Trailer U bolt Kit | Galv | Nylocks | Washers | Fishplates | Axle Pads
Couplemate u bolts are batch tested to exceed the Break Load Capacity of the rated ATM by a factor x 4. Example, 45mm Square U bolt BBL (Break Load Limit) is 17t per pair.
Trailer U bolt kits for 45mm springs up to 1500kg for single axle and 3000kg for tandem trailers. Customers had experienced breakages of 1/2″ u-bolts under normal operating conditions.
Complete kits includes 4 x 1/2″ Galvanised U-bolts + Nylocks + 2 x 8mm Fish plates + 2 x Axle Spaces. Specifications are
- 39mm Round (ID) – up to 137mm (Internal Length – 50mm Thread Length – 1/2″
- 40mm Square (ID) – up to 150mm (Internal Length – 50mm Thread Length – 1/2″
- 45mm Square (ID) – up to 165mm (Internal Length – 50mm Thread Length – 1/2″
- 50mm Round (ID) – up to 200mm (Internal Length – 50mm Thread Length – 1/2″
- 50mm Square (ID) – up to 250mm (Internal Length – 50mm Thread Length – 1/2″
We test all of our 1/2″ Ubolt Galvanised in batches to ensure we sell only the best quality money can buy.
Couplemate recommends tightening nylocks with a socket. Important: Tighten nuts on the diagonals.
Rattle guns used on tightening u-bolts tighten too fast and can cause the nylon inside the nylock to dislodge. Rattle guns can also cause one side of the fishplate to become too tight thereby causing spring breakages at the centre bolt.
The Couplemate 1/2″ Ubolt Galvanised Kit have even treated to prevent hydrogen embrittlement. Here is an interesting article about galvanising.
Does galvanising weaken the steel in Ubolt Galvanised Kits Simple answer, No.
This article is the catastrophic result of the incorrect tightening of u-bolt on a truck chassis.
Couplemate Trailer Parts sells only the best quality Trailer U bolt Kit – Galvanised 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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