Figure 9-5. Shipping Tag
Chain and Accessories. Chains and accessories are marked and identified
The size and the name of the manufacturer are stamped or forged
on each chain link or accessory during manufacture.
New FM 3 chain will also have a unique serial number on each
accessory and on the links at the end of each shot of chain (see
The serial number will be used together with
documentation furnished by the manufacturer (heat number,
chemical composition, etc. ) to monitor the pe rformance of
different heats of chain.
Crates used to ship new chain and accessor ies from the
manufacturer will be marked to show:
Contract and shipping data, and