The strongest stainless steel shackles in the Wichard range
Forged using High resistance 17.4 PH stainless steel
Ideal for attaching deck hardware and for high load rigging lines
Captive pin and bar prevents crew mishaps
Ergonomic Key Pin locking function
Individually stamped with HR for identification
Ideal for attaching Halyards, especially Mainsails
Wichard High resistance (HR) shackles are manufactured to tackle the highest onboard load applications.
Wichard High Resistance Shackles do not feature the Wichard unique self-locking indentations.
Wichard publish a break load rating, see below, but do not issue certificates.
Wichard HR shackles are suitable for all onboard applications.
The Captive pin and bar make these shackles ideal for halyards, especially mainsail halyards.
Wichard Advisory: not suitable for mooring applications
Wichard Forged High Resistance 17.4 PH stainless steel can be up to 60% more resistant than 316L stainless steel
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* Wichard Safe Working Load for Marine Applications
* Wichard Manufacturer Break Load
Wichard Load definitions:
Working Load (WL) = Static load at which the product will still function without excessive friction or wear or without permanent deformation of components.
Breaking Load (BL) = Static load at which a major failure occurs in one or more structural components or at which complete destruction occurs.
- Shackle Type - High Resistance
- Shackle Type - Captive, Key Pin and Bar