How to use a Ratchet Strap in Under 60 Seconds

Published on 06/27/24

Ratchet Tie Down Buckle Tightening Instructions
1. From the bottom, thread webbing through the slot in the center spool of closed ratchet (figures 1 and 2)
2. Pull webbing through, removing the slack (figure 3)
3. Start ratcheting—raising and lowering handle (figure 4)

Ratchet Tie Down Buckle Release Instructions
1. To release, pull & hold release tab on top assembly to override ratcheting function (figure 6)
2. Open ratchet until it is completely open and flat (figure 7)
3. Grab webbing from non-fixed side and pull to release webbing (figure 8)
4. Pull and hold the release tab on the top assembly to close ratchet (figure 9)

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Proper threading and tightening of ratchet straps is critical. Ensure all straps are properly threaded, tightened, and free of damage or wear before use.

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