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Cutting and Connecting Tools for Top Chains 

Cutting and connecting tools for Top Chains.

We offer a line-up of tools for each model.

  • For TTP Top Chains
  • For TPS-KV, TPU-KV Top Chains
  • For TT Top Chains
  • For TRU/TTKU Top Chains
  • For TS Top Chains
Cutting and connecting tools for Top Chains

For TTP Top Chains

Model No.: TTP-KV-AST

[Applicable Chains]
TTP826, TTP1143
  • It can be used with TTP Top Chains having a top plate width of 114.3mm or less
  • This tool can be used both for disconnecting and connecting a chain.
  • This is a made to order item.
TTP-KV-AST picture

For TPS-KV, TPU-KV Top Chains

Model No.: TPS-TPU-KV-AST

[Applicable Chains]
TPS, TTUP, TPU826-KV Series
[How to use]
Set the tool on the chain as shown and turn the handle until the pin is removed.
  • This tool can be used both for disconnecting and connecting a chain.
  • It can be used with Top Chains having a top plate width of 190.5mm or less. (TPS Series、TTUP Series)
  • This is a made to order item.
  • For TPU826 Top Chain, use only on KV series.
TPS-TPU-KV-AST picture

For TT Top Chains

Model No.: TT-AST

[Applicable Chains]
TT Top Chains
[How to use]
Set the tool on the chain as shown and turn the handle until the pin is removed.
  • It can be used with Top Chains having a top plate width of 190.5mm or less.
  • This tool can be used only for disconnecting a chain, not for connecting.
  • This is a made to order item.
TT-AST picture

For TRU, TTKU Top Chains

Model No.: TRU-TTKU-AST

[Applicable Chains]
This tool can be used commonly for TRU and TTKU Top Chains
  • This tool is specifically to be used for disconnecting.
  • Stock item
TT-AST picture
[How to use]
  1. 1. Grind off the rivets at the end of the two pins of the outer link to be cut, using a hand grinder.
    • Take care not to damage the inner links on both sides.
    • In the case of a TRU chain, grind off the rivet on the side having no float-preventive tabs.
  2. 2. Set the link on the tool as shown with the rivet of the pin ground off.
  3. 3. Tap the double punch with a hammer, and pull out the two ground-off pins of the chain until they are removed from the outer plate.

For TS Top Chains

Model No.: TS-AST

[Applicable Chains]
TS Top Chains
[Features]
A chain can be disconnected by removing pins on the chain main body one by one.
The tool can also be used for connecting chains since the pins on the chain main body can be press-fitted one by one.
  • Stock item
TS-AST picture