Archive | December, 2012

New Warehouse Space Nearly Complete

The big news at US Cargo Control really is big- as in a new warehouse space to house USCC products. Another 42,750 square feet has been added, which nearly triples the current warehouse space. Several new products have been added to the US Cargo Control merchandise line-up recently, including replacement tie down straps, tire chains, […]

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Furniture Pads

Furniture pads from US Cargo Control come in a variety of styles. Sized at 72″ x 80″ these furniture pads (also known as moving blankets) give you plenty of coverage to protect your belongings when moving. With three different quality options to choose from, you can go with one from our “best” heavy-duty furniture pad […]

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Product Review: Ergo 360 Winch Bar

The Ergo 360 Winch Bar features a new patent-pending design with a unique bend which keeps the handle and the tip are parallel. This means the bar can rotate 360 degrees to accommodate a variety of clearance angles. It eliminates the user from low angels when tightening or releasing tension, to eliminate back and neck pain […]

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Grade 70 Transport Chain: Specifications, Sizes, Safety Tips, and Attachments

Transport chain is essential if you plan to haul heavy duty cargo or equipment. Grade 70 chain is the ideal transport chain since it’s made with carbon steel that’s heat treated to create additional strength. When purchasing Grade 70 chain, look for these specifications: Meets or exceeds safety regulations set by the Department of Transportation […]

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New Products: BlackLine Ratchet Straps, Winch Straps and Roll Off Straps

Our new BlackLine tie down straps were developed for US Cargo Control so we could offer customers premium tie downs with the strongest webbing on the market. The line includes 2” and 4” wide ratchet straps, winch straps and roll off straps with higher break strengths than traditional webbing, to create an increased working load […]

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Chain Binders

What is a chain binder? Also called a load binder, chain binders are a device to tighten chain when securing a load for transport. There are two general styles of chain binders –  ratchet binder and lever binder. The method of tightening the binder is what differentiates the two. Ratchet Binder Uses a ratcheting action […]

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How to Use an Endless Cam Buckle Strap

Like ratchet straps, cam buckle straps are great for securing a load. But the method of tightening with a cam buckle strap makes it less likely that you’ll over-tighten and damage cargo. Cam buckles are tightened by pulling the strap rather than with a ratcheting action, so the strap can be tensioned only as tight […]

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