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List of Applications

Adhesion Problems and Solutions
Adhesive Rating for Food Contact
Adhesive Residue Removal
Aircraft Hatches and Doors
Alteration Prevention
Archival Collectibles
Asset Tracking and Identification
Authenticating and Securing Collectibles and Memorabilia
Backstage Passes
Baggage, Briefcase
Ballot Box, Vote Box
Bank Checks
Bar Code Labels
Bar Code Mask
Barrier Security Seals
Blank ID Cards -- Plain and Holographic
Block Out Labels / Hide Printing
Bottles with Lids, Caps, and Stoppers
Brand Protection
Branded Apparel
Broken Seal, Labels & Stickers
California Clean Idle Decals & Labels
California Clean Idle Policy Labels
Camera Lens on Mobile Phone or Tablet Computer
Cartons & Boxes -- shipping and storage
Certificates & Documents
Certified Cargo Screening Facility
Chain of Custody
Clean Room Labels
Coin Case
Cold Lamination Pouch
Collectibles - low & medium security
Collectibles -- medium & high security
Confidential Information Security and Protection
Consecutive Serial Numbers -- invisible, covert, hidden, holographic, colored inks
Convention ID Badge, Temporary
Corner of Box, Carton Flap
Credit Cards
Cryogenic Temperatures
CSA, Canadian Standards Association
Currency (Money)
Door Hinges on Containers and Trailers
Door Hinges on Ocean Shipping Containers
Doors & Windows, Entry
Drivers License
Dry and Low-Moisture Environments
Election Results
Electrically Conductive
Electron Static Discharge, ESD
Equipment Calibration Settings
Equipment Labels for tracking assets
Event Tickets and Passes
Fake ID, Novelty ID
Fast Service, RUSH orders
FIPS 140-1 and 140-2 Labels
Fire Extinguisher Security Seals
Fixed-base Operators
Flap, Box or Carton
Flash Passes and Bus Passes: colored hologram stickers and labels
Frangible Acetate Tape and Seals
Gasoline Dispenser
Gift Certificates
Glass Bottles
Government Documents, Birth Certificates
Hidden Text
High Temperatures
Hologram Stickers & Labels - low budget, low cost
Hologram Stickers & Labels -- colored background
Hologram Stickers & Labels -- Custom Design
Hologram Stickers & Labels -- fast or rush service
Hologram Stickers & labels -- high security
Hologram Stickers & Labels -- low, and medium security
Hologram Stickers & Labels -- transparent
Holograms Stickers & labels -- wheelchair parking permit
Holographic Board
Holographic Stamping Foil
Identification Cards / Employee ID Badges, New Cards: PLAIN AND HOLOGRAPHIC LAMINATION POUCHES
Inks, color changing
Inks, covert, invisible & hidden
Inside Window Stickers
Keeper Bar Seals
Lamination Instructions & Tips
Lamination Pouches, plain and holographic
Large hologram stickers or labels
Legal Documents
Limited Edition Products
Liquid Containers
Lottery Tickets
Low energy surfaces, plastics, powder coated paint, high temperature exposure
Low Temperatures
Matching Sets
Material Safety Data Sheet, MSDS
Mechanical Security Seals
Medication and Pharmaceutical Security
New Identification Cards / Employee ID Badges: EMBEDDED HOLOGRAPHIC CARDS
New or Existing Identifcation Cards / Employee ID Badges: STOCK OR CUSTOM HOLOGRAM LABELS
New or Existing Identification Cards / Employee ID Badges: CUSTOM TRANSPARENT OVERLAYS
New or Existing Identification Cards / Employee ID Badges: STOCK TRANSPARENT OVERLAYS
Non-Residue Tamper Evident Labels, Stickers, and Seals
Ocean Shipping Container Doors
Office File Cabinet & Desk
Outdoor Use
Parking Hang Tag -- rear view mirror
Parking Permits
Part ID Tags
Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials
Photocopy Protection
Pilfering, Shipping Cartons
PIN Numbers
Plastic Bottles
Plastic Surfaces, Adhesion
Point of Purchase Displays & Advertising
Powder Coated Paint Surface, Adhesion
Prescription Pads
Product Packaging
Railcar Security Seals
Retro Reflective Labels
Rohs Compliant
Scratch Off Labels
Seals for Totes and Small Containers
Season Tickets and Passes
Security Adhesive Seals, Labels & Stickers
Security Bags
Security Envelopes
Security Features -- Covert, Microtext, Nanotext, Laser Readable Images, Hidden Features
Security Labels and Stickers with VOID Message
Security Labels with Custom Tamper Evident Patterns
Security Options for Cargo Containers and Truck Trailers
Security Options for Protecting Pallets
Security Seals, Mechanical
Security Tape
Serial Numbering, Consecutive
Serial Numbering, Random
Shipment and Cargo Diversion
Ski Lift Tickets
Storage Bin Security Seals
Supply Chain Security
Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
Tamper Evident Void Release -- custom hologram products
Tamper Evident Void Release -- custom release pattern for holograms
Tamper Evident Void Release -- custom release pattern for security labels
Tamper Evident Void Release -- stock hologram products
Tamper Evident Void Release -- stock security labels
Temporary License Tags & Plates
Textured Surfaces, Adhesion
Thermal Printer & Software
Thermal Transfer Ribbons and Labels
Trucks / Trailers -- door security seals
Trucks / Trailers -- hinge security seals
UL Rating, Underwriter's Laboratory
Ultraviolet and Black Light Fluorescing Printing
Utility Meter security seals
Valve Security Seals
Vehicle Registration for automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, etc
Vehicle Titles, Auto, Truck, Motorcycle
Visitor ID Badges, Temporary
Warranty Claims
Water Dectection
Water Park Passes
Wet and High-Moisture Environments
Wheelchair Permit
Wild Game Tags, Deer
Window, Windshield, & Windscreen Stickers
Application Recommendations...

Mechanical Security Seals

We offer a broad selection of security seals for hasps and containers. Many of our echanical seals are available in stock and custom printed designs and colors: Metal Band Seals, Plastic Band Seals, Adjustable Plastic Seals, Cable Seals, Bolt Seals, Padlock Seals, and Barrier Seals.

Metal Band Security Seals

Metal band seals are fixed length seals, which create a 3 inch loop.

Constructed of tinned galvanized steel, these seals are used for trucks, trailers, railcars and a wide range of other applications.  Metal band seals are durable in extreme weather conditions.

Our metal band seals feature a unique pre-assigned consecutive serial number and they are embossed with the word "SECURED".

Metal band seals come in two varieties: flat band seals and globe band seals.  Flat seals are intended for low security applications where economy and convenience are top priorities. Globe seals have a globe-sheaped locking mechanism, along with a higher break strength (100 lbs) compared to the flat seals (50 lbs), and require a hand tool such as scissors or tin snips for removal.

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Plastic Band Seals

Plastic band seals are fixed length seals, which create a 3 inch loop (7 inch circumference). They are affordably priced and intended for low and medium security applications.  They offer a lower cost alternative to metal band seals, and are easy to install and remove.  They have a low break strength, which allows the seals to removed manually without hand tools.  All plastic band seals feature a unique, pre-assigned consecutive serial number.

Common applications for plastic band seals are:

  • Truck and trailer doors
  • Shipping containers
  • Rail car doors
  • Fire doors
  • Tool box
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Storage bins
  • Transfer hoppers
  • Valves
  • Utility meters
  • Any container with a hasp

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Cable Seals for Cargo Containers, Trailers, and Hasps

Cable seals consist of a cable and a locking mechanism permanently connected to one end of the cable, allowing the other end of the cable to be fed through a hasp or wrapped around a bar, and then back into the locking mechanism to create a closed and secure loop.  After the locking mechanism is engaged, the cable seal can only be removed with a cable or bolt cutter.

Adjustable cable seals allow the cable to be positioned in the locking mechanism at varying lengths in order to remove unneccssary slack.  Fixed-length cable seals are not adjustable, and may need to be routed around keeper bars multiple times in order to eliminate slack.

Shipments that cross international borders usually require a seal which is rated as "high security."  To qualify as a high security seal and comply with ISO 17712, the cable seal diameter must be a minimum of 3.5mm; this is the minimum cable diameter required to pass the shear test of ISO 17712.  NovaVision's certificate of conformance for the ISO 17712:2010 standard for cable seals is available here.

All of our cable seals are manufactured in facilities that are C-TPAT compliant.  All of our cable seals feature serial numbers for an additional level of security.

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Bolt Seals

Shipments that cross international borders usually require a seal which is rated as High Security. Bolt security seals are very durable and intended for securing latches and hasps in high security applications, such as:

  • Shipping containers
  • Trucks and trailers
  • Railcars
  • Other heavy-duty sealing applications

All of our bolt seals qualify as "High Security" seals, comply with ISO 17712, and are C-TPAT compliant. Our bolt seals have unique serial numbers which can be recorded on shipping documents and in tracking systems, and checked at various points en route for added security.

Our bolt seals are offered in multiple colors, which allows for color coding. Customized bolt seals provide added security. The stock bolt seals (red, blue, yellow) can be customized by imprinting the bolt only. Or we have yellow bolt seals which can be customized on the bolt and barrel.

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Barrier Seals for Cargo Containers and Trailer Doors

Barrier seals provide the maximum protection for shipping cargo via trucks and containers.  Barrier seals are installed on the keeper bars of the shipping container doors, across the seam where the two doors meet, securing both doors.  They are easy to install and require no special tools for installation, however they are very difficult to remove.

The barrier seals resist physical attacks from saws, cutting sheers, bolt cutters, levering by crowbar, impact by hammer, etc. These seals can only be removed using a cutting wheel, which normally takes about 20 minutes.  Barrier seals are a one-time use product. For added security, all of our barrier seals have matching serial numbers on key components.

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Adjustable Plastic Seals

Plastic seals are used to mechanically secure a variety of containers. Typical applications include truck doors, trailer doors, railcar doors, totes, valves, coin bags, inner drum bags, crime scene evidence storage bags, and any container with a hasp or loops.

All of our seals are suitable for indoor or outdoor applications.  All seals have unique serial numbers, and some have bar codes.

Adjustable plastic seals are applied by threading the tip of the strap into the eye of the self-locking mechanism, then pulling the strap through to adjust for length and desired slack.  Depending on which seal is used removal can be done manually or may require scissors or snips.

Some seals include a tear off tab for ease of seal removal. Tearing off the tab destroys the seal locking mechanism so it cannot be re-used.

Adjustable plastic seals are intended to indicate tampering for low and medium security applications. For higher security projects requiring a barrier seal, please see our selection of cable seals.

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Plastic Padlock Seals

Plastic padlock style seals are commonly used as tamper-indicative seals for use on utility meters.  Removal of these seals requires cutting the wire shackle, which provides clear evidence of tampering.  Plastic security seals are intended for low and medium security applications.  Because the shackle must be destroyed in order for the seal to be removed, each tamper-evident padlock seal can only be used a single time. 

Our stock padlock seals include a writable panel to record a date, phone number, contact name, etc. Use a black felt tip marker or ink pen for marking. For maximum durability outdoors, apply clear tape over the printed information.

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