1 Ton manual chain block is available in two different made. the original product is made in Japan and it is a very high quality , durable product that is tested with at least 2 times the nominal lifting capacity. most of the chain blocks available in the market are knock off with much resemblance to original VITAL chain blocks. Chinese made chain blocks also have acceptable quality but must be used at most for lifting of their nominal weight.
Two grades of lifting chains are used on 1 Ton manual chain block, G80 chain that is attached to the load and G43 Galvanized chain that is meant to be handled manually.