What is a Webbing?
They may be made of?hemp,?cotton?or?linen, but also synthetic fibers such as?nylon,?polypropylene?or?polyester. Webbing is also made from exceptionally high-strength material, such as?Dyneema, and?Kevlar. Webbing is both light and strong, with?breaking strengths?readily available in excess of 10,000?pounds-force?(44?kilonewtons).
There are two basic constructions of webbing. Flat webbing is a solid weave, with?seat belts?and most backpack straps being common examples. Tubular webbing consists of a flattened tube, and is commonly used in climbing and industrial applications.