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The Material Industry Loves

Written by Swap Shop on November 25th, 2013. Posted in Snap hook, Tie strap, Wholesale belts

Bag straps

You’ve probably seen it. You’ve probably used it. But, you probably didn’t know what it’s called. Webbing, the strong fabric woven as flat strips or tubes, is most often used in place of rope. Though cotton and flax were originally the major components of webbing, synthetic fibers are now much more common. Nylon webbing and polypropylene webbing are the two most common types, and they make appearances in dozens of industries.

Types of Webbing

Nylon

Nylon, a silky thermoplastic, first appeared in the production of toothbrush bristles in 1938. It has high tenacity fibers, making it popular for use in seat belt, tire cord, and ballistic cloth production.

Polypropylene

Polypropylene is highly durable, justifying its appear