The Keeper® 27 ft. Side-Loading Ratchet Tie-Down features an abrasion-resistant 2 in. Hi-Test® webbing to absorb shock during transportation. It is constructed with a steel ratchet handle and flat hooks. To engage attach the hook to an anchor point. Release the trigger to open ratchet handle side gate then insert strap sideways onto the spool. Close the gate and pull release trigger towards handle then ratchet by raising and lowering the handle. The webbing then locks into place to secure your cargo.