What is: Band ? - Term Definition

It is defined in three ways;
It can refer to straps which are metallic. These straps would be kept inside materials or cartons that are in papers with waterproof qualities. The purpose for this would be to make sure that the items inside the cartons are secure while they are being shipped
It can also refer to a paper (strip) that is either unprinted or printed. This piece of paper would be wrapped around sheets which are loose. They would be kept wrapped until they are bonded by a cover.
This can also refer to the process of placing a paper band in a position where they would be around pieces that have been brought together or assembled other loose sheets.