///How to Thread a Ratchet Strap and Loosen Ratchet Straps?

How to Thread a Ratchet Strap and Loosen Ratchet Straps?

How to Thread a Ratchet Strap and Loosen Ratchet Straps?

How to Thread a Ratchet Strap?

It is easy to know how to thread a ratchet strap for someone who never uses it. Before you use ratchet straps, you need to know what is a ratchet strap used for. Namely, we use tie-down straps to secure or fix something that we do not want them to move, fall down, or shift. For example, on holidays, we carry a BBQ stove and camping gears on our pickup truck and heading to a famous lake. However, before we arrive at a camping site, how do we know that our cargo will not fall down on highway. Therefore, we want to use ratchet straps to avoid any accidents caused by cargo from our truck.

Before we use ratchet straps, we need to know to use them: (If you use retractable ratchet straps, you do not need to thread a ratchet strap)

  1. Cranking handle to let slot from mandrel become perpendicular to handle direction.
  2. Take one hook to hook the truck side
  3. make sure that the webbing is not twisted but flat
  4. put the webbing into a slot from the mandrel
  5. once the webbing is in and pull the webbing back to you
  6. do not pull the webbing so tight because we need to crank 2~4 turns webbing on the mandrel
  7. crank the handle and there will be at least 3 turns webbing on the mandrel.
  8. Done.

Loosening Ratchet Straps is So Easy, but How?

Releasing straps from the ratchet tie down is never easy. Especially, when you use correct way to operate ratchet tie down. However, don’t be surprised that you will have a little trouble loosening ratchet straps because of frictions amount all parts. There are two main streams of loosening ratchet straps:

  • Traditional Ratchet Straps:
  1. Pull the lever and move the handle to release position.
  2. Hold the strap and yank it until it is loose.
  3. You need to try several times releasing webbing.
  4. If you can not release it, use scissors to cut the strap.
  • Best EZ Release Ratchet Straps: 
  1. Pull the lever and move the handle to release position.
  2. You only need two fingers to release webbing and DONE.
    (You can purchase EZ Release Ratchet Straps HERE)

If you have retractable ratchet straps, you need to read “How to release retractable ratchet strap with push button and without push button“.

How Can I Contact You?

You can email us at sales@acetiedown.com. Before you email us, you can go to our main products page. Furthermore, you can go to FAQ page and tutorial page to see more information about our products. After that, you can also go to contact page to fill out a form and we will reply to you ASAP. Moreover, you can go back to Homepage to see what else information you need.

 

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How to Thread a Ratchet Strap and Loosen Ratchet Straps-ACE Factory
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By |2018-01-23T15:48:46+06:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: How to Use Cargo Control Products, Ratchet Straps|0 Comments

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