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Technical Information and Specifications - Floor Chain

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Installation Instructions
1
The Floor Chain Tie-down shall be located near a trailer cross member.
   
2
Measure 2 3/4 from the web of the trailer cross member to establish the centerline for the hole in the trailer deck (see Figure 1).
Figure 1
 

 

 

 

 

3
Drill a 1/4 diameter pilot hole from the underside and up through the trailer deck. From the top side use the 1/4 pilot hole to bore a 2 1/2 diameter hole through the deck.
   
4
Insert the Floor Chain Tie-down into the hole in the wooden deck from the underside. The top of the floor chain tie-down should be flush with the top surface of the deck. The bar must be squarely located against the cross member (see Figure 2 and Figure 3).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5
Weld the bar of the Floor Chain Tie-down to the cross-member. Weld along both sides of bar (see Figure 4). Do not weld chain link, it must be free to move.

NOTE: Minimum weld requirements are 1/4 fillet welds with 1/8 penetration. All welding to be in accordance with A.W.S. standards.
 

 
 
6 Clean, prime and paint the weld and weld area to resist rusting.
Figure 2 - Side View
Figure 3 - Front View
Figure 4 - Front View

 

Operation Instructions
1
Lift the lid of the Floor Chain Tie-down and
retract the chain.
   
2
Seat the tie-down assembly hook between two
adjacent links of the Floor Chain Tie-down (see
Figure 5).
 
Caution: Do not place the tie-down assembly hook next to the lid of the floor chain tie-down.
Figure 5

 

Inspection and Maintenance
1
Prior to each use, inspect for and replace any worn or damaged components.
   
2
Cracks in the weld area of the attachment point to the trailer cross member may be ground and rewelded as required per installation instructions.

 

 

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