Safety Chain Kits

Safety Chain Kits

$55.00$245.00 inc GST

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Safety Chain Kits incl Chain, Hammerlock and Holder

Safety Chain, Hammerlock and Holder Kit's include:

  • One set to suit trailers up to 2.5t.
  • Trailers over 2.5t require two sets.

Note: Galvanised chains and shackles are illegal on all trailers over 3.5t.

It is essential to remember

  • No chain welding over 2.5t
  • No chain welding below the chassis rails.

Trailers up to 2.5 tonnes ATM must have at least one safety chain complying with AS 4177.4 - 1994 (Trailer and light trailer towing components – Safety chains up to 3.5 tonnes capacity), or as amended from time to time.

However, trailers

  • more than 3.5 tonnes ATM,
  • all medium and heavy category pig trailers with rigid drawbars,
  • any other trailers without breakaway brakes
  • and all fixed and rigid pig trailers with a GTM higher than 2.5 tonnes and fitted with automatic pin-type couplings,

Must be equipped with safety chains.

An excellent article on Dee Shackles and Safety Chain

Purchase attachments for Dee Shackles

Finally, Key Points

  • 10mm Chain Holders can be welded to trailers up to 2.5t
  • Safety Chain must be affixed to holders via a Hammerlock or Cam Lock
  • Dee Shackles are prohibited for use when securing a safety chain to a trailer

Ref: Standards Queensland – Safety Chain Requirements

Additional information

Dimensions10 × 10 × 20 cm

Steel, Aluminium

Sizes & Ratings

2.5t (10mm), 3.5t (13mm)


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