What is Working Load Limit (WLL)?

What is Working Load Limit (WLL)?

Working Load Limit (WLL) is the maximum load a component or assembly should be subjected to during routine use. These values apply to new products in normal working conditions and are marked by the manufacturer on the synthetic web tie down assembly or other cargo securement system. U.S. Department of Transportation regulations subchapter B-Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, 49 CFR, Part 393, Paragraph 393.102(b) requires that: […]

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Understanding Break Strength vs. Working Load Limit

Understanding Break Strength vs. Working Load Limit

What is Break Strength vs. Working Load Limit? When it comes to ratchet straps, winch straps, and just about any other type of strap in the cargo industry, the words Working Load Limit (WLL) and Breaking or Break Strength are commonly seen. Every piece of webbing, buckle, ratchet, and end hardware has its own number associated with both its WLL and Break Strength. ┬áThese numbers […]

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