Truck Tie Down & Flatbed Winches
Cargo Tie Down Winches
Winch tie down systems are commonly used to secure cargo on flatbed trailers and straight trucks. In this setup, winches are used in combination with winch straps and other hardware to keep your load in place.
The winch is attached to the base of the trailer and includes a slot for the webbing, as well as a round hole into which a winch bar is inserted. After the strap is in position, the bar is used to tighten the strap, adding enough tension to prevent cargo movement.
There are several ways these can be attached to your flatbed, depending on your application needs. You will also need to take into account where it will go, as most are classified as bottom-mount or side-mount.
Weld-On Truck Tie Down Winch
Weld-ons are permanently affixed to your trailer. If you usually haul the same type of cargo, this durable option will meet your needs.
Sliding Trailer Winch
The sliding options are used in conjunction with winch track. You can move it along the track, then use tension to lock it in place.
Double L sliding winches slide in both directions for increased flexibility.
This style is ideal for multifaceted applications where you frequently carry different load configurations. It's simple to adapt to the new setup every time.
Portable Trailer Winch
The portable version also works well with different load types - it can be removed and reattached as needed. Each comes with two screws for easy placement.
Flatbed Trailer Winch Styles
After you've found the attachment option that works best for you, you can explore the different designs.
The styles listed below are compatible with an up to 4" winch strap unless otherwise noted.
Lashing flatbed winches have a quick-release option, similar to a ratchet. This added feature allows for fast, straightforward operation.
The lashing style is generally used with 2" webbing.
A combination winch can be used with either webbing or wire rope, making this the perfect choice for those who have versatile tie down needs.
These are designed to work in situations where space is limited. They also reduce the risk of a winch bar rollover for added safety.
As the name suggests, this version lets you store and protect excess webbing with ease.
Ratchet Winch Cap
Convert to a ratchet winch using the OverDrive ratcheting cap. It reduces load time and and is compatible with weld-on, sliding, and portable options.
It even has a weatherproof seal to protect key components from the elements.
Bolt-on stake pockets are made of zinc-plated steel and can be used with lumber or stake posts.
Turn stake pockets into strap anchor points with Porta Winches (both inward and outward offset available). With this accessories, you can tie down a load at any of the stake pockets on your trailer. This makes it adjusting your setup for different loads a breeze.
The inward offset allows for track-mounted tarp clearance.
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