Trailer Safety Chain

Chain Size

8 – 13mm


  • “A chain attached between the drawbar and the towbar for the purpose of retaining the connection between the towing vehicle and the trailer in the event of couple failure” Australian Standard AS4177.4
  • For use with trailers of up to 3500kg aggregate trailer mass.
  • NOT suitable for lifting purposes

Shackles used in conjunction with Safety Chains complying with AS 4177.4

KITO PWB confirms that the proposed combination of trailer safety chain as per AS 4177.4 and quality Grade ‘S’ rated 0.5 tonnes, 0.75 tonnes and 1.0 tonnes (WLL) shackles as per AS 2741 are satisfactory to use as a connection point between trailer safety chain and the tow bar of a towing vehicle.

  • 6mm Grade S Dee and Bow 0.5t (or above) shackles are suitable for trailers up to 1600kg aggregate trailer mass.
  • 8mm Grade S Dee and Bow 0.75t (or above) shackles are suitable for trailers up to 2500kg aggregate trailer mass.
  • 10mm Grade S Dee and Bow 1.0t (or above) shackles are suitable for trailers up to 3500kg aggregate trailer mass.


Provision of a safe, secure, secondary connection between vehicle and trailer

Australian Standard: AS 4177.4

 

Brochure

Chain Size

8 – 13mm

Description

Chain Size Aggregate S R F Part No. Metres/ Part No. Metres/ Marking Drum
(mm) Trailer (mm) (mm) (mm) (Self-Colour) 100kg (Galvanised) 100kg Length
Mass Max.
(kg)
8 1600 7.6 43.5 31 40194 93.4 41768 91.1 PWB 4177-16 400m
8 1600 7.6 43.5 31 40194A 95.3 41768A 95 PWB 4177-16 400m
10 2500 9.5 53.1 39 40196A 62.2 40197A 61.3 PWB 4177-25 260m
13 3500 12 51.7 44.5 41144A 37.9 40199A 37.6 PWB 4177-35 160m