Side release buckles are one of the most common hardware options for strapping these days. You'll see them everywhere, from dog collars to backpacks and beyond. If you stop to look around, you may also notice that there are different kinds of side release buckles in use everywhere. Depending on the demands of a particular strap project, not all of these buckles are created equally. If you want high-quality metal side release buckles that will stand up to regular and rugged use, and want to make sure your buckles last for a long time, we recommend our metal quick release buckles. Designed with durability and unparalleled performance in mind, our available metal side release buckles are an excellent choice for the most demanding side release strap applications out there. And even if you don't need your buckles to be used for especially rugged adventures, our metal buckle options have an upgraded feel that many of our customers prefer regardless of application.