Use & Warranty
- DAMAGED SYNTHETIC TIE-DOWN ASSEMBLIES
Synthetic tie-down assemblies shall be removed from service if any damages, such as the following are visible:
- Holes, tears, cuts and snags.
- Broken or worn stitching in load bearing sew patterns.
- Excessive abrasive wear.
- Knots in the tie-down.
- Melting or charring of the tie-down or weld splatter on the tie-down.
- Chemical burns.
- Damaged loop. Eye-hook too small or too rough.
- Tear in webbing at fitting.
- Other apparent damages that may affect strength ratings, such as crushed webbing.
Department of Transportation FMCSA Regulations require that:
329.9 b2 Examine the commercial motor vehicle’s cargo and its load securing devices within the first 25 miles after beginning a trip and cause any adjustments to be made to the cargo or load securing devices (other than steel strapping) as may be necessary to maintain the security of the commercial motor vehicle’s load, and;
392.9 b3 Reexamine the commercial motor vehicle’s cargo and tis load securing devices periodically during the course of transportation and cause any adjustments to be made to the cargo or load securing devices (other than steel strapping) as may be necessary to maintain the security of the commercial motor vehicle’s load. A periodic reexamination and any necessary adjustments must be made:
(I) When the driver makes a change of his/her duty status; or
(II) After the commercial vehicle has been driven for 3 hours; or
(III) After the commercial motor vehicle has been driven for 150 miles, or whichever occurs first.
NT products are warranted for a period of three (3) months from date of shipment to be free from defects in material or workmanship. Any products to be defective in material or workmanship within the warranty period will be repaired or replaced.
This warranty does not extend to any product that has been subjected to misuse, abuse, accident, negligence, exposure to the elements or chemicals, alteration or unauthorized repair. Upon notification that a product has been found defective, NT will advise to which location the product should be returned via freight prepaid.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE OR LOSS OF VEHICLE, CARGO OR PROFITS.