Last updated on November 29th, 2019 at 04:36 pm
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 tow ball 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 are tested to comply with AS4771.2. Tow 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 satisfy the Australian Standard and are 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.
Couplemate stocks variants of this product
Sources: Wikipedia Towing Hitch
50mm Tow Ball – 3500kg – Long Shank 62mm
© Steve Wotherspoon 5th April 2016