Baling twines or baler twine, also known as sisal twines or threading twines, is a fine sized thin sisal or synthetic fibre thread used to bind an amount of material in a more compact and easier-to-stack shape. Baling twines are primarily used for decorative applications, such as making floral arrangements or wrapping presents. Common strengths of baling twines range from 225 psi to 365 psi. These fine-toothed twines are woven tightly to provide a robust and attractive appearance.
The threads of a bale twining can be twisted, perforated, twisted again and even burned to make a colourful design. A popular application for the baling twines is making baby clothes and blankets out of sisal fibres. This fabric is soft, durable and easily machine-washed. Therefore, this product can be safely used on delicate items like baby blankets without destroying the fibres in the washing machine.
BalingTwine is commonly made using polypropylene, an industrial polyethylene fibre that is thermally activated. The fibre undergoes an environmentally controlled temperature rise that makes it soft, pulpy and easy to shape. After it has reached its specific density, the product is extruded through a die cutting machine, and the threads are pulled off in individual strands, like a jigsaw puzzle.
The threads have a varied thickness ranging from one inch to three inches. Therefore, the thickness of the threads is dependent upon the application or purpose. In addition, the threads can be made from a variety of polypropylene fibres, including but not limited to: polypropylene olefin, polypropylene sulfurate, polypropylene ribbons, polypropylene nylon, polypropylene feather, and polypropylene plastic. These materials have varying tensile strength and thermal conductivity, giving each different strength and flexibility when using a baler twine. Additionally, some materials have been treated with an antistatic agent to improve their strength.
A baler twine has the potential to be as strong as a whole strand of straw. Most bales are constructed out of high-quality polypropylene fibres that are woven tightly. However, other substances like cotton yarn, silk, or plastic may also be used to construct the bale. In most cases, the material is wrapped around a metal core, like a spring, and secured at the top with a threaded piece. Some bales are constructed with a core that is made from threading that is coated with plastic.
Polypropylene twines are more commonly known as baler twine due to their use in bales. Baler twines are also frequently referred to as California Redwood Bales because of their dense, dark brown colour. These materials are highly valued for their versatility in a variety of applications. For example, bales are often used for securing heavy objects and other materials to trailers or other forms of transportation. As well, bales can be used for tying heavy sacks or other packages to ensure that they do not fall off while being transported.
There are many other uses as well, including rope and hay bags. As stated before, the bales are often used for securing goods. However, these goods can easily fall off if they are not tied securely. Using a baler twine will help to ensure that hay and other supplies stay securely in place.
It is easy to make your baler twine. All that is required are some sisal fibres, a baler twine, and a hot glue gun. If you already have these items in your home, you can easily make dozens of these bales for your use. However, if you do not have any of these items at home, you can purchase them from a local craft store. You can even find great deals on these bales online.