Attention: These chain connectors shall not be used in loading and lifting gear.
These TRAWLEX chain connectors of grade 100 steel have been specially developed for deep sea fishing gear. All TRAWLEX component connectors have a breaking strength equal to that of the appropriate size of chain and each one is subject to magnetic particle flaw detection and individual proof tested to at least 60 % of it's minimum breaking load. The outstanding breaking strength and the long useful life time under extremely rough fishing conditions have made TRAWLEX products the market leaders worldwide. Ofcourse premium quality has it's price.
In case your expectations regarding breaking strength and useful life time are not demanding a premium class quality we alternatively can offer lower cost chain connectors under the next product group 563.
For safety reasons and also to avoid damages or loss of fishing gear we advise to use new pins and bushings when re-assembling hammerlocks after a longer period of use.