The Rip-Tie EconoCinch has many uses such as: bundling cables, hoses, and strapping equipment to desks or carts. It is especially useful when and extra tight hold is desired. The loop lock acts like a pulley, giving you leverage to pull the strap as tight as needed. The non-metallic buckle is safe to use around electrical and magnetic and you will get at least 2000 re-fastenings. this product is sewn NOT Heat Bonded.