Stainless Steel Shackles - High Performance - UK Made

Stainless Steel Marine Shackles

Stainless Steel Marine Shackles

Performance Shackles

Our range of master forged stainless steel shackles offering you the best in marine performance. D Shackles, Bow Shackles, Long Shackles, Wide Shackles and Twist Shackles for a multitude of purposes.

Manufactured in the UK from 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel offering you impressive corrosion resistance. Available tested and certified if required for safety purposes.

Made In Britain

General Information

Forged Marine Shackles, Stainless Steel

High quality polished 316 grade 1.4401 stainless steel marine shackles.

Shackles are for linking two components, and consequently play an essential role in terms of safety.

Comprehensive range of D, Dee, Bow, Long, Wide, Twisted shackles available in a wide range of sizes and variations.

Bow shackles
Can take loads from different directions and are perfectly suited for rigging due to their geometric shape.

D shackles
Have a straight-legged shape that is optimized for two directions of pull, ideal for connecting pieces of gear together.

Twist shackles
Are perfect for when you need to rotate your load and don't want to use two connectors.

Stainless Steel Marine Shackles
Dee / D


Manufactured in the UK. This means we can trace any shackle right back to material source and provide material/mill certificates relative to the materials used for that part.

Testing and certification with stamping for all marine shackles is available - Please see below.

Electrical Upset Forged

Our stainless steel marine shackles are manufactured by electrical upset forging.

Grain Flow

This method of manufacture ensures a high integrity product, free from surface kinks and wrinkles with no interruption of material grain flow.

Professionally Machined

Professionally machined and finished to the highest of standards.

Shackle Pin Types

Stainless Steel Standard Pin

Standard Pin

High quality threaded stainless steel pin,
quick and easy to use.
Stainless Steel Shake Proof Pin

Shake Proof Pin

Ingenious design - once in position the shackle pin will not vibrate loose.
Stainless Steel Socket Pin

Socket Pin

Countersunk hex head pin - ideal for situations when you want a tamper free solution.

Testing & Certification

Shackle Testing And Certification

Stainless Steel Shackles Tested & Certified To BS EN 10203 3.1b

For an additional cost it is possible test and certify Standard, Socket Pin and Shake Proof Shackles. Please contact us on 01302 752 504 or Email us to discuss your requirements.

Shackle Testing

Tested & certified to 1/6th
of stated typical break load.

Socket Pin
Shackle Testing

Tested & certified to 1/6th
of stated typical break load.

Shake Proof Pin
Shackle Testing

Tested & certified to 1/7th
of stated typical break load.

Once Tested, they are individually marked with a batch reference number and a Safe Working Load (SWL). A certificate will be issued.

Tested shackles will comply with lifting equipment regulations.

Temperature Tolerances

Stainless steel shackles can be used across a broad temperature range, although this will effect the safe working load of you shackle.

Please consult the table below for temperature tolerances or call us for advice.

New working Load
0 - 200° c 100% of original working load
200 - 300° c 90% of original working load
300 - 400° c 75% of original working load
Over 400° c Not allowed

Super Duplex Stainless Steel

In instances where superior corrosion resistance is required shackles can be manufactured to order in super duplex stainless steel.

Safety critical applications such as the offshore industries may require marine fittings and shackles in super duplex stainless steel.

Please contact us with any enquiries for super duplex products.

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