Tyden Ball Seal

  • Materials Steel, Tin Plates
  • Strength 116lbs
  • Marking Options Barcode, Embossed
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Product Summary

The Tyden Ball Seal is a fixed length flat metal strap seal that has been the global standard for tamper indicative truck seals.



  • Rail Cars
  • Containers
  • Hopper Cars
  • Tank Car
  • Tanker Trucks
  • Truck/Trailer Door


  • Made of tin-plated steel, optional painted strap or painted head (not both)
  • Cold stamped marking with two lines of up to 17 characters and 5-10 digits
  • Tensile strength: 116 lbf. (0.52 kN)
  • Removal: cut with tool (cable cutters model c-7 or tin cutters)

Marking / Printing

  • Standard: Embossed
  • Optional: Ink Jet (barcoding available on white or yellow seals)

Product Numbers

  • Standard Ball Seal S6161TTT
  • Rolled Edge Ball Seal S8181TTT


  • Standard Packing: 100/wire, 1,000 per carton
  • Carton Dimensions: 16" x 13" x 6" (406mm x 330mm x 152.4mm)
  • Carton Weight: 15lbs. (6.8 kg)


  • A world standard for more than 100 years and offers the most security for a tamper-indicative
  • Double locking ring design provides 100% effective closure
  • Seal end is visible for inspection through sight viewing hole
  • Removal impossible without leaving evidence of tampering
  • Optional safety rolled edge for easy handling
  • Literature

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