Place fabric with strap (14) on sewing table making sure strap (14) is in correct position for
Sew seam (15) across webbing at base of strap (14) to repair damage.
Sew base to fabric with X-shaped seams (15) and border to repair damage.
Webbing is used as strapping by which ABS items are held fastened, pulled, or lifted. The
ends of the webbing are left plain or rolled, angled, or shaped to take hardware.
End of all webbing and tapes are to be sealed smooth to prevent fraying.
Notice which bar of the fastener (16) the webbing is lapped over. On some items, it is the center
bar while on others, it is one of the end bars.
Cut through and remove stitches at end of the overlap.
Unfold the overlap and remove fastener (16). Retain hardware if not broken for reuse.
Measure strap (14), including folded under section, to determine length of strap (14) needed.
Cut piece or pieces of strap (14) to required length.
Pass the end of the strap (14) through the fastener (16), turn under the raw edge, and fold under
at the fastener (16).
(10) Stitch the underlap in place with two rows of stitching 1/8 inch from the edge. Tack all seams
(11) Sew the strap (14) to the connector assembly with X-shaped seams (15) and border.
(12) If the strap is sewn to the ABS or door, seal the stitches with film tape (reference TM 10-5410-