This chain is 5 ft with 2 ½” ft. soft grip with a thick solid cylinder of plastisol to make it easier to grip and help prevent pinched fingers. It comes in different colors to accent your swing set. The links are 1” long and the opening is ½” wide. You need to use the H140 - 145 5/16" S-hook with this chain. Chain that is not bought from a playground manufacturer does not have the quality control and have been known to have weak links and can contain air bubbles. This product should last 2 years in harsh conditions and up to 5 years in optimal conditions. Some conditions may require replacement sooner. Tensile strength 300 lbs. Sold individually.
Installation: Chain should always be attached using the last link in length of chain. Assembly will depend upon use. Coated section should be used where children are most likely to hold. For instance on a swing assembly. The coated section should be attached to the swing. Close according to Fig A1.19 for Fastening Devices.
Maintenance: Do the following to reduce the chance of serious injuries. At beginning and end of each play season and once a month during play season, check for rusty or worn chain. Carefully check hole around fastener to look for wear. Check for vandalism. Check to see that polymer has not been peeled away from chain resulting in sharp pieces of either chain or coating. Replace parts if necessary. Check to make sure S-hooks and/ or H-shackles are closed properly.
Any damage from vandalism, abuse or misuse VOIDS all warranties.