Galvanised Safety Chain – 64cm Long suits trailers up to 2.5t.
- The Safety Chain rating is stamped every four links.
- Two chains per trailer or caravan are mandatory on all trailers over 2.5t.
Is your trailer or caravan chain too short?
- cut the trailer chain from your chassis rail, leaving only the welded link remaining on your chassis.
- Install a new piece of rated galvanised 13mm longer chain.
- Connect the hammerlock to the new chain and the welded link on your chassis rail.
What you cannot do
- Join multiple shackles until you reach the desired length.
- Insert un-rated links
Galvanised Safety Chain and shackles are illegal on all trailers over 3.5t.
60cm is the standard length of Galvanised Safety Chain used on most popular makes of caravans.
It is essential to remember
- No chain welding over 2.5t
- No chain welding below the chassis rails.
Trailers up to 2.5 tonnes ATM must have at least one safety chain complying with AS 4177.4 – 1994 (Trailer and light trailer towing components – Safety chains up to 3.5 tonnes capacity), or as amended from time to time. This standard allows for steel safety chains by the following:
- to 1.0 tonne, a chain size of 6.3 mm
- up to 1.6 tonnes, a chain size of 8 mm
- up to 2.5 tonnes, a chain size of 10 mm
Purchase attachments for Dee Shackles
- Rated Bow Shackles – 4WD
- Rated Dee Shackle
- Dee Shackles and Safety Chains
- Safety Chain Holder for Aluminium Chassis
- Safety Chain Holder to 3.5t
- Hammerlock to suit Galvanised Safety Chain
- Safety Chain With Hammerlock And Holder Kit
Couplemate Trailer Parts sells only the best quality Galvanised Safety Chain – 64cm Long and caravan spare parts throughout Australia.
Customers are welcome to either pickup or take advantage of our low freight rates. Express shipping to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Hobart.
We also ship products to New Zealand via Australia Post Air Express.
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