What is a Webbing?

27/08/2021
Webbing?is a strong?fabric?woven?as a flat strip or tube of varying width and?fibres, often used in place of?rope. It is a versatile component used in?climbing,?slacklining,?furniture?manufacturing,?automobile?safety,?auto racing,?towing,?parachuting,?military apparel,?load securing, and many other fields.
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.
Uses:
Sporting goods

Automotive and racing safety

Furniture

Military

Transportation

Apparel

Pet harnesses and leashes

Hardware