Strength is what determines the safety of playground equipment. Various components come together to give strength to a backyard swing structure, the Zinc Plated Figure 8 Hook being one of them. In fact, these hooks are versatile components that can be used in various playground equipments such as net climbers and anywhere else where you need to hold things together. This Figure 8 Hook is zinc-plated, which means it is corrosion resistant and can withstand the harsh conditions of the outside environment. You do not need to worry about quality since it is coming from the Child Works stable of swing accessories.