Archive | November, 2012

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Plastic End Caps for E-Track

Once you’ve installed your e-track, be sure to add plastic end caps to the horizontal tracks. The smooth black plastic creates a clean, finished look and not only prevents cargo, clothes, hands, and feet from catching on the metal ends, it also protects the metal e-track from abrasions. Plastic end caps for etrack can be used on […]

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How to Choose Fasteners When Installing E-track

  We’ve posted a how to install e-track video, but how do you know which fasteners to choose for attaching e-track? There are three common types of fastening systems for e track: Through-bolting Uses a nut and bolt system and creates the best hold. This is typically used in the floor, where a nut, bolt […]

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Cargo Nets for Trailers

Cargo nets for trailers makes securing cargo easy, safe, and quick. • One-piece design eliminates the need for multiple straps, ropes, or bungee cords. Built-in spring fittings for E-track (not included; sold separately) make attaching fast and secure. • The 41″ x 80″ size is generous enough to cover cargo but the low profile of the […]

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Tie Down Strap Tag Information: Break Strength and Working Load Limit

Webbing tie down straps like ratchet straps and cam buckle straps should be marked with a tag indicating the break strength and working load limit.   What does the break strength mean on tie downs? According to the Web Sling and Tie Down Association (WSTDA), breaking strength is the load in pounds or kilograms at which point any load […]

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