The Keeper® 8' Auto Ratchet Tie-Down features a durable 2" Hi-Test® webbing to absorb shock and to resist rot and abrasion. It is constructed with a steel ratchet buckle, handles and snap hooks. The operation is simple and straightforward. The ratchet buckle is designed with a rotating gear and lever mechanism latch to tighten and secure your load. To engage, pull webbing to desired tension leaving a bit of slack and rachet by raising and lowering the handle. The webbing then locks into place to secure your cargo.