General Usage for all Shackle Types{0374, 0599, 0629, 0632, 1122, 6459, 7000} Caterpillar

General Usage for all Shackle Types{0374, 0599, 0629, 0632, 1122, 6459, 7000}


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Caterpillar Products: All


Important Safety Information

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Think Safety

European Union Compliant, CE marked

Most accidents that involve product operation, maintenance, and repair are caused by failure to observe basic safety rules or precautions. An accident can often be avoided by recognizing potentially hazardous situations before an accident occurs. A person must be alert to potential hazards. This person should also have the necessary training, skills, and tools to perform these functions properly.

Improper operation, lubrication, maintenance, or repair of this product can be dangerous and could result in injury or death.

Do not operate or perform any lubrication, maintenance, or repair on this product until you have read and understood the Tool Operating Manual.

Safety precautions and warnings are provided in this manual and on the product. If these hazard warnings are not heeded, bodily injury or death could occur to you or to other persons.

The hazards are identified by the "Safety Alert Symbol" and followed by a "Signal Word" such as "DANGER","WARNING", or "CAUTION". The Safety Alert "WARNING" label is shown below.

A non-exhaustive list of operations that may cause product damage are identified by "NOTICE" labels on the product and in this publication.

Caterpillar cannot anticipate every possible circumstance that might involve a potential hazard. The warnings in this publication and on the product are, therefore, not all inclusive. If a tool, procedure, work method, or operating technique that is not recommended by Caterpillar is used, the operator must be sure that the procedures are safe. The operator must also be sure that the product will not be damaged or made unsafe by any unspecified procedures.

The information, specifications, and illustrations in this publication are based on information that was available at the time that the publication was written. The specifications, torques, pressures, measurements, adjustments, illustrations, and other items can change at any time. These changes can affect the service that is given to the product. Obtain the complete and most current information before you start any job.

When replacement parts are required for this product Caterpillar recommends using Caterpillar replacement parts or parts with equivalent specifications including, but not limited to, physical dimensions, type, strength, and material.

Literature Information

This manual contains safety information, operation instructions and maintenance information and should be stored with the tool group

Some photographs or illustrations in this publication may show details that can be different from your service tool. Guards and covers might have been removed for illustrative purposes.

Continuing improvement and advancement of product design might have caused changes to your service tool, which are not included in this publication.

Whenever a question arises regarding your service tool or this publication, consult Dealer Service Tools (DST) for the latest available information.

Safety Section

The Safety Section lists basic safety precautions.

Read and understand the basic precautions listed in the Safety section before operating or performing maintenance and repair on this service tool.

General Information Section

The General Information Section describes tooling functions and features. The section provides useful information on individual parts, additional tooling, and resources.

Operation Section

The Operation Section is a reference for the new operator and a refresher for the experienced operator.

Photographs and illustrations guide the operator through correct procedures for using the tool group.

Operating techniques outlined in this publication are basic. Skill and techniques develop as the operator gains knowledge of the service tool and the tools capabilities.

Maintenance Section

The Maintenance Section is a guide to tool inspection, cleaning, storage, and tool disposal

Service Parts Section

The Service Parts Section is a reference for parts identification and available part numbers.

Safety Section

Safety Icon Nomenclature

Personal Protection/Important Information

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Personal Protection/Important Information

Prohibited Action

No smoking

Hazard Avoidance

Crushing hazard (foot)

Crushing hazard (hand)

Pinch point

Fire hazard

Electrical Shock - Hazard

Fire hazard

Safety Warnings

  1. Inspect for excessive nicks, gouges, pitting, heat damage, or corrosion.

  1. Do not store or use around caustic or acid substances.

  1. Avoid unsafe conditions. Do not exceed rated load limit. Avoid shock loading, sharp edges, or abrasive surfaces. Do not weld.

  1. Do not use in extreme heat or cold.

  1. The load identification label must be legible.

  1. Inspect for damage or wear.

Additional Contact Information

For additional product support questions concerning this tool, contact the Dealer Service Tools Hotline at:

USA: 800-542-8665, Option 1

International: 1-309-578-7372

General Information Section

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General Usage for all Shackle Types

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Shackle diameter (X) ≥ (Y) without thimble eye.

Shackle diameter (X) ≤ (Y) with thimble eye.

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Round Pin (Temporary Use)

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Screw Pin (Short Term Use)

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Bolt Type (Long Term Use)

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Hoist Rings

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Hoist Rings are used with all shackle types.

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Side Pull

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  1. Inspect for excessive nicks, gouges, pitting, heat damage, or corrosion.

  1. Do not store or use around caustic or acid substances.

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  1. Avoid unsafe conditions.

  1. Do not exceed rated working load limit (WLL).

  1. Avoid shock loading, sharp edges, or abrasive surfaces.

  1. Do not weld.

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  1. Do not use in extreme heat or cold.

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  1. Load identification label must be legible.

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  1. Inspect for damage or wear.

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  1. Inspect pin for pin wear.

  1. Have tools inspected annually by an approved dealership inspector. Maintain a written record of all inspections.


Clean tools using a high quality cleaning fluid. Allow to air dry. Do not use wiping cloths or rags to dry parts. Lint may be deposited on tools, which can result in contamination of precision engine components.


Store indoors in a clean, dry location to prevent rust or corrosion. Tooling and threads can be damaged by moisture or high humidity.

Tool Disposal

At the end of the operational life of the tool, destroy the tool and dispose of as scrap.

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