Linggo, Hulyo 3, 2016

A Quick Guide for Securing Deliveries on Your Trucking Services: How to tie Knots

Transporting of goods could be quite a handful. Sometimes, situations like this could result to undelivered goods due to unsecured management of goods. If you’re in a trucking services in manila, this could be one of your daily dilemmas. A quick easy to learn knot tying would be the answer to your problem.

A knot is a method of fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying or interweaving. Here are two (2) basic knots to help you get that secured, intact arrangement you always wanted your goods to be interweaved to.


Or sometimes referred to as King of the Knots, is an ancient and simple knot used to form a fixed loop at the end of a rope. It was notably used to being both easy to tie and untie for it could be easily untie once subjected to a load. A bowline is somewhat identical to sheet bend, the only difference is the sheet bend joins two ropes while the bowline forms a loop in one rope.

How to Tie a Bow Line

Material/s : 1 rope

Step 1 – Form the letter Q

Cross the end of the rope creating a circle near the other end of the rope.

Step 2 - Thread Tail

Pass over the longer end to the hole leaving a short portion through the loop from behind. Thread it loosely, leaving a new large loose loop to the other side.

Step 3 – Pass short portion

Pass the end portion used in step 2 around the remaining rope.

Step 4 – Pass short portion again

Upon putting the end portion used in step 2 around the back have it pass once again the small loop created in step 1, in the front part of the knot.

Step 5 – Cinch knot closed

Tightly close the knot and use the resulting loop to secure your bow.

The bowline has other variants to cater securely other situations. These are round turn bowline, water bowline, and Yosemite bowline. Other variants were cowboy bowline also as ‘dutch bowline’, French bowline, and Portuguese bowline.

Sheet Bend

Also known as becket bend, weaver’s knot, and weaver’s hitch, joins two ropes together by a knot that is a bend. It is mostly used to have that effective binding lines that secures hold together.

How to tie Sheet bend

Materials: 2 ropes

Step 1 – Form bend

Using the first rope, fold one end of rope A back to itself forming a bend which looks like the letter ‘U’ but tipped on its left side.

Step 2 – Slip thin rope through bight

From the created bend form in step 1, have rope B pass over.

Step 3 – Wrap thin rope around arms

Now wrap the end of rope around the arms of rope A.

Step 4 – Pass thin rope

Then bring the end of rope B to front pass behind itself.

Step 5 – Tighten knot

Tighten the knot by pulling both ends of the rope.

Another trick on sheet bend is the double sheet bend wherein you leave step 5 and do steps 2 to 4 and finalizing it with step 5.

Did you know, sheet bend are the primary knots used in the making of nets.

These easy to follow guide will help you get that secured loads you dreamt yourself to achieve. Worrying about your loads will never be of hindrance on your trucking services.

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