What is a Double J Hook?

What is a Double J Hook?

2″ • Extra Heavy Duty Double J Wire Hook Wire hooks are great for motorcycle straps, utility trailer straps, and many more ratchet strap applications. This heavy duty wire hook accommodates 2” webbing.

What kind of ratchet straps do I need?

Example, if you are hauling something that weights 5,000 lbs, you must use the amount of straps that have a total working load of 5,000 lbs or more. If you are using 2” ratchet straps that have a wll of 3,333 lbs, the you should use a minimum of 2 straps.

What ratchet straps do I need?


  • Determine the weight and size of the cargo you are securing.
  • Tie down strap needs a Working Load Limit (WLL) equal to or greater than that weight.
  • Choose the length you need.
  • Choose the hardware that will be best for your application (ratchet, hooks, etc)

What is a lashing strap?

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. Tie down straps are essentially webbing that is outfitted with tie down hardware.

How much weight can a strap hold?

Ratchet straps can have a working load limit up to 5,000 lbs. with a 15,000-lb break strength rating, and can create a tighter and more secure restraint – ideal for solid, heavy loads.

What are the easiest ratchet straps to use?

The FlipTite is, without a doubt, the easiest tie-down strap the world has ever known. Designed to be simple enough for a 10-year-old to operate, but strong enough to secure loads like canoes, lumber, appliances, furniture, or anything similar.

What is a tiedown?

Definition of tie-down : a fitting or a system of lines and fittings used to secure something (such as an aircraft or cargo)

What’s a cam buckle?

A Cam Buckle Strap is one of the more unique types of tie-down straps as they don’t use a mechanism to secure cargo with such as a Ratchet Strap that uses a Ratchet to tighten the cargo. Cam Buckle Straps are tightened by using hand strength and can only be tightened as much as your hand force can physically tighten.