All straps are made from polyester or nylon webbing
The locking–ends of the belts are fitted with sewn–in connectors. All belts are fitted with sewn–in end–fittings or loops (“open ends”) to mount the belts directly to the seat or aircraft structure.
The rotary buckle comes as standard fixed to the right–hand lap strap. You should fit the same type as you are replacing. If you require the buckle fixed to the left-hand lap strap - please contact us.
Identification labels are located (sewn–on) on each lap belt half, shoulder strap, and crotch strap (if fitted) near the end–fitting on the outer side of each strap.
For metal fittings and rotary buckles, the service time/lifetime is not limited except for those parts being damaged or showing corrosion. If in doubt - ask your inspector.
The webbing material is limited to a maximum service time/lifetime (including storage time) of 12 years after the date of manufacturing. If allowed for within a deviation in the owners declared maintenance programme, the webbing may be used based on condition beyond this lifetime on G-REG aircraft, subject to owner's and inspector's approval.
To clean the belts remove dirt and unwanted oil and grease. This helps the belts to last longer and prevents corrosion of the metal parts. Prior to a cleaning procedure disconnect the rotary buckle from the lap belt. Disassembly. A hand wash of the dirty parts is recommended to clean the webbing with fresh water and a mild soap (household dishwasher liquid soap, household laundry detergent). Do not keep the belts under water. The metal fittings are to be cleaned with a lint–free cloth moistened with isopropyl alcohol.
NOTE! Do not use water and soap for cleaning the metal parts
NOTE! DO NOT TRY CLEANING THE ROTARY BUCKLE INSIDE
NOTE! BELTS SHALL NOT BE MACHINE WASHED, BECAUSE THE WEBBING WILL SHRINK AND ITS PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS WILL CHANGE
All belts are to be dried either in the open air or in well ventilated locations, keeping away from direct sunlight.