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What is Seat Belt Webbing?

A seat belt is a critical component in the vehicle that keeps you safe in the event of an accident. However, when someone refers to a seat belt, what do you think of? Is it the entire system or just a part? A seat belt has several components. There is the seat belt retractors, seat belt buckles, seat belt tongues, pillar loops, as well as the seat belt webbing.

The job of most of these components are easy to guess based off of there names. Retractors do just that, retract the seat belt. It also locks the webbing in case when an accident occurs. Seat belt buckles, do just that, buckle. It has the job to secure as well as release the tongue. The tongue is attached to the webbing which secures the seatbelt. The pillar loop guides the seat belt webbing over the shoulder and across the chest of the person using the seat belt.

The Seat belt webbing is the part of the seat belt that the individual is in contact with the most. It is pulled around the individual helping secure them in their seat. The seat belt webbing gets tightened by the retractor upon impact during an accident. Seat belt webbing is made from 100% polyester and has the strength to support more than 28 kNw or 6,000 lbs. It is manufactured to meet or exceed the safety standards of the automotive industry. Seat belt webbing does not shrink, rot, mildew or mold. However, it can get frayed, work, torn, or chewed up by a dog.

If this does happen to your seat belt webbing, make sure to get it repaired by an OEM Seat belt repair company like Safety Restore. You want to make sure your seat belt is in fully working condition and can protect you in case of an accident. Safety Restore offers seat belt webbing repair by replacing the webbing, airbag module reset, dash cluster repair, repair your seat belt pretensioner, and even offer dozens of custom webbing color, changing the vibe of your vehicles interior. All you need to do is visit to get started. Select your service and ship your seat belt. Once Safety Restore receives your seat belt, they will repair and ship it out within 24 hours! All of their services come with not only a lifetime guarantee but also a 100% satisfaction guarantee. They are an OEM seat belt repair company so you know it will meet or exceed the FMVSS standards. Visit to see how they can help you get back on the road with fresh new seat belt webbing, as well as properly working components of your Supplemental Restraint System, including dash cluster repair.

Updated on July 5, 2019

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