Users' questions

What is another name for ratchet straps?

What is another name for ratchet straps?

A tie down strap (also known as a ratchet strap, a lashing strap or a tie down) is a fastener used to hold down cargo or equipment during transport.

What is strap slang for?

Strap means a gun or firearm. A strap is usually a pistol.

Are hyper tough ratchet straps good?

Very secure They are tough, with a good sized hook to securely fasten items. My favorite feature is the ratchet. Many of these types of ratchet straps have a real cheap ratchet, not this brand. Use them with with ease and feel confident your load will be secure.

Are ratchet straps safe?

Ratchet straps are one of the most widely utilized tools to secure moving cargo. Therefore, it is very important that ratchet straps are regularly and properly inspected. In reality, there simply is no such thing as “minor” damage. If you are not sure whether a ratchet strap is damaged, DO NOT USE IT.

What does strap mean?

transitive verb. 1a(1) : to secure with or attach by means of a strap. (2) : to support (something, such as a sprained joint) with overlapping strips of adhesive plaster. b : bind, constrict. 2 : to beat or punish with a strap.

What should you not do with a ratchet strap?

There are three main things you want to avoid when storing ratchet straps:

  • Moisture – Storing ratchet straps is a place where they are exposed to moisture can cause it to mold and mildew.
  • Direct Sunlight – Ratchet straps should always be stored in a dark, dry place away from direct sunlight.

Should you twist a ratchet strap?

Did you know by creating a half twist on your ratchet strap when transporting can actually make your ratchet straps more secure? When putting a half twist in the ratchet strap this reduces the flapping of the ratchet strap. The reason that wind can cause damage to your tie down straps is due to friction.