This is a 6″ diameter round ring made from polished aluminum with a wider grip handle to meet ASTM standards. It has an inside diameter of 4 1/2″ and a bottom grip diameter of 1″. The hole for S-hook is 1/2″. It is compatible with the A6500, A6000, A5950, and A5725. This product has a lifespan of 2 years in harsh conditions and up to 5 years in optimal conditions, with some conditions requiring replacement sooner. The weight of each ring is 0.75 lbs and its tensile strength is 2500 lbs. The price is per ring.
**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.
Take one S-hook or H-shackle and attach one end to eye of ring and one end to last link of the chain. Close according to Figure A1.19 for Fastening Devices. Make sure that fasteners are strong enough to support weight and use. We suggest at least 5/16” diameter fasteners. WARNING: Once the S-hooks have been re-opened they will have to be replaced to avoid injuries from coming open and/or breaking. Make sure that if you are using shackles they are also tightened.
Safe Use: This is for children 4 – 12 years old only. Adults should supervise children at all times. Do not allow children to stand on or use unsafely. Rings are considered exercise equipment and are not recommended for public playgrounds unless suspended by chains 7” or less. Do not allow it to be used if damaged or wet.
Maintenance: At the beginning and end of each play season and once a month during play season, check for sharp edges and/or cracks. Check for vandalism. Check for rusty or worn chain. Replace parts if necessary. Check to make sure S-hooks and/or H-shackles are closed properly. Maintain detailed inspection and maintenance records for public-use playground equipment.
Any damage from vandalism, abuse or misuse VOIDS all warranties.