Wire Company will explain what you need to know about baling wire and what each one is best suited for. You’ll […]

Wire for Two-Ram Baler Applications

Balers provide an ideal solution for compacting waste, providing easier storage, transport, and disposal in numerous facilities and worksites. Two-ram balers have become a popular choice for a variety of commercial, industrial, and construction applications due to their increased efficiency over single-ram solutions. Two-ram balers see broad usage in solid waste processing, material recovery, recycling, […]

The Process of Steel Annealing

Annealing is a heat treatment used to enhance the ductility and hardness of metals to make them easier to fabricate into finished products. Manufacturers heat the metal to a point above its recrystallization temperature for a set period of time and then cool it at a specific rate to establish the desired molecular structure and […]

Single vs. Double Loop Bale Ties

Bale ties—also referred to as wire ties—are pieces of wire used to bundle material together. They are available in numerous variations to suit different baling applications. Two of the most commonly used types are single loop bale ties and double loop bale ties. Below, we provide an overview of these two products, highlighting their unique […]

Tempering vs. Annealing

Metal workpieces are often heat treated to improve their physical, mechanical, and/or chemical properties to better suit their manufacturing operations and/or intended applications. Some of the characteristics that can be affected include strength, hardness, formability, ductility, malleability, and machinability.  Two of the most commonly utilized heat treating methods are tempering and annealing. Below, we highlight […]

The Process of Baling

Click to expand What is a Baler? Baler machines compress trash and waste materials for more efficient disposal. Inside each baler is a press that can generate enough force to compact cardboard boxes and other industrial or commercial trash into bales. These baled units get tied to help them maintain their form and shipped away […]

Benefits of Automatic Baling Wires

Baling wire is strong, durable, and highly useful for securing materials within various agricultural and industrial applications. It can hold hay bales, fencing, tools, wooden logs, cardboard, textiles, and other materials together for more accessible transport and storage. It is also an excellent means of securing equipment and materials to a surface for safety and […]

Types of Baling Wire

High-quality baling wire will meet strict metallurgical standards. Baling wire manufacturers must put their products through comprehensive pre-production materials testing to ensure the product will function optimally in its intended application environment. At Coastal Wire, we test all rods in our plant before undergoing the annealing process, which elongates the raw material into baling wire […]