The EasyFlex Locking Tie is made of durable, high-density polyethylene and simply pulls through itself and twisted into a locking position. It is treated with UV inhibitors to prevent cracking or breaking down due to sun exposure. Easily cut off what you need from the 8 ft. coil. Great for many outdoor and household uses : tie / secure plants and tree branches to stakes, outdoor trellises, or lattice. Stake tomato plants or grapevines. Tie electrical cords, water hoses, plumbing and more.