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Ratchet Straps

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Ratchet Straps

Ratchet straps are used to secure loads for transit on flatbed Trailers, in Vans and Lorries, etc. Fortris ratchet strap are suitable for a variety of tie down applications. Our heavy duty ratchet straps have strength ratings of between 1000kgs to 5000kgs and come in lengths between 6m and 10m. In addition to the full ratchet strap sets we also supply just the webbing part with a hook and the ratchet handles only.

Ratchet Straps are used to hold down cargo or equipment during transport. Tie down straps are basically webbing that has tie down hardware sewn to it. The hardware allows the tie down strap to attach to the area surrounding the cargo or equipment, loop over the cargo or equipment, and/or attach to the cargo or equipment. It usually also provides a method of introducing tension to hold the item in place. There are a variety of choices for hardware; ratchets, cam buckles, snap hooks, flat hooks, wire hooks, s-hooks, and much more.

Fortris Ratchet strap allow for one handed tensioning and an easy release buckle for effortless tightening and, releasing of your load once at the destination. The ranges of heavy duty ratchet straps are made from soft, yet hard wearing polyester webbing.

Ratchet straps are manufactured to secure cargo in place on trucks, trailers, boats, and other freight carriers. Most ratchet strap are made with polyester webbing to minimize weathering and damage. There is a wide variety of hardware for ratchet straps, such as; flat hooks, snap hooks, wire hooks, grab hooks, s-hooks, chain, e fittings, and more.

You should inspect your ratchet strap before each use and replace any tie down strap assembly that is not in excellent working condition. You should never use a ratchet strap if there is abrasive wear, broken or worn stitching, holes, tears, cuts, or any tie down hardware that shows a defect.

The following are some of the features the Ratchet Strap offer:

Manufactured to EN 12195-2:2001
Hard wearing Webbing
Batch tested for quality control
Strength ratings are “minimum break strength”. Unless otherwise specified
The strength rating is based upon a straight tensile pull; Load direction other than straight can result in a significant reduction in strength.

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