50mm Tow Ball – 3500kg – Long Shank 62mm
50mm Tow Ball – 3500kg – Long Shank 62mm. Shank 62mm. 22mm Dia. Tested and Compliant to AS4177.2, Caravan and light trailer towing components
One of the simplest and most practical forms of a tow hitch, the 50mm tow ball provides a good swivelling and fastening action.
Typically, you’d mount the towball onto the chassis of your tow bar to pull your trailer or caravan.
The Motor Vehicle Act of 2018 requires all trailer parts to be tested and certified.
Couplemate tow balls have been tested to comply with AS4771.2 where balls are tested to 85kN and held at 85kN for a period of not less than 10 sec.
You may find this video interesting. Watch the computer monitor in the background.
What is 85kN? (8667.59kg). Yes, 3500kg tow balls must satisfy the Australian Standard and be tested to a min standard of (8667.59kg).
- Weight- 2kg
- 3500kg rated.
- 22mm Shank Size
- 50mm Ball Size
- Tested to 85kN
- Spring washer is preferred to a lock washer
- Dimensions- 10cm x 6cm x 6 cm
- Compliant with AS4177.2
Sources: Wikipedia Towing Hitch
© Steve Wotherspoon 5th April 2016