The Keeper® 8 ft. Ratchet Tie-Down features an abrasion-resistant 1 in. Hi-Test® webbing to absorb shock during transportation. It is constructed with a steel ratchet, padded molded grip handle, and large vinyl-covered S-hooks. The ratchet is designed with a rotating gear and lever mechanism latch to tighten and secure cargo loads. To engage attach the hook to an anchor point, pull the strap over the cargo and to desired tension leaving a bit of slack. Ratchet by raising and lowering the handle. The strap then locks into place to secure the cargo.