This is a galvanized steel safety chain used to fasten children in half bucket swing seats. The chain is covered with a plastic hose and comes with a snap hook and 2 S-hooks for fastening across the front of the half bucket seat. The chain is 1/8″ in diameter and 12″ long. This product should last 2 years in harsh conditions and up to 5 years in optimal conditions. Some conditions may require replacement sooner. The weight of each chain is 0.35 lbs. and the tensile strength is 295 lbs.
**Installation, Safe Use and Maintenance Instructions**
IMPORTANT: Please read for important information. In this material we have tried to provide some requirements stated in the CPSC Handbooks, ASTM F2373-11, F1487-11 and F1148-09. However, we in no way intend for this to be a complete list of requirements. Also these publications are updated frequently with changes therefore, you should read these publications yourself to determine if any part or installation could prove a danger to a child.
To help keep children safe from harm, review installation and maintenance instructions before installing equipment. These are located in the description of every product on our website. www.americanswing.com Download and print these instructions and keep in a safe place. Our website also has a “Product Testing Information” page. All products are tested for lead, phthalates and tensile strength. You can also call us at 1-800-433-2573 for more information or see http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/325.pdf.
Installation: Our parts are sold as either replacement parts or components of a set, unless you are buying our Metal Frame Set, therefore these parts need to be installed according to the sets installation instructions. If the installation instructions differ from ours please contact us at 800-433-2573.
Attach the S-hook to the ring on each side of the half bucket swing with channel locks. Close both S-hooks so that the side of a dime cannot enter the opening. WARNING: Once the S-hooks have been re-opened they will have to be replaced to avoid injuries from coming open and/or breaking.
Safe Use: This is for children 2 – 4 years old only. Adults should supervise children at all times. Do not allow children to stand on or use unsafely. Do not allow it to be used if damaged.
Maintenance: At the beginning and end of each play season and once a month during play season, check for sharp edges, rust and cracked plastic sleeve. Check for vandalism. Replace if necessary. Check to make sure S-hooks are closed properly. Maintain detailed inspection and maintenance records for public-use playground equipment.
Any damage from vandalism, abuse or misuse VOIDS all warranties.