These spring clips are 3/8” x 3 1/2” with a wide opening to fit everything including swing hangers and washer seats. This clip can not be used with the Soft Grip chain. 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 is 1700 lbs.
Installation: Make sure you are using correct size of spring clip The spring clip should not crimp material producing a wear spot on whatever material you are attaching to spring clip. Spring clip should be able to close completely Spring clips have many uses, and assembly will vary. If you are using the spring clip to attach chain to swing hanger: Push down spring. Slide chain on spring clip and down to smaller end of spring clip. Put the larger portion of the spring clip into the hole present on the swing hanger. Let spring snap shut. Be careful not to get fingers caught in spring. For assembling different components, instructions should be similar. Contact us, if you have any questions. Also, when using spring clips, do not use in instances where children are able to press down spring and allow their fingers to be caught in spring. This can cause bruising and cuts.
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 sharp edges and/or cracks in metal. Check for excessive wear Check for rust and to make sure spring still closes. Replace parts as necessary for safety.
Any damage from vandalism, abuse or misuse VOIDS all warranties.