What is meant by head or loop lashing?

Bay lashing/

The Bay lashing/ is a method that is also known as Loop Lashing is known and, like much of cargo securing, comes from seafaring. A sling is placed around the load and the ends of the sling are attached to the means of transport.

As with head lashing, the LC of the straps and lashing eyes is critical.


The Headlashing is an excellent method of securing a load to the rear. The pallets standing on edge form a surface for better force transmission and hold the belts in position. In the example on the right, a securing force of 8,000daN can be roughly assumed without taking into account the exact angles and friction.

However, the lashing angles must always be less than 45Âș in order to obtain the highest possible positive portion of the securing force.

Read the entire technical article with pictures and practical examples in our store security blog.

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