Nylon Webbing is often made into Straps. Of course there are other types of common webbing besides nylon, there is Polypropylene Webbing, also called "Polypro Webbing" for short, Cotton Webbing, Polyester Webbing, and many types of Rubberized Webbing and webbing made from specialized fibers. Technically webbing is classified as a narrow textile, any textile less than 12 inches in width is considered a webbing.
Gossgrain ribbon is also a type of webbing that is not rated for loadbearing, it is used mainly as an edging for manufactured textile products to prevent fraying of the material and to give a neat finished look
Hardware can be be nearly any fastening device, hook, adjusting device you can imagine. Most commonly, some type of Buckles, adjusters, grommets, hooks and snaps are used on straps. Grommets are also used on straps to reinforce a hole used to attach the strap to a hard surface using a screw or bolt.
Webbing an Essay by M.P.
Visit our other website www.bucklewebbinghardware.com for information about webbing & strap hardware
and www.nylonwebbingstraps.com for info on webbing to reinforce the edges of tarps
www.elasticshockcord.biz for shock cord used to tie down tarps.
www.grommettool.biz to learn about tools used to set quality brass grommets for tarps made of heavy duty fabric and canvas