8.5t x 10mm G80 Truck Safety Chain Holder

Part No: CM545 Category: Tag:


38 in stock

ADR Approved & Certified
Made from strong steel
Suits trailers and caravans over 3.5t ATM

Designed and manufactured by Couplemate™ Australia.

38 in stock

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G80 Truck Trailer Safety Chain Holders | 8500kg (8.5t) ATM

At Couplemate™, we understand that safety is a top priority. That’s why we’ve developed the 8500kg G80 Truck Safety Chain Holder, a premium quality product that ensures your trailer is always secure and stable on the road.

This product is especially good for truck owners who need a reliable safety chain holder that meets Australian safety standards.

This product is also suitable for caravans and general-purpose trailer owners who have a DO45 or need to tow 4500kg (4.5t).

Product Specifications

  • Materials: K1054, K1040
  • Coating: Black ElectroGal
  • Capacity: 8500kg (8.5t)

The product is sold as a pair. Holders can be welded on both the drawbar (trailer side) and the tow bar (vehicle side).

CM545 Installation Instructions

Welding plays a crucial role in safety. Incorrect or unprofessional welding causes dangerous situations.

When installing the CM545, the minimum weld size is 5mm on all sides. Installation orientation of the CM545 must be as per below.

  • Drawbar Attachment: Weld safety chain holders directly to the trailer chassis rail as close as possible to the coupling.
  • Aluminium Trailers: Weld the chain holder to a plate then bolt the chain holder to the trailer via four high-tensile bolts.


Couplemate G80 Series Truck Safety Chain Holders Attachment Diagram 4500kg Application

For up to 4500kg ATM, the mounting material must be a minimum of 3mm thick, minimum C350 Section or equivalent.

8500kg Application

or up to 8500kg ATM, the mounting material must be a minimum of 5mm thick, with a yield strength greater than 250MPA. The Tensile strength must be greater than 410 MPA.

ADR Approved & Certified

The Couplemate™ CM545 G80 Truck Safety Chain Holder (8500kg) is manufactured in accordance with and tested to AS4177 and ADR 62/02.

To view/download the Product Specification Sheet, click here.

What is G80?

G80 steel stands as a formidable high-strength alloy, serving diverse applications like lifting chains, springs, and knives. With impressive tensile strength, it has exceptional resilience without fracturing.

Moreover, G80 steel showcases remarkable resistance against wear and corrosion, ensuring prolonged durability and reliability in its various implementations.

Chain Holder Technical Specifications

Purchase matching G80 Safety Chain

Additional information

Weight2 kg
Dimensions15 × 10 × 8 cm

High-Tensile Alloy Steel (G80)

Maximum ATM

8500kg (8.5t)

Our Service Lifetime Warranty

Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

Couplemate™ is a manufacturer and vendor of high-quality towing, trailer, and caravan components. Couplemate™ Core Goods and Custom Work are guaranteed to be free of defects for the service lifetime of the product when used as intended.

Warranties are non-transferrable and Couplemate™ requires satisfactory proof of purchase prior to issuing a remedy. The full Couplemate™ Warranty Policy can be found in the Terms & Conditions: Section 8 – Consumer Guarantees & Warranty.

Warranties are in addition to your rights under the Australian Consumer Law. If something is wrong with your order, please contact our team.

60-Day Returns

After 60 years of experience, we know that life has its unpredictable moments.

All Couplemate™ orders (online, over the phone, or in-store) have a 60 day period for change-of-mind returns and exchanges. There are some items that can’t be returned and some returns may incur a 15% restocking fee.

You can view our full policy for change-of-mind returns here.


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