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Military

Ribbons high specification military-grade webbing is suitable for use in the toughest environments.

From backpack straps to parachutes, our high-quality webbing can be utilised in a wide range of defence products. Other applications include personal harnesses, safety equipment, aircraft seatbelts, cargo and equipment restraint, helicopter lifting cradles, stretchers and medical equipment bags.

Our military grade webbing can be offered in a range of military specification colours and we offer a range of specialised coating techniques, including water repellent and fire retardant coatings, which can be utilised to customer specification.

Ribbons are proud to be the main sub-contractor of the Ministry Of Defence.  Our reputation for quality, integrity and reliability make us a trusted supplier to some of the largest manufacturers of military equipment in Europe.

Our research and development team are available to offer advice on the use of webbing in new applications and innovative products.

We also have the ability to produce technical fibre products to meet customer specifications.

PRODUCT APPLICATIONS:

  • Parachutes
  • Slings
  • Stretcher Straps
  • Wheelchair Straps
  • Helmet Straps
  • Tent Straps
  • Rifle Straps
  • Safety equipment
  • Aircraft seatbelts
  • Cargo and equipment restraints
  • Helicopter lifting cradles
  • Stretchers
  • Medical equipment bags

PRODUCT IMAGES

Ribbons have the capability to manufacture technical fibre products such as Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) often manufactured under the brand name Dyneema® and aramid fibres, often manufactured under the brand name Kevlar®.  These technical yarns offer exceptionally high breaking strengths whilst being soft and lightweight. They can be used in the production of personal harnesses, parachutes, body armour and armoured panels.   See our technical fibres section for more information. 

Our experienced team are available to help with any queries.  Contact us now to discuss your requirements.

TRUSTED SUPPLIER TO THE MILITARY SECTOR

Ribbons are proud to be the main sub-contractor of the Ministry Of Defence.  Our reputation for quality, integrity and reliability make us a trusted supplier to some of the largest manufacturers of military and defence equipment in Europe, including manufacturers of products for the armed forces, the air forces, maritime and naval forces and paratroopers.   Our loyal customer base is a testament to the strength, reliability and durability of our high specification military and defence webbing.

FINISHING PROCESS

Our high specification military-grade webbing can be offered in a range of military specification colours.  Using computer-controlled colour match technology we are able to ensure accuracy and uniformity of colour in all of our products.  Our in house dye machines lock in the colour for proven colour fastness and durability.

We also offer a range of specialised coating techniques, including water repellent, fire retardant, and mould resistant coatings, according to customer specifications.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

All of our high specification military and defence webbing and technical narrow fabrics products are manufactured in line with stringent international quality control directives.

Ribbons are fully certified to ISO 9001:2015 standard, offering full quality assurance to our customers.  Our expert design team work closely with manufacturers of military and defence products in the development of narrow fabrics based solutions.  Our fully equipped laboratory offers in house testing to customer specifications.

TECHNICAL YARNS

Ribbons also have the ability to manufacture technical narrow fabric products, such as Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) often produced under the brand name Dyneema® and aramid fibres often produced under the brand name Kevlar®.  These fibres are light in weight and soft to the touch but offer exceptionally high tensile strengths, which can be of particular benefit in patient lifting, where safety and strength are required in combination with patient comfort.  See our technical fibres section for more information.

Get In Touch

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