E Track: Not Just For The Truck or Trailer Any More

By Christine Halvorsen • 12.08.21
Category Articles & How-To's  e-track  e-track fittings  galvanized e-track  horizontal e-track 

If you aren’t aware of the versatility of E-track, a quick search of this blog can get you started. It’s great for securing motorcycles, ATVs, lawn tractors, pallets- just about anything once you install it in the back of a pickup truck, on a flatbed trailer, or in an enclosed trailer. But have you thought about the many uses for etrack around the garage, storage shed, barn, or worksite? This handy track and the various options of straps and end fittings make this system an invaluable tool for many non-transporting uses. In the garage, install an 8' length of e-track along wall studs.

Image of painted etrack tie down with o-ring

Stock up on fittings like an E track tie down with O-ring as well as S hooks, and you’ve got an easy way to hang everything from tools to lawn trimming equipment to sporting goods. In a storage shed, install two lengths of vertical e-track and add a wood end socket. A simple 1"x6" lumber piece creates a spot to place a sheet of plywood to create instant decking to maximize your space.

 

Image of horizontal E-track with two rope tie off fittings

Insert a rope tie off into an e-track single or 2' track and you instantly have a D ring to loop a rope, twine, etc. through securely. This handy assembly can hold doors open, secure animal leads, hold feed bags or bins against the wall when paired with a rubber tarp strap- the uses are endless.

 

Image of horizontal e-trackOn the worksite, install horizontal e-track along the wall if you have items such as panels, lumber, tires, ladders, etc. that lean against the wall. Securing these items to the wall is easy with the wide variety of sizes and styles of E-track ratchet straps and cam straps that are available. Add plastic end caps and you've got a safe, versatile storage spot. An e-track single or smaller length of 2' E-track is also handy for mounting to utility carts like those used in a warehouse for smaller scale securing an hauling jobs. Pick up the 2' galvanized e track if your equipment will be outside and exposed to the elements.

Learn more about E-track - including a general product overview, installation tips, and more.

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