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Frequently Asked Questions
Which size cannot be cut with bolt cutters?
A thief normally carries around small bolt cutters that are easy to hide - 24 inch or maybe 36 inch sizes.  Neither the 3/8 nor the 1/2" chain size can be cut with those.  We put a 300 lb man using 42" bolt cutters, with the chain on the ground and him bouncing up and down on the handle for 5-10 minutes.  He eventually got thru the 3/8 chain with a lot of work but he couldn't touch the 1/2" chain.  Then we tried our 10,000 lb electric/hydraulic cutter on the 1/2".  It wouldn't touch it.  Not a scratch.  We have to cut that with our 5 HP 14" cutoff wheel.

I need a security chain that cannot be cut.  Period.
Sorry, they don't make that.  We can make it difficult on a thief with bolt cutters or a handheld hacksaw but if he's professional enough that he carries around an acetylene torch or a portable die grinder, he's going to get your stuff.  If you need to stop that thief, you need a new plan.  All that any chain is going to do is stop the amateur and slow down the pro.

Can I order my locks keyed alike?
Yes, you can find keyed alike locks here.

What does "through hardened" mean?
Case hardening affects only the shell or "skin" of the chain, just a few thousandths deep into the metal. A thief can easily file through the case hardened part of the skin and then use bolt cutters in the file cut -  it's just soft steel under that and it's a simple task to finish off the job.  You can't do that with thru hardened chain.  Many of our competitors say they have a hardness of 56 to 65 HRC on their case hardened chain.  Our thru hardened chain has a hardness of 38 to 42 HRC which is the highest you can get on a thru hardened chain.  AND it's hard all the way through.

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"Security Maxx Details"
Safeguard your property! Thru Hardened, not just a surface hardening like cheaper chain.  This chain withstands the most determined attacks against your property!  Security Maxx has a unique "D" cross-section link and the squared sides makes it extremely difficult (and sometimes impossible!) to cut with conventional bolt cutters. Bright Electro-Galvanized finish is resistant to rust and corrosion.

Available in two sizes! The 3/8" size will withstand the bite of a 4 ft bolt cutter under 300 lbs of weight!  Use the 1/2" size and the jaws of 90% of all bolt cutters can't fit around it. PLUS it'll take so long to cut through with a grinder or hacksaw, your thief will throw his tools down and leave in disgust!

A word about chain "hardness": Remember that Security Maxx chain is "thru hardened" and not "case hardened" like our competitors.  What does that mean? Case hardening affects only the shell or "skin" of the chain, just a few thousandths deep into the metal. A thief can easily file through the case hardened part of the skin and then use bolt cutters in the file cut -  it's just soft steel under that and it's a simple task to finish off the job.  You can't do that with thru hardened chain. Many of our competitors say they have a hardness of 56 to 65 HRC on their case hardened chain.  Our thru hardened chain has a hardness of 38 to 42 HRC which is the highest you can get on a thru hardened chain.  AND it's hard all the way through.  

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"Security Maxx Lock Details"
With Security Maxx Heavy Duty Padlocks you can be assured of the high security and durability our locks will provide.  Feel the weight in your hand.  Turn the key or release the shackle and note that the motion is smooth with no spring loaded parts to bind or wear out over time.

This series grants very little access for bolt cutters or saws and features a hardened steel, chrome plated bolt that rotates freely making hacksawing virtually impossible

High Security Shackle- Maximum Cut Resistance
- Hardened Steel shell is Zinc plated
- Freely rotating shackle resists cutting
- Brass internals
- Comes with 2 keys
- Key Retaining feature

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"Nylon Cover Details"
Cover is woven from thousands of nylon filaments into a self-renewing, abrasion-resistant fabric sleeve. As it is scuffed and worn, its filaments friz forming an even thicker more protective shield.

This smooth-bore sleeve is easily installed over hose, chains, cables or springs and may be secured with nylon cable ties or band-clamps. 

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