Peerless Ag trailer chains and utility trailer chains meet the requirements of ANSI/ASAE Standard S338.5. All trailer chains come with latch grab hooks, which ensure that the chain will not separate from the towing vehicle. A permanent ID tag states the gross vehicle pounds for which the chain is intended.
Class 1 Trailer Chain Requirements: All types of trailers with a trailer Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (trailer weight including its load) not to exceed 2,000 lbs (910 kg). Two chains must be used per trailer.
Class 2 Trailer Chain Requirements: All types of trailers with a GVWR of over 2,000 lbs (910 kg) and not to exceed 3,500 lbs (1,590 kg) GVWR. Two chains must be used per trailer.
Class 3 Trailer Chain Requirements: All types of trailers with a GVWR of over 3,500 lbs (1,590 kg) and not to exceed 5,000 lbs (2,270 kg) GVWR. Two chains must be used per trailer.
Transport Tie-Down Chain & Load Binder Specifications chart is a guide to meet the basic minimum current in-service requirements in accordance with the FMCSA and the DOT for transport chain. This table lists the minimum number of chain assemblies required to secure a load per DOT, CVSA and CCMTA. Transport chain accessories meet Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and NACM Specification.
DO NOT EXCEED CAPACITY! See the SAFETY GUIDELINES section before using these products. Ag & Utility Trailer Chains are NOT TO BE USED FOR for OVERHEAD LIFTING.
Ag & Utility Trailer Chains are used in the following industries: Agriculture & Forestry, Bridge Builders, Highway and Street, Steel Erection, Military, Transportation & Utilities - Power, Water, Sewer & Pipe.