Tire Chain Adjuster Info
Pro Tip: The use of adjusters can lengthen the life span of tire chains by up to 25%.
Picking the right adjuster is just as important as picking the right chain.
If you have any questions regarding the correct adjuster for your application, please call us at (503) 678-2359.
These adjusters pull the loose chain directly toward the center hub, pulling the slack evenly out of the chain around the tire. They are made from a combination of elastomeric & natural rubber products to increase elasticity and durability and have metal hooks crimped onto the arm ends. They work with both cable and link chains.
These spring style tire chain adjusters hook onto your chains and pull the loose chain inward, pulling the slack out of the chain. They are made from link chain and coil springs; the springs float on the chain to allow for various adjustments, and are fully adjustable for variations in tire size. They work with cable and link chains.
These shackle style tire chain adjusters are primarily used with heavy equipment and forestry tire chains. They utilize a bolt and plate design for tensioning and are tightened by turning a nut on a threaded rod, which in turn pushes the adjuster plate up to tighten the chain arms. Made from link chain and shackles, they are fully adjustable and can even have longer chain arms added to allow for further adjustments depending on the tire size. The work exclusively with link chains.
These adjusters hook onto your chains and pull the loose chain inward, pulling the slack out of the chain. They are made from high quality rubber and have metal hooks crimped onto the O-ring. They work with both cable and link chains.
Natural rubber tarp straps are the preferred tire chain adjuster of the trucking community. These tarp straps are made from high tensile natural rubber for superior quality, durability, and performance. They have an excellent stretch memory and will not crack or become brittle in freezing temperatures. Metal “S” hooks are included on both ends. They work with cable and link chains.