Ag Mechanics Tool ID

Proof Coil Chain:A welded link chain. Chain size is designated by the diameter of the steel used in making the links (e.g.. 3/16"-3/4"). Made from low carbon steel, proof coil is a general utility chain for such uses as tie-down, log chain and assembly tow and switch chain. Available in plain, hot galvanized, and bright zinc finishes.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Sash Chain:Sash Chain is sold by the foot. Used to hang light fixtures, etc.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Load or Chain Binder:This devise consists of a handle, two offset links and grab hooks which, when connected to a section of the load-binding chain and the handle pulled, tightens the chain.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Twist Link Chain:Used where the chain must travel easily over something (links don’t get caught).
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Double Loop Chain:Used for tether chains, swings and hammocks and wherever a light inexpensive chain is needed.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Repair Link:Used to repair a broken chain and for attaching rings and hooks. Also called a Lap Link
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Slip Hook:A round hook used on one end of a log chain to permit it to slip along the chain.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Grab Hook:Grab hooks are designed to hook over a chain link and will hold fast when the chain is tightened.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Swivel:It consists of two chain links connected by a riveted pin.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Clevis or Shackle: Used for fastening an implement to a draw bar for pulling, fastening a tow cable, and for purposes requiring the fastening or securing of machines or materials.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Winch:A ratcheting device used to tighten a rope or lashing strap.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Lashing Straps:Used for securing loads. Not used for securing heavy equipment. Typical polyester or nylon strap strength is 10,000-20,000 pounds. Smaller straps are available with a built-in winch. Larger straps are designed to be used with winches mounted on the truck bed.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Chain Hoist:Sizes are available from 1/2 to 5 ton capacity.
(Rope and Chain-Chains, Lashing Straps)
Trucker's Hitch:A hitch used for securing a load
(Rope and Chain-Knots, Hitches, Splices)
Bowline:A knot for making a loop
(Rope and Chain-Knots, Hitches, Splices)
Sheet Bend:A knot for joining ropes of different diameters
(Rope and Chain-Knots, Hitches, Splices)
Square Knot:A common knot for joining two ropes
(Rope and Chain-Knots, Hitches, Splices)
Clove Hitch:A hitch used to secure a rope to a hook.
(Rope and Chain-Knots, Hitches, Splices)
Eye Splice:Used to make a permanent loop in a laid (twisted) rope.
(Rope and Chain-Knots, Hitches, Splices)
Cotton Rope:Cotton ropes are soft but the weakest of the natural fiber ropes.
(Rope and Chain-Rope)
Manila Rope:This is a laid (twisted) and comes in three and four strands. A natural fiber, manila is stronger than cotton, but weaker than the synthetic ropes.
(Rope and Chain-Rope)
Wire Rope Clamps:There are two types, the “U” bolt with cleat and the bolt clamp.
(Rope and Chain-Rope)
Rope Thimble: Used to protect the eye in a rope or cable.
(Rope and Chain-Rope)
Twisted Polypropylene Rope:Keep away from flames and hot metal, it will melt or solidify and break easily. Also called trucker's rope which is generally black with an orange stripe.
(Rope and Chain-Rope)
Wire Rope:To coil or uncoil, roll the rope like a steel hoop.
(Rope and Chain-Rope)
Nylon Rope:Maybe manufactured as a laid (twisted) rope or a braided rope. Stronger and more expensive then poly rope. Braided rope does not have individual strands therefore it is not suited for hand braiding.
(Rope and Chain-Rope)


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