Universal Polymer specifically formulates and designs our EPDM rubber straps to provide durable tie downs for tarpaulins. As an exclusive manufacturer of industry-leading GOLDLINE® (EPDM) and Ameripride® EPDM tarp straps, we know the importance of product longevity and dependability. GOLDLINE tarp straps are widely considered the best straps on the market.
We make all our straps in the United States, which means high manufacturing standards, superior materials, and exceptional quality. In addition to our rigid quality standards, we offer a host of packaging options in both wholesale and retail formats, with private label options to suit your particular market.
EPDM Rubber Tarp Straps Manufacturing
Tarp straps, also known as tie-down straps, are a critical tool used to secure protective tarps over items in flatbed trailers and trucks, pickups, and other transport equipment. Ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) synthetic rubber and natural rubber blends are commonly used to manufacture heavy-duty rubber tarp straps due to their inherent material strength and flexibility.
EPDM rubber tie down straps get manufactured in a range of thicknesses and lengths to ensure optimal tarp fit and effective load protection. Although numerous suppliers offer tarp straps, using only high-quality tarp straps will provide longer periods of tarpaulin tensioning. At Universal Polymer, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to produce superior quality rubber straps for securing tarps in a variety of conditions.
Benefits of EPDM Rubber Tarp Straps
For every residential home, it takes an average of seven flatbed trucks to haul the necessary materials. Heavy-duty flatbed trucks haul thousands of loads across the country to critical construction and infrastructure sites every day. EPDM tarp straps facilitate the safe movement of these materials by holding tarps in place to protect materials over long distances in harsh outdoor conditions.
For these demanding applications, Universal Polymer’s EPDM and rubber tarp straps offer:
- Dependable tension for reliable tarp coverage
- Minimal potential for breakage, especially when compared with cheaper standard straps
- Compatibility with smaller applications, such as securing tarps on personal truck beds and trailers
While EPDM rubber tarp straps are exceptionally durable, they are not designed to tie down items or bear loads. Tarp straps should only be used to secure tarps over a load that has already been secured separately by ratchet straps, chains, or other appropriate load tie-down methods.
EPDM Rubber Tarp Strap Details
At Universal Polymer, we understand that the size and shape of a load has a significant effect on the fit of the covering. In order to ensure optimal protection from the elements, we offer EPDM tarp straps in five sizes:
Our straps are manufactured from premium-quality EPDM. EPDM is highly resistant to ozone and UV radiation, which gives it a longer service life even when exposed to harsh outdoor conditions. Natural rubber is best suited to sustained cold temperatures, but ozone and UV will cause cracking within months.
Overall, EPDM straps last between five and 20 times longer than natural rubber, and you can rely on EPDM to retain elasticity and resilience for longer. With natural light and heat resistance, Universal Polymer’s EPDM rubber will withstand temperatures from -20°F to 130°F. Our EPDM rubber tarp straps are available in a variety of colors to provide optimal visibility and easy organization. All of our tarp straps come with strong, easy-to-use iron wire S-hooks complete with rust-prohibitive coating.
About Universal Polymer & Rubber
At Universal Polymer and Rubber, we are committed to providing our customers in every industry with quality EPDM and rubber tarp straps that meet and exceed industry standards for quality, durability, and reliability.