Welcome to the Walnut Industries Europe website. Walnut Industries Europe is the European affiliate of Walnut Industries Inc., Bensalem, PA, U.S.A. Walnut Industries Europe solely and exclusively supplies to European Military and Governmental organizations.
For civilian commercial inquires please visit ty-gard.com
Walnut Industries Inc. is the manufacturer of Ty-Gard 2000® and Void-Gard®, the most robust, flexible, cost-effective and user-friendly cargo restraint system available for both civil and military use including military air transport. Walnut Industries Inc. is geared towards manufacturing product that meets the most stringent requirements in the most demanding of environments. Walnut Industries Inc. and its affiliate Walnut Industries Europe are therefore especially well placed to meet the needs of military customers.
Walnut Industries has been developing and manufacturing unique and innovative solutions for the transport industry since 1981. We strive to deliver high quality, dependable and cost- effective approved cargo restraint technologies to intermodal shippers.
We use the world’s finest raw materials and high tenacity fibres and we continuously seek to improve our ISO 9001 accredited process. As industry experts in damage prevention, Walnut Industries is a proud member of the Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC).
Walnut Industries Europe specialises in serving the military market with its unique mix of sensitive and often irregularly shaped cargo’s, stringent handling requirements, exposure to extreme transport conditions in terms of acceleration and jerk as well as temperature and humidity, time critical despatch and delivery needs and, of course, reliability and quality assurance.
To facilitate and simplify the procurement process, Walnut Industries’ products can be ordered either by quoting NATO Stock Numbers (NSN) or via our customers’ specific ordering procedure. Thus, easy implementation in our military customers’ ERP systems is assured, supply is ensured and costs are controlled and accounted for.
Would you like to see how Ty-Gard 2000® works? Spare 2’9” of your time to see a step-by- step rendering of the securing of a mixed load of military goods in a 20’ container by a crew of 2.
Note that Ty-Gard 2000® requires no fixation points or other special provisions inside the container. Only the bare container walls are used. Each band will restrain and secure a load of 5000 kg up to 4G. No tools, other than the ones you will see being used, are required. Watch now
Walnut Industries’ products can be ordered either via our customers’ specific ordering procedures, which we can accommodate upon request, or by quoting NATO Stock Numbers (NSN). Thus, easy implementation in our military customers’ ERP systems is assured, supply is ensured and costs are controlled and accounted for.
Ty-Gard 2000®, cost-effective, user-friendly cargo restraint system
See the photo gallery for guidelines how to install Ty-Gard® for various types of cargo. The video (2’9”) shows a step-by-step instruction on how to secure a cargo of mixed military goods in a 20’ container.
Check out our step by step instructions or watch our instruction video below.
Check condition of CTU; prepare stowage plan; predetermine position of TGR and TGA.
Mark positions of TGR and TGA on side walls.
Cut-off required number of strips of TGR, TGA, TP and TT.
Apply TGR and/or TGA at marked positions. Always follow contours of side walls.
To restrain cargo in vertical direction: Mark predetermined positions on either side walls; Apply cut-in half-overlenght TGA strips vertically over top of cargo; follow normal procedure.
Use bonding roller to apply pressure firmly on to all adhesive-strips of TGR, TGA, TP and TT.
Stow cargo tightly against sides and up against TGR (or end- walls).
Brace up cargo at any remaining empty space with the correct type of Void-Gard®.
To complete vertical restraint: Pull TGA strips across top of cargo, overlapping the ends. Insert tensioner, tighten and apply cut-in-half strips of TP.
To restrain cargo horizontally at door side: Pull TGA strips across front face of cargo, overlap the ends and tighten. secure with TP. Follow normal procedure.
Apply vertical strips of TT to attach TGA to cargo, preventing sagging. CTU is now ready for transport.
At final destination: simply cut TGA, unload CTU, peel TGA towards front, TGR towards door end of CTU resp. and dispose together with plastics for recycling or incineration.