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The Signode M247 is a heavy duty modular all electric steel strapping head.
M247 strapping head
M247 in use


Interchangeable modular components can be quickly removed and replaced for routine maintenance


Innovative all-electric design provides consistent high strap tension levels for optimal package performance


Easily installed into existing equipment and OEM operations


Built-in diagnostics help with troubleshooting to minimize production interruptions and downtime

M247 Modular Strapping Head

From circumferential coils to bar and tube bundles, the M247 provides reliable performance and reduced downtime for heavy-duty steel strapping applications. Unlike other comparable systems, the M247 has a single power source to enable better control and monitoring of functions to maximize uptime.

Features and Benefits

  • Cost-efficient design
    The M247 features a simple design with few moving parts and highly durable wear parts, making it more cost efficient to maintain than traditional steel strapping heads.
  • Innovative modular technology
    Interchangeable modular components can be quickly removed and replaced for routine maintenance with no need for special handling equipment. Modules can be replaced inline by customer service personnel, eliminating long-term service disruptions and minimizing operator exposure to active machinery.
    • Equipped with locator plates or latches for precise alignment 
    • No tools necessary for removal
    • Spare modules can be kept on hand for maximized uptime

Technical Specifications

Electrical Requirements
400V, 50 Hz, 3 Ph 460V, 60 Hz, 3 Ph
Minimum Pack Face
150 mm (6.0")
Strap Feed Speed and Take-Up Rate
0.5 - 2.1 m/s (1.64 - 6.9 ft/s)
Strap Tension
9500 N- 22500 N (2,135 lbs. - 5,620 lbs.)
Strap Type
Apex® regular duty and Magnus® heavy duty
Strap Width
32 mm (1.25")
Strap Gauge
0.8 mm - 1.1 mm (.029" to .044")
Seal Type
Double notch
Joint Strength
Meets ASTM D-3953
Strapping Head Weight
250.3 kg (550.7 lbs.)

Solution Group

  • Products
  • Services
  • Integration
  • Automation
  • pack
  • bundle
  • unitize
  • warehouse
  • transport

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