1 inch Ratchet Straps

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1 inch Ratchet Straps for Cargo Securement

1-inch Ratchet Straps are the perfect light-duty solution for transporting cargo in the back of pickup trucks, pickup trailers, moving vans, and other household applications. What makes these straps great is they are light in physical weight, but they are able to offer you security when transporting lighter-weight cargo at an affordable price point. Some of the applications that 1-inch ratchet straps work well with include Motorcycles, ATVs, cargo in the back of a pickup truck, securing boxes, hunting tree stands, lawnmowers, go-karts, and moving vans to name a few of the most popular applications. This ratchet strap is one of the more commonly thought-of tie-down straps for securing items around the house or moving cargo across town.

We take pride in knowing that our 1-inch ratchet straps far exceed the value of any other traditional tie-down straps on the market when it comes to the quality and the price point that you deserve. This great combination gives you the peace of mind that knowing your cargo is safe and secure during the entire cargo transport. Although our 1-inch ratchet straps are smaller in size than our popular 2-inch ratchet straps they are still incredibly heavy-duty and are able to secure most everyday cargo applications safely.

One of the main reasons that polyester tie-down webbing is used for all of our ratchet straps is the webbing provides excellent strength-to-stretch ratios to ensure that the cargo you are transporting on the roadways doesn’t come loose or a strap potentially breaks from stretching. Another added benefit of having this type of webbing is it provides great durability in the outside elements over time and helps to protect against damaging the sun’s UV rays, moisture, and potential mold and mildew.

All of these conditions can weaken your straps over time but using polyester can help to reduce the amount of damage the elements may cause. Some of the popular options for our 1-inch ratchet straps include hardware combinations such as S Hooks, Wire Hooks, E Track Fittings, and Endless Loops to name a few.

Here at RatchetStrapsUSA, we have the capability to custom-make just about any kind of ratchet strap that fits your cargo securement needs in 1-inch to 4-inch wide polyester tie-down webbing options. If you are interested in learning more about our custom-made tie-down strap applications you can give our ratchet strap experts a call at 800-483-2189 or by using our online contact us form located at the top of the website.

How to Tighten a Ratchet Strap Instructions

1. From the bottom of the ratchet strap slowly thread the webbing through the slot in the center of the spool of the closed ratchet.
2. Next pull the webbing through and remove the excess slack or loose webbing to make a firm but not tight webbing.
3. Begin to crank the ratchet handle up and down to tighten the ratchet strap into place. You will want to make sure the item you are transporting is snug, but not too tight that it damages the cargo you are transporting.

How to Loosen a Ratchet Strap Instructions

1. To release the ratchet strap, pull and hold the tab on top of the ratchet assembly to override the ratcheting function.
2. Open the Ratchet until it is completely open and ratchet is laying flat.
3. Grab the polyester tie-down webbing from the nonfixed side and begin to pull the webbing to release.
4. Pull and hold the release tab on top of the ratchet to close the ratchet.

The Different Types of Ratchet Straps

E Track Ratchet Straps – E Track Ratchet Straps are ratchet straps that have been specifically designed for use with e-track rail systems that are installed along the walls and the flooring of trailers and moving vans. Simply latch the e-track fitting into place on the e-track rail and tighten it to the desired tightness and you are ready to hit the road in a matter of minutes saving you time. These straps also work great due to the versatility that e-track can offer through numerous different securement points to make sure your cargo remains secured throughout the next move.

Ratchet Straps with Wire Hooks – Ratchet Straps with wire hooks are one of the most common types of ratchet straps that are used around the house, for everyday use, or for those who are professional truck drivers. Straps that include Wire hook hardware are known around the industry as a great all-around hook for many different securement applications in pickup trucks, moving vans, semi-trailers, dry vans, and more! Wire hooks can easily connect to rails or tie-down hardware rings that are installed along with the flooring of the trailers or interior moving vans.

Ratchet Straps with Flat Hooks – Ratchet Straps with Flat Hooks are one of the most commonly used straps on flatbed trailers as the flat hooks can quickly latch into place along the rails of the flatbed trailer. This provides you with great strength and durability for even the heaviest or oversized cargo that is being transported on the roadways. Flat Hooks connect to the rub rails of the flatbed trailers in a matter of seconds and once tightened they will keep your cargo safe time and time again.

Ratchet Straps with Snap Hooks – Snap Hooks are by far one of our most popular types of Ratchet Straps as they are extremely easy to use as a hook into place from a wide range of different securement points. Great for pickup trucks, pickup trailers, moving vans, semi-trucks, and through securement with D Ring Hardware that is installed to the flooring of trailers. These straps are normally the most commonly thought of strap when people think of Ratchet Straps and are used for a wide variety of securement applications for vehicles, ATVs, and Motorcycles to name a few of the more popular types of ratchet strap applications.

Ratchet Straps with Chain and Hook – Ratchet Snaps with Chain and Hook are used for some of the heavier duty applications such as flatbed trailers for the most part. These straps are extremely heavy and duty and may not be useful for all applications or those who are not professional shippers who may transport cargo often. One of the added benefits to purchasing these straps is their durability over time which helps make these straps a great investment for those who secure cargo often.

Frequently Asked 1 inch Ratchet Strap Questions

Are these straps made in the USA? – A lot of our stock straps are imported as well as a majority of our tie-down hardware. All of our custom 1-inch ratchet straps are assembled and sewn in-house to options that fit your applications best. A lot of companies will claim that they are Made in the USA but will import hardware and assemble the straps in-house.

1 inch Ratchet Straps