Shackles

Shackles are primarily used for lifting heavy objects and equipment. Basic models are available for domestic and light use, such as for luggage and tow ropes. Each shackle is made of a durable and high quality material ensuring a perfect connection to the sling and providing excellent reliability.

For shackles suitable for lifting there is a weight limit guidance, ranging anywhere from 0.05 tonnes all the way to 12 tonnes. Although these measurements are only a guide it is an important factor to consider when making your shackle selection.

Types of Shackles

Bow shackles, also known as anchor shackles, are usually large with an 'O' (bow) shape and are routinely used on multi-leg slings. This rounded design allows the shackle to take loads from different directions without developing a side load. As bow shackles are generally larger than other types of shackles they are able to handle larger straps.

D shackles, also called chain shackles, have a 'D' shaped design and are commonly used for single leg slings. The smaller loop on a D shackle can take higher loads than a bow shackle but cannot be used for side and racking loads.

There are both D Shackles and Bow Shackles available within the range. These are available in different sizes to ensure that they fit within your application/project.

Pin Types

  • Safety bolts - designed with a nut and bolt for maximum security, once the bolt is inserted and the nut is tightened with a hex key a safety pin is inserted through the end of the bolt to provide extra stability.
  • Screw pins - predominantly used for temporary applications. Screw pins are perfect for when a shackle needs to be regularly removed and re-attached.
  • Split pins - Similar to a safety bolt pin design. The split pin provides even more security.

Material

Available in various types of steel such as stainless steel or alloy steel. Stainless steel is perfect for outdoor conditions due to its durable and long lasting properties and is ideal for industrial rigging.


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Description Price Material Shackle Type Pin Type Safe Working Load Shackle Diameter Jaw Width Pin Diameter Finish Length
RS Stock No. 193-039
BrandRS PRO
€5.64
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Zinc Plated Steel Bow Shackle Screw Pin 0.5t 6.35mm 11.9mm 8mm Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 674-106
BrandRS PRO
€12.56
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Zinc Plated Steel Bow Shackle Screw Pin 3.25t 16mm 26.9mm 19.1mm Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 750-654
BrandRS PRO
€10.70
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Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - 8mm 16mm - Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 312-3516
BrandRS PRO
€16.19
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Stainless Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin 0.25t 10mm 20mm 10mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-4820
BrandRS PRO
€112.20
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Alloy Steel Bow Shackle Screw Pin 9.5t 29mm 48mm 32mm - -
RS Stock No. 750-632
BrandRS PRO
€8.03
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Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - 5mm 10mm - Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 750-648
BrandRS PRO
€9.29
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Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - 6mm 13.5mm - Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 124-4854
BrandRS PRO
€11.06
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Stainless Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - - - 6mm Polished 24mm
RS Stock No. 674-099
BrandRS PRO
€11.26
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Zinc Plated Steel Bow Shackle Screw Pin 2t 12.7mm 20.6mm 16mm Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 183-5914
BrandRS PRO
€5.91
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Stainless Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin 120kg 5mm 10mm 5mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-4852
BrandRS PRO
€4.15
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Mild Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - - - 12mm Electro Galvanised 48mm
RS Stock No. 124-4824
BrandRS PRO
€5.52
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Alloy Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin 0.5t 7mm 13mm 8mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-4850
BrandRS PRO
€1.80
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Mild Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - - - 8mm Electro Galvanised 32mm
RS Stock No. 124-4832
BrandRS PRO
€70.45
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Alloy Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin 8.5t 27mm 44mm 28mm - -
RS Stock No. 674-049
BrandRS PRO
€12.87
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Zinc Plated Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin 1t 1/2in 7/8in 5/8in Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 312-3386
BrandRS PRO
€44.33
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Zinc Plated Steel Bow Shackle Split Pin 6.5t 22.4mm 36.6mm 25.4mm Zinc Plated -
RS Stock No. 379-9286
BrandRS PRO
€43.39
1 Pack of 2
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Stainless Steel - - - - - - Stainless Steel -
RS Stock No. 124-4855
BrandRS PRO
€29.26
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Stainless Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - - - 12mm Polished 48mm
RS Stock No. 124-4851
BrandRS PRO
€2.77
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Mild Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - - - 10mm Electro Galvanised 40mm
RS Stock No. 124-4849
BrandRS PRO
€1.38
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Mild Steel D-Shackle Screw Pin - - - 6mm Electro Galvanised 24mm