Container seals are specially designed for applications such as security sealing shipping containers and box trailers. This security seals meet the security standard ISO 17712 barrier security seals and they are classified as High Security Seals. Their main characteristic is the high degree of solidity and high grade locking and safety.
The purpose of container seals is to determine whether a freight container has been tampered with, i.e. whether there has been unauthorized entry into the container through its doors.
Container seals that conform to ISO 17712 are suitable for other applications, such as bulk railcars or truck trailers used in cross-border and domestic operations. The most preferred type of security seal for carriers is the high security Bolt Seal container security seals that meets the criteria of ISO PAS 17712.
Security seals for containers may come in many shapes and forms from embossed lead wire seals to plastic, and metal strip seals to plastic, and metal bullet seals to padlocks all of which have been used by customers to safeguard the cargo in transit that is shipped in containers.