Kenter Shackle made of carbon steel used for connecting with chains. The Kenter joining shackle is used to join two stud link chain elements ending in a common link or enlarged link. Its made of Heavy Duty forged steel (U2- U3 grade).
The taper pin is driven out with a punch from its narrow end. The lead pellet (for the securing of the taper pin) is displaced and the taper pin can be removed.