Our best D Shackles are tough, durable and manufactured to a high level of quality. From only 9p each, they are the cheapest available in the UK. These shackles have a screw collared pin which is totally removable from the dee shaped shackle body. They are not load rated, the pin and the body have the same diameter steel. They are ideal for maritime use, but suitable for a range of industries including construction and industrial. Our D shackles are available in a wide range of sizes including 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 16mm, 20mm, 22mm and 25mm diameter.
A bow shackle, sometimes known as an anchor shackle is a type of shackle that is wider than its counterpart, the comprises of an almost rounded U shape at the top. The rounded design of bow shackles allow them to carry loads from multiple directions without developing amassive side load. Although the large loop shape of a bow shackle does reduce its strength, it is also able to handle a larger strap and, thus get a better solid grip on applications.A bow shackle plays a vital rolein nearly all types of rigging, and cater to all vehicle weights involved in recovery. The ideal range of weights that a bow shackle can anchor ranges from 2 Tons to 6.5 Tons.