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Pewag 1/2" (12mm) 3012 Square Security Chain - #3012

Pewag 1/2" (12mm) 3012 Square Security Chain - #3012
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Pewag 1/2" (12mm) 3012 Square Security Chain - #3012Pewag 1/2" (12mm) 3012 Square Security Chain - #3012
SKU: PW-3012MPN: 3012
1 - 24$15.20
25 + $13.68
PRICE PER:Linear Foot
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  • Made in Austria

Product Description

What Kind Of Chain Is This?
If you've been on the market looking for a great security chain, then there's a good chance you've heard of Pewag's 3012 chain. But what is it? Well, 3012 is actually a hardened traction chain. It's strong service record in that application made it an appealing choice as a security chain--if it can handle the duties of a traction chain, then surely it can hold up to bolt cutters! People love the size and the simple dark color of this chain. It is imposing to look at and extremely difficult to cut without power tools. This chain has a plain, polished finish, which means you may end up wanting to paint it or treat it with a Cold Galvanizing Spray. You may already be familiar with Pewag's 3/8" Square Case Hardened Security Chain--we literally sell a ton of it. This chain is very similar, except it's 2 mm larger (12 mm or 0.472" to be exact). This makes it beefier and even tougher to cut.

How Is This Chain Different From The New 1/2" Pewag Chain?
For starters, the 3012 chain is actually a traction chain that was not originally designed for security--that does not make it any less formidable, however. From a cosmetic perspective, this chain is dark (it comes to us both in black and gray, depending on how it is heat-treated at the factory) while the New 1/2" Pewag Security Chain is silver. Otherwise, the chains are almost identical with the same hardness and toughness.

This Is The Chain You've Been Hearing About
Whether on YouTube (click on the Video tab), a website forum or just word of mouth, you may have already heard about this chain. It's in high demand and available to you right here from Westech Rigging Supply.

  • Square, case-hardened links
  • Cannot be cut with bolt cutters--square link shape does not allow bolt cutters to get a proper bite, which prevents them from cutting the chain
  • Requires tremendous effort to cut, a great theft deterrent
  • Clean, polished finish
  • Tested and proven as a traction chain, yet now incredibly popular as an anti-theft chain
  • Chain Hardness: 62 HRC Min.


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Questions & Answers

2 Questions & 2 Answers
from jhammerli@yahoo.com asked:
July 1, 2018
Can I use this chain with the Abus 37/80 Granit padlock?
1 Answer
Unfortunately no, it does not fit. The 3012 chain is also unavailable and has essentially been replaced with Pewag #56847 12mm Galvanized Security Chain. It's the same stuff, just galvanized. Please note stock is VERY low on this chain, and once gone it will not be available for several weeks. We do also have the new Laclede 12mm Security Chain which is a great alternative.
Submitted by: WRS on July 2, 2018

from Eugene, OR asked:
December 23, 2017
How is this chain different from Pewag's newer chain, #PW-56847?
1 Answer
The two chains are almost identical, except that Pewag's newer chain has a galvanized finish. Otherwise they are the same in terms of dimensions and HRC ratings. We find most customers want a chain that will not rust, or will at least be rust-resistant. Pewag's newer chain is better in that regard.
Submitted by: Westech Rigging Supply on December 23, 2017

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Product Reviews

Pewag 1/2" (12mm) 3012 Square Security Chain - #3012$15.20
5 stars based on 3 reivews 
3012 Security Chain 5
Is what I needed
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San Diego, CA
As seen on youtube videos. Make thieves work hard with an angle grinder to steal your stuff.
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Chain 5
Very good item.
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