The Keeper® 8 ft. Ratchet Tie-Down features an abrasion-resistant 1-1/2 in. Hi-Test® webbing to absorb shock during transportation. It is constructed with a steel ratchet buckle, padded open molded grip handle, and large vinyl-covered snap hooks. 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.