The Keeper® 8 ft. Ratchet Tie-Down features an abrasion-resistant 1.25 in. Hi-Test® webbing to absorb shock during transportation. It is constructed with a steel ratchet, open molded grip handle, and heavy duty vinyl covered snap hooks. The ratchet 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 over load and to desired tension leaving a bit of slack and ratchet by raising and lowering the handle. The webbing then locks into place to secure the cargo.