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What are the buckle clips called?

Prong. The prong (also named pin) is typically made out of steel or other types of metal. In conventional belts, the prong fits through the buckle to secure the material at a pre-set length. The prong is usually referred to as the tongue of the buckle in America, as in ‘lock-tongued buckle’.

What are the buckle clips called?

Prong. The prong (also named pin) is typically made out of steel or other types of metal. In conventional belts, the prong fits through the buckle to secure the material at a pre-set length. The prong is usually referred to as the tongue of the buckle in America, as in ‘lock-tongued buckle’.

What is squeeze buckle?

side-squeeze buckle allows easy snugging up of strapping at both ends with quick release by pressing on side of buckle. Easily attaches to webbing with feed-through slots.

What is a cam buckle?

A Cam Buckle Strap is one of the more unique types of tie-down straps as they don’t use a mechanism to secure cargo with such as a Ratchet Strap that uses a Ratchet to tighten the cargo. Cam Buckle Straps are tightened by using hand strength and can only be tightened as much as your hand force can physically tighten.

How do you use webbing on a backpack buckle?

Sew webbing onto these buckles for use as light duty straps on backpacks and bags. Feed-through buckles are easy to cinch. Lift the buckle to release.

How do you attach webbing to a strap?

Attach webbing to these buckles without sewing. Cam buckles tighten faster than ratchet buckles. Pull the strap through to tighten; lift the cam to release. Both ends have a cam buckle for fast tightening. Ratchet buckles tighten incrementally for maximum tension. They have a hook on one end so you can secure them to an anchor point.

How do you use feed through buckles?

These buckles have a bar that grips webbing tightly without sewing. Use them for light duty strapping applications, such as on backpacks and bags. Feed-through buckles are easy to cinch. Lift the buckle to release. Squeeze-release buckles quickly release with one hand. Style C buckles have wings so it’s easier to open with gloved hands.

How do I tighten the buckles on my strap?

Hinged-bar buckles hold tight upon cinching; push down on the buckle to release. Squeeze-release buckles quickly release with one hand. Cam buckles tighten fast. Pull the strap through to tighten; lift the cam to release. Spring-loaded clamp buckles have a spring and gripping teeth to hold webbing tight. Push down on the clamp to release.