Polypropylene Webbing 101: What is it and why is it the best?

What Webbing is best for me?

Polypropylene webbing (as it is commonly known.) Has become widely used in a variety of sectors. Read on to find out what makes this component so special…


What is Polypropylene Webbing?

A thermoplastic polymer developed in 1951, It swiftly overtook nylon in popularity due to its cut price, strength and other qualities. The polypropylene used in our webbing is converted into fibres which are then woven together into strips.


Advantages Of Using Polypropylene Plastic For Webbing

It is widely available and not difficult to make. It is also able to take a lot of weight, depending on the type. heavy weave webbing was created for tougher uses, such as strapping down equipment. While traditional webbing (our most popular and flexible type) is used in everything, from pet wear (collars, harnesses, leads, headcollars.) To PPE (straps for jackets, helmets and other safety products.)

The light weight webbing (also known as edging tape or binding.) Isn’t as strong as heavy weave webbing. When paired with another material it makes a great finish to your product. This type gives a clean look and not intended to be used on it’s own.

Herring bone webbing has the same qualities as traditional webbing. It has a neat pattern to it which looks similar to seat belt webbing.

Polyprop webbing is great for marine areas due to being water resistant and buoyant. Since it is chemically non reactive and very light, it is adaptable to most industries. It is also an insulator and does not conduct electricity.

Our webbing is available in a large range of sizes and colours.


How do I attach it to my application?

It is recommended that Polyprop webbing sewn onto your products. It can also be glued with a strong adhesive.


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