This product is intended for residential purposes only.
Our 20” trapeze bar has an embossed design for better hand hold and strength. It has triple-coated corrosion resistant layers of zinc, chromate, and a clear polymer seal. The bar is 19.5″ from center to center of the eyebolts. Diameter of the bar is 1″. Eyelet for S-hook is 9/16”. You can use the A6500 – A6550 – A6000 – A5900 – A5950 – A5725 with this. This product should last 2 years in harsh conditions and up to 5 years in optimal conditions. Some conditions may require replacement sooner. Tensile strength 1200 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.
Take two S-hooks or H-shackles and attach one end to each eyebolt of trapeze bar and one end to the last link of chain. Close according to Figure A1.19 for fastening devices. Make sure that fasteners are strong enough. 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. Trapeze bars are considered exercise equipment and not recommended for public playgrounds. Do not allow it to be used if damaged or wet.
Maintenance: At beginning and end of each play season and once a month during play season, check for sharp edges and/or cracks especially around eye bolts. 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.
Any damage from vandalism, abuse or misuse VOIDS all warranties.