Load Restraint- Frequently Asked Questions
What is Transport Chain made for?
Made for use as a load restraint in the transport industry for use as a tie down, its properties are that is it quite strong and does not have any stretch in it.
What standards does transport chain come under?
Conforms to Australian Standard AS 4344 – Cargo Restraint Systems – Transport Chain and Components”.
What markings are on Transport chain?
Chains are clearly marked with their lashing capacities and can be supplied in bulk quantities or in the form of load binding kits, with a range of suitable grab and claw hooks.
What tiedown is best to use?
This all comes down to what is being tied down and how abrasiving the load is. Straps are very easy to use and do not mark the load but can be easily cut. Chain is strong but is heavy and needs strong load binders to tie down loads, this can cause damage to the load.
What is the safest load binder to use?
The Maxi Binder and the Ergo Webdog are the safety load binders to use.
Can I buy corner protectors to protect against damage?
Yes, Ranger can supply heavy duty edge protectors for use with chain or lighter weight ones for use with ratchet straps.