The company has also introduced textile webbing for industrial uses. Webbing is a strong fabric, woven as a flat strip or tube of varying width and fibers, often used in place of rope. It is a versatile component used in climbing, slack lining, furniture manufacturing, automobile safety, auto racing, towing, parachuting, military apparel, load securing, and many other fields, most modern webbing is made of synthetic fibers such as polypropylene or polyester.
Webbing is both light and strong, with breaking strengths readily available in excess of 10,000 lb (44.4 kN).
There are two basic constructions of webbing. Flat webbing is a solid weave, with seat belts and most backpack straps being common examples. Tubular webbing consists of a flattened tube; it is commonly used in climbing and industrial applications.