Eco-PULLBOX® Retail Display Security Tether
The Eco-PULLBOX® is the only “green” security tether product, ideal for product positioning, a theft deterrent for product samples, a counterbalance or a wire harness positioner. The Eco-PULLBOX helps companies address and embrace new environmental regulations by being the first device of its kind that is biodegradable. The proprietary material used to house the tether wire eliminates an entire source of plastic content that might go into the waste stream. It has similar characteristics to the original PULLBOX housing material but offers an ecologically friendly alternative for responsible environmental compliance.
Using Vulcan Spring’s Contorque® spring technology, the Eco-PULLBOX security tether provides consistent, reliable tension at a variety of forces, with many versatile end fittings and a wide range of cables and pull forces. It is offered with a maximum five foot cable and up to two pounds of force.
Custom Eco-PULLBOX designs can be quickly and cost-effectively manufactured to create the ideal eco-friendly security tether solution. There are many standard options for the cable, end fitting and box.
How to Work with Vulcan Spring for Power Springs
Vulcan Spring works with customers at various stages of their product development process, from prototype to production. Customers rely on the expertise and experience of Vulcan Spring’s engineers. With many different Eco-PULLBOX® design possibilities for any given application, it’s best to consult with a Vulcan Spring engineer early in the design phase for best results. Vulcan Spring can offer design and engineering support for early-stage product development or can simply provide a quote for the desired quantities of fully-engineered and ready-to-use power springs.
The design and engineering process includes:
- Initial Design Review
- Production - Short run or long run production
|F||Four 0.16 diameter holes||Four 3.97 diameter holes|
Technical Considerations for Eco-PULLBOX®
Pull Force Options: The Eco-PULLBOX® can utilize the following pull forces:
|Pounds||0.13, 0.25, 0.50, 1.00, 1.25, 1.50, 2.00|
|Kilograms||0.06, 0.11, 0.23, 0.45, 0.57, 0.68, 0.91|
Some combinations of pull force and cable types are not compatible.
Cable Extensions: The Eco-PULLBOX® can support extensions from 12” (304.80 mm) to 60” (1,524 mm). The very heavy cable option is only valid to 48” (1,219.20 mm)
.027” (0.686 mm) diameter Stainless Steel, Black or Clear Nylon coated to .034” (0.864 mm) diameter
.036” (0.914 mm) diameter Stainless Steel, Black or Clear Nylon coated to .045” (1.143 mm) diameter
.045” (1.143 mm) diameter Stainless Steel, Black or Clear Nylon coated to .062” (1.575 mm) diameter
There are three basic ways to attach the cable to a product. Double sided tape, fastener, or loop. We are always looking to add to our end fitting list. If you require something that is not shown please ask.
Cable Exit Location:
The Eco-PULLBOX® has 3 cable exit location possibilities. We provide these because the best performance and life are achieved when the cable is extended straight out of the box. The exit locations are shown below:
The Eco-PULLBOX® color is “pure”.
Tape can be applied to the Eco-PULLBOX® in different locations.
Applications / Uses for the Eco-PULLBOX® Security Tether
Applications for the Eco-PULLBOX® can mostly be found in Point-of-Purchase (POP) Displays as a retail security tether and product positioning. Eco-PULLBOXES® are also used for equipment counterbalancing, wire harness positioning, product or parts feeding and signage support.
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