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Different Types of Ratchet Straps

Hook & Keeper

Hook and Keeper tie-downs are the industry standard for ratchet straps. Fitted with a hook and keeper on both ratchet tail and strap, these straps undoubtedly provide the most acceptable load restraint solution. With the keeper innovation, there is minimized likelihood of declasping the ratchet, thereby increasing the safety of your load.

Ratchet Strap

Buy Now – $30.25 to $22.00 Incl GST.

J-Hook

With a single hook positioned on a 90° angle to the strap, a J-hook provides the best strapping solution on a flat-bed truck. Most often J-hooks are utilized for car-carriers with the strap positioned over the tyre and are secured into access holes in the deck. Additionally, J-hooks may be used in heavy haulage of equipment or large machinery as their narrower footprint provide allows them to be used in tight or cramped locations.

Pro Tip: Superior tension can be gained through pairing with a D-ring.

Double J

Although similar to J-hooks, Double-J’s incorporate a second hook parallel to the other providing superior hold and rigidity. Most often used by heavy haulage companies and car transporters due to their suitability to latch onto the cut-outs on flat decks.

Pro Tip: While it may be tempting to use Double-J ratchet strap in place of a hook and keeper on your all-round bar to secure cargo, we recommend spending the time using a Hook & Keeper as it ensures a safer hold, helping protect you and those around you on the roads.

Double J Ratchet Strap

Buy Now – $30.25 to $24.75 Incl GST.

Double J

Although similar to J-hooks, Double-J’s incorporate a second hook parallel to the other providing superior hold and rigidity. Most often used by heavy haulage companies and car transporters due to their suitability to latch onto the cut-outs on flat decks.

Pro Tip: While it may be tempting to use Double-J ratchet strap in place of a hook and keeper on your all-round bar to secure cargo, we recommend spending the time using a Hook & Keeper as it ensures a safer hold, helping protect you and those around you on the roads.

Where is the best place to find these variations? Right here, at Buchanans, we provide you with all these variations with next morning delivery to Sydney metro for orders placed before 4pm – same day dispatch nationally on orders placed before 4pm.