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Breakaway Buckles

Breakaway buckles are specially designed for cats. If their collar catches on something, the cat's twisting or struggling action causes the buckle to open, freeing the cat.   
Important! The buckles below are not for use in bracelets. The buckles open under pressure and won't stay closed when used for bracelets.
Non-breakaway buckle page-BLACK
Non-breakaway buckle page-COLORED  
 

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New! 1/4" TINY Breakaway Side Release Buckle (cat) Acetal

(slots measure between 1/4" and 3/8" and will work with 1/4" or 3/8" webbing)

item # Break 14


Buckle opens with pulling and twisting. NEVER use this buckle with a leash. Has lighter break point than 3/8" listed below.


1/4" top buckle compared to 3/8".

WS 38 slide is a good fit for 1/4" breakaway.

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The 3/8 breakaway side release, measures somewhere between 3/8 and 1/2". Depending on weight and flexibility of materials, either 1/2" or 3/8" materials may work.   

 

3/8" Breakaway Side Release Buckle (cat) Acetal

Original Style

item # Break 38



Buckle opens with pulling and twisting. NEVER use this buckle with a leash.


3/8" side release side view

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Buckle Comparison-breakaway vs non-breakaway (black styles only)
Please read this important information regarding the difference between the 3/8" non-breakaway and breakaway buckles. The buckle insert on the left is the breakaway buckle. The left outside post is missing the outside "lump". This is what allows the buckle to breakaway when pulled. NEVER use this buckle with a leash. The insert on the right is the non-breakaway buckle. NEVER use this insert to make cat collars. 

 

 

 

Buckle Comparison-breakaway vs non-breakaway (colored styles only)
Please read this important information regarding the difference between the 3/8" non-breakaway and breakaway buckles. The buckle insert on the left is the breakaway buckle. The lumps on the posts are missing the sharp points at the top. This is what allows the buckle to breakaway when pulled. NEVER use this buckle with a leash. The insert on the right is the non-breakaway buckle. NEVER use this insert to make cat collars. The bottom photo shows the breakaway female half on the left. It has a rounded shape and is missing the two bars inside. The female half on the right is the non-breakaway. The breakaway buckles are slightly slimmer.

Black
-new style 
 
Grey
 

Neon Green

White

Pink

Brown  

Blue  

Red
   

Green
 

Navy
(bright) 

Sand
 

Olive
 

Tan
 

Orange
 

Raspberry

Yellow

Purple
 

Approximate overall outside measurement of buckle 1-1/8" long x 1/2" wide.

Depending on weight and flexibility of materials, either 1/2" or 3/8" materials may work.



 
Side view for all colors

3/8" Colored Breakaway Buckle
Acetal

*Original style black side release available above.

item # BREAKC 38

Black-*new style
Grey
White
Pink
Brown
Blue
Red
Green
Navy (bright)
Sand
Olive
Tan
Orange
Raspberry
Yellow
Purple
Neon Green

mixing colors NOT allowed 

 
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Open of buckle
Breakaway Buckles-4 sizes 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 1" 

 .and side view Buckle pulls apart for safety. Slots in buckle will accommodate all webbings on this site. May or may not accommodate heavy webbing if fabric or trims are added. All sizes of buckles pull apart at approximately 8 pounds pull. Strength figure for referrence only, must be tested in your application to determine if appropiate.  
Tutortial for making Leash Friendly Safety Breakaway Collars

1/2 Breakaway Buckles
Nylon

item # BREAK 12

 

 
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5/8 Breakaway Buckles
Acetal

item # BREAK 58

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3/4 Breakaway Buckles
Acetal

item # BREAK 34

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1" Breakaway Buckles
Acetal

item # BREAK 1

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All parts are measured and listed as to the size of the webbing they will accommodate: 5/8" part will fit 5/8" webbing.  

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