Polyester is a multi-purpose elastic material, it combines the benefits of both polypropylene and nylon. A strong, lightweight, little stretch, resists abrasions that are widely used in belts, cargo straps, tow straps, military straps, and other products.
The properties that make it a great choice are its strength. Polyester Seat belt doesn’t stretch, it is fairly UV stable, and it doesn’t absorb water. It also comes in a wide range of widths and strengths. It is about 90% as strong as nylon and it is one of the most UV stable webbings commonly used. These properties make it a very good choice for hammock suspension and backpack straps.
Polypropylene and polyester webbing are similar to nylon, but they are lighter than nylon. Nylon webbing is weak when wet and can also stretch, polyester webbing is very strong.
The most commonly used material is Polyester due to its strength, safety in terms of reflective nature and comfortable as pet collars.