THE ANCRA TIE DOWN
CALCULATOR MOBILE APPLICATION

This calculator is an aid for determining the minimum strap requirements needed to comply with FMCSA and CCMTA.

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Better safe than sorry. Ancra’s free mobile app helps you determine the minimum strap requirements to comply with FMCSA and CCMTA. Our app lets you work in standard or metric measurements and gives you the option to enter custom article lengths and weights. It will also store Working Load Limits of straps for future use and links to the FMCSA website for more information. Available FREE on the App Store and on Google Play.

APP FEATURES
  • - Standard or metric options available
  • - Ability to enter custom article length
  • - Ability to enter Working Load Limit of Strap. Stores custom entry for future use!
  • - Ability to enter custom article weight
  • - Regulated Commodity Types listed with convenient web links to the FMCSA website for more information.
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Works with IOS & Android Mobile Devices
Please note: This is not intended as a substitute for proper training.

This calculator is an aid for determining the minimum strap quantity needed to comply with FMCSA and CCMTA requirements but is not a substitute for proper training. It is ultimately the responsibility of the driver to insure his load is secure as required by FMCSA Title 49 CFR, section 392.9. This calculator only determines number of tie downs needed using Indirect Attachment points. Only applies using HD Binders if using std 5/16" -3/8" down rate assembly to 5400 lb. WLL. For a list of various commodity types using Direct Attachments, please click the "Commodity Types" button. Direct Attachments are one-half of the working load limit of each associated connector or attachment mechanism used to secure a part of the article of cargo to the vehicle. A vehicle transporting one or more articles of cargo such as, but not limited to, machinery or fabricated structural items (e.g., steel or concrete beams, crane booms, girders, and trusses, etc.) which, because of their design, size, shape, or weight, must be fastened by special methods. However, any article of cargo carried on the vehicle must be securely and adequately fastened to the vehicle.