Vanguard Turnbuckles meet the requirements of U.S. Fed. Spec. FF-T-791B Type 1, Form 1 (open body) and are permanently embossed with R, L, VGD© and size for traceability to meet ASME B30.26. The hexagon heads forged into bodies permit fast and easy adjustments and the forged carbon steel, bodies heat treated by normalizing, end-fi tting quenched & tempered. They are hot dipped galvanized and utilize UNC threads with a design factor of 5:1.
Green Pin® Turnbuckles can be used for both lifting and lashing. Galvanization of the Green Pin® Turnbuckle ensures its long-term durability. The turnbuckle is available in a range with a diameter thread of 1/2″ (take up of 12″) up to 1 3/4″ (take up of 18″).