As one of North America’s top manufacturers of drop-forged industrial hardware, Ken Forging specializes in a variety of essential products: eyebolts, rod ends, turnbuckle bodies and others. Another type of hardware that the company produces is D-rings, which have a number of uses in many workplace settings.
What is a D-ring?
Constructed out of drop-forged carbon steel, a D-ring is used mainly as a lashing point, sometimes at the end of a leather or fabric strap or secured to a surface. It gets its name from its shape – a curved ring with one straight side, like the letter “D”.
D-rings of varying materials are found in a wide variety of applications, from clothing and luggage to dog collars, horse bit rings, and even theatre scenery. Ken Forging focuses mainly on carbon-steel, self-coloured D-rings similar to those built for the backs of semi-tractor trailers, usually connected to a surface by a welded-on or bolted-on strap.
Ken Forging offers three shapes of D-rings: straight, bent, and triangular. The types available are as follows:
All of Ken Forging’s D-rings have a minimum tensile strength of 75,000 pounds per square inch. They are also compliant with ASTM A668, Class D.
Like all of the company’s products, these D-rings are known for their strength and reliability.
About the manufacturer
Based in Jefferson, OH, Ken Forging is a family-owned company that produces drop-forged industrial hardware products. It was founded in 1970.
To learn more, contact Ken Forging at (440) 993-8091, or visit the company website here.