Security seals are used on the doors of containers, trailers or warehouses in order to prevent, limit or avoid attempted break-ins. They are generally numbered to facilitate the verification. These devices are available in 2 types which are distinguished mainly by their material: metal and plastic. Let’s dive-in.

What are the differences between a metal seal and a plastic seal?

The main differences between the 2 types of security seals lie in their usefulness.

Metal seal

The metal seal is designed to withstand attempted theft. Thus, this device makes it possible both to observe break-ins and to protect the goods stored or transported. Cables used in maritime transport, for example, must withstand a force of at least one ton.

Plastic seal

For its part, the plastic seal is much less resistant. This security device essentially makes it possible to detect an attempted break-in, but it does not protect the goods, because it is possible to violate it. It is also available in several colors and sizes depending on the user’s needs.

Why buy your security seals from Secur-T?

Secur-T provides you with many models of security seals that will meet your needs and requirements.

We are C-TPAT certified

Being C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) certified means that we are working with U.S. Customs to optimize cargo security as part of the Counter Terrorism Threat Program. Our import and export cables therefore more easily cross the borders of the United States.

We have a wide selection of good quality items

At Secur-T, we only offer quality products, adapted to current standards and whose effectiveness and resistance have been proven several times in the past. We also offer you a wide choice according to your budget and your needs.

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