Materials Handling Catalogue

BEAVER SHACKLES PRODUCT INFORMATION

SHACKLE INFORMATION

Shackles are used in lifting and static systems as removable links to connect (steel) wire rope, chain and other fittings. Screw pin shackles are used mainly for non-permanent applications. Safety pin shackles are used for long-term or permanent applications or where the load may slide on the pin causing rotation of the pin. Dee shackles are mainly used on one-leg systems whereas anchor or bow shackles are mainly used on multi-leg systems. › The threads of the pin and the body are undamaged › The body and the pin are not distorted or unduly worn › The body and pin are free from nicks, gouges, cracks and corrosion › Shackles may not be heat treated as this may affect their Working Load Limit › Never use a safety bolt type shackle without using the split cotter pin › Never modify, repair or reshape a shackle by welding, heating or bending as this will affect theWorking Load Limit (WLL). › Never replace shackle pin with screws Shackles should be inspected before use to ensure that: › All markings are legible

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