The Keeper® 12 ft. Digital Camo Ratchet Tie-Down features an abrasion and rot resistant 1 in. nylon webbing to absorb shock. Constructed with a steel ratchet buckle with ergonomic molded handles and vinyl covered S-hooks to prevent scratching and marring. The ratchet buckle is designed with a rotating gear and lever mechanism latch to tighten and secure your load.To engage attach the hook to an anchor point, pull webbing to desired tension leaving a bit of slack and ratchet by raising and lowering the handle. The webbing then locks into place to secure your cargo.