Stainless steel European bow shackles are useful rigging and lifting accessories to be used for all types of stainless wire rope, stainless steel chains or simply to be used for PP and sisal ropes. Stainless steel European bow shackles consist of the bow shaped section and a stainless steel pin or bolt and are available in various sizes and in two grades of 304 and 316 of stainless steel. Stainless steel European bow shackles are selected considering the mechanical requirement of connection based on their working load limit (WLL) or are sometimes selected following the size of stainless steel lifting chain or wore rope. Stainless steel European bow shackles are not stained when exposed to water or used in humid areas. however salt water and sea water can stain Stainless steel European bow shackles due to the high corrosive substances they hold. SSWRC Hardware Sdn Bhd is a provider and suppliar of all kinds of stainless steel rigging and lifting accessories in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and can supply you with different grades of Stainless steel European bow shackles 304 and 316.
Stainless steel 316 European bow shackles are preferred to carbon steel shackles for their very high resistance against corrosive materials, a chemical property that is missed by all means in carbon steel shackles. all though both grades of 316 and 304 stainless steel European bow shackles are water and humidity resistant but an insignificant additional existence of a highly active and valuable metallic element (Mo) has given substantial chemical pros to stainless steel 316 European bow shackles and that is why they are more available in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Singapore and east Asia. stainless steel 316 European bow shackles can be exposed to Chlorides and yet maintain their mechanical and chemical properties, a corrosive substance that can stain stainless steel 304 European bow shackles. Furthermore, stainless steel 316 European bow shackles have no magnetic interests, while Grade 304 is mildly attracted to magnetic fields.