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China Good quality Conveyor Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Carbon Stee Roller Chain Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hollow Pin

Product Description

Product Description

Series : ANSI SS 40 /SS 50 / SS 60 / SS 80 / SS 100  etc.
Materal : SS 304
Packing :  5M/PCS   or 10 FT/PCS   Or as your require.
Delivery time : around 35 wworking days.

 

Product Attribute

Product name Transmission Standard Roller Chain

Surface Treatment

Shot Peening ,Tempering Oiling  ,Nickel-plated
Grease, zince plated, Heat Treatment ,Stain proofing
Carburizing ,Pre-stretched and anti-fatigue ,Quenching    
Product application Industry machine,Agriculture, mining, metallurgy,
petrochemical industry, lifting
and transportation and other industries
Product Series

Series A, Series B, Heavy Duty
Zinc-plated, Nickel-plated
 SP series ,SH series
Double pitch series

material

Stainless steel and carbon steel

structure

Simplex/Duplex/Triplex

Port

Any sea port or airport in China

Brand TV OEM
Payment

L/C, T/T, D/P, Western Union

Package

Chain, Plastic Bag, Color Box, Wooden Case. or OEM

A Series 03C,04C-1,06C-1,085-1,08A-1,10A-1,12A-1,16A-1,20A-1,24A-1,28A-1,32A-1,36A-1,40A-1,48A-1.

15,25,35,41,40,50,60,80,100,120,140,160,180,200,240
 

04C-2,06C-2,085-2,08A-2,10A-2,12A-2,16A-2,20A-2,24A-2,28A-2,32A-2,36A-2,40A-2,48A-2.

25-2,35-2,41-2,40-2,50-2,60-2,80-2,100-2,120-2,140-2,160-2,180-2,200-2,240-2.
 

04C-3,06C-3,085-3,08A-3,10A-3,12A-3,16A-3,20A-3,24A-3,28A-3,32A-3,36A-3,40A-3,48A-3.

25-3,35-3,41-3,40-3,50-3,60-3,80-3,100-3,120-3,140-3,160-3,180-3,200-3,240-3.
 

B Series 05B-1,06B-1,08B-1,10B-1,12B-1,16B-1,20B-1,24B-1,28B-1,32B-1,40B-1,48B-1,56B-1,64B-1,72B-1.
 
05B-2,06B-2,08B-2,10B-2,12B-2,16B-2,20B-2,24B-2,28B-2,32B-2,40B-2,48B-2,56B-2,64B-2,72B-2.
 
05B-3,06B-3,08B-3,10B-3,12B-3,16B-3,20B-3,24B-3,28B-3,32B-3,40B-3,48B-3,56B-3,64B-3,72B-3.
 
Heavy Duty  08AH-1,10AH-1,12AH-1,16AH-1,20AH-1,24AH-1,28AH-1,32AH-1,36AH-1,40AH-1,48AH-1

35H,40H,50H,60H,80H,100H,120H,140H,160H,180H,200H,240H
 

12AH-2,16AH-2,20AH-2,24AH-2,28AH-2,32AH-2,40AH-2,

35H-2,40H-2,50H-2,60H-2,80H-2,100H-2,120H-2,140H-2,160H-2,180H-2,200H-2,240H-2.
 

12AH-3,16AH-3,20AH-3,24AH-3,28AH-3,32AH-3,40AH-3

35H-3,40H-3,50H-3,60H-3,80H-3,100H-3,120H-3,140H-3,160H-3,180H-3,200H-3,240H-3.
 

Double pitch Series
 
208A,208B,210A,210B,212A,212B,216A,216AH,216B,220A,220B,224A,224B,228B,232B

2040,2050,2060,2080,2080H,2100,2120
 

We also carry out OEM according to your requirements

 

Product Parameters

Our Advantages

Company advantages:
Own Import & Export License, The TV trade mark registered successfully in many countries, Sales network spread all over China, Products export to 65 countries in 5 continents.

Membership:
1. The member of China General Machine Components Industry Association.
2. The member of China Chain Transmission Association.
3. The member of China Chain Standardization Association.
4. The member of China Agricultural Association Machinery Manufacturers.

With our excellent trained staffs and workers, advanced and efficient equipments, completely sales network, strict QA systems. You are confidence that our premium qualified chain can meet all customers’ specification and strictest quality standards.

WHY CHOOSE US

Comprehensive Product Portfolio We produce and supply a wide range of power transmission
products including drive chains, leaf chains, conveyor chains, agricultural chains, sprockets, and
couplings. This one-store-for-all shopping experience will significantly reduce your searching costs while
guarantee youfind what you want at 1 click.

Value Choice Products Our products are the best combination of quality and price, and you get what
you want within your budgets

Seasoned Sales Associates and Engineers We have 15 seasoned sales associates and 5 engineers;
on our team at your disposal any time when you need a helping hand. They are well trained with industry
know-now and will always respond to your requests within 24 hours.
100% Customer Retention Rate Our regular customers from overseas come back not just for our
premium quality products, but for the superior services that we’ve provided over the years.

FAQ

Q1: What’s your average lead time?
A: It varies. Our regular end-to-end lead time is 1-2 months.. We also provide express shipments for rush orders. For details,please consult our sales associate.

Q2: Is your price better than your competitors given the same quality?
A: Definitely YES. We provide the most competitive price in the power transmission industry. If price disparity exists, we’ll be more than happy to do a price match.
Q3: Can you make chains according to my CAD drawings?
A: Yes. Besides the regular standard chains, we produce non-standard and custom-design products to meet the specific technical requirements. In reality, a sizable portion of our production capacity is assigned to make non-standard products.

Q4: Can we inspect the goods before shipment?
A: Yes. You or your representative or any third-party inspection party assigned is allowed access to our facility and do the inspection.

Q5: What kind of payment method is acceptable for your mill?
A: We’re flexible. We take T/T, L/C, or any other online payment methods so long as it’s applicable for you.

Q6: What if I have any other questions?
A: Whenever in doubt, you’re always encouraged to consult our sales associate any time – They will help you to your satisfaction.
 

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Standard or Nonstandard: Standard
Application: Textile Machinery, Conveyer Equipment, Packaging Machinery, Food Machinery, Mining Equipment
Surface Treatment: SS304
Samples:
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conveyor

How does a conveyor chain handle accumulation and indexing applications?

In conveyor systems, accumulation and indexing refer to specific methods of controlling the movement and positioning of items along the conveyor line. A conveyor chain can effectively handle these applications through the use of specialized components and control mechanisms. Here’s a detailed explanation:

Accumulation:

– Accumulation refers to the process of temporarily storing or buffering items on the conveyor to control the flow of materials. Conveyor chains designed for accumulation applications typically incorporate features such as low-friction chain guides, accumulating zones, and sensors.

– In an accumulation conveyor chain system, the chain is divided into discrete zones where items can accumulate. As products enter a zone, the chain slows down or stops, allowing items to accumulate without colliding with each other. Sensors or photoelectric cells detect the presence of items in each zone and provide signals to control the chain movement.

– The accumulation zones in the conveyor chain system can be controlled in different ways, such as through the use of motorized rollers, pneumatic devices, or electronic sensors. This ensures a controlled and synchronized flow of items along the conveyor line.

Indexing:

– Indexing refers to the precise positioning of items at specific intervals along the conveyor line. This is commonly used in applications where accurate positioning or sequencing is required, such as assembly or packaging processes.

– Conveyor chains designed for indexing applications incorporate specialized index pins, stops, or precision indexing drives. These components work together to accurately position items at predetermined locations along the conveyor.

– The indexing mechanism of a conveyor chain system can be driven by mechanical cams, servo motors, or programmable logic controllers (PLCs). The indexing motion can be synchronized with other processes or machines downstream to ensure precise assembly or packaging operations.

– By combining accumulation and indexing capabilities, a conveyor chain system can handle a wide range of applications, including sorting, buffering, sequencing, and automated assembly. It provides control over the flow and positioning of items, allowing for efficient material handling and optimized production processes.

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What are the best practices for storing and handling conveyor chains?

Proper storage and handling of conveyor chains are essential to maintain their performance, prevent damage, and prolong their lifespan. Here are some best practices to consider:

1. Clean and dry storage area: Store conveyor chains in a clean and dry environment to prevent the accumulation of dirt, dust, moisture, or contaminants that can affect their performance and cause corrosion.

2. Adequate support: Ensure that the stored conveyor chains are properly supported to prevent excessive bending or deformation. Use pallets, racks, or designated storage containers that can accommodate the weight and length of the chains.

3. Avoid excessive heat or cold: Conveyor chains should be stored in an area with a moderate temperature range to avoid extreme heat or cold that can affect the material properties or lubrication of the chains.

4. Protection against impacts and vibrations: Protect the stored chains from impacts or excessive vibrations that can cause damage or deformation. Use suitable packaging or covers to shield the chains from any potential physical damage.

5. Lubrication: Apply a thin layer of appropriate lubricant to the chains before storage to prevent corrosion and maintain their smooth operation. Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for lubrication type and quantity.

6. Regular inspections: Periodically inspect the stored conveyor chains to ensure there are no signs of damage, corrosion, or deformation. If any issues are identified, take appropriate actions such as cleaning, lubricating, or replacing the chains.

7. Proper handling techniques: When handling conveyor chains, use appropriate lifting equipment or tools to avoid excessive strain or bending. Avoid dragging or dropping the chains, as this can cause damage to the chain links or attachments.

8. Training and awareness: Provide training to personnel involved in handling and storing conveyor chains to ensure they understand the proper procedures and best practices. Promote awareness of the importance of careful handling and storage to prevent accidents and maintain chain integrity.

By following these best practices, you can ensure the longevity and reliable performance of your conveyor chains, reducing the risk of downtime and costly repairs.

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Can a conveyor chain be repaired or does it need to be replaced entirely?

In general, conveyor chains can be repaired in certain cases, but there are instances where replacement is necessary. Here are some considerations:

  • Minor Damage: If the conveyor chain has minor damage, such as a broken link or a damaged pin, it may be possible to repair it by replacing the damaged components.
  • Significant Wear: If the chain has significant wear, such as elongation or excessive corrosion, it may be more cost-effective to replace the entire chain rather than attempting repairs.
  • Critical Components: Some conveyor chains have critical components that cannot be repaired, such as welded attachments or specialized features. In such cases, replacement is usually the only option.
  • Manufacturer’s Recommendations: It’s important to consult the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding chain repairability. They can provide specific guidelines on when repair is feasible and when replacement is necessary.

Before deciding whether to repair or replace a conveyor chain, it’s recommended to assess the extent of damage, consider the overall condition of the chain, and evaluate the cost-effectiveness of each option. It’s always advisable to consult with a qualified professional or the chain manufacturer to determine the best course of action.

China Good quality Conveyor Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Carbon Stee Roller Chain Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hollow Pin  China Good quality Conveyor Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Carbon Stee Roller Chain Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hollow Pin
editor by CX 2024-01-08

China Professional Stainless Steel Carbon Steel Short Pitch Sprocket Bearing Gear Conveyor Chain with Extended Pin Plate Precision Roller Chain (A series) Transmission Parts

Product Description

Model NO. 06C/08A/10A/12A/16A/20A/24A/28A/32A/40A/06B/08B/10B/12B/16B/20B/24B/28B/32B/40B-1/2/3
Heavy duty
Chain Model Roller Chains
Structure (for Chain) Roller Chain
Specification GB/T, DIN, ANSI, ISO, BS, JIS.
Origin HangZhou, ZheJiang
Color Solid Color
Chain Color Customized

Our company

Wolff Chain Co. is 1 of the professional chain manufacturers in China. We focus on reseaching, manufacturing and trading of the chain drive with famous brands — “DOVON” and “DECHO”. We supply OEM services for many famous enterprises such as SUZUKI, XIHU (WEST LAKE) DIS., FAW, AGCO, JUMING as well. 

Wolff mainly producing the Transmission chains,Conveyor chains,Dragging Chains,Silent chains,Leaf chains,Roller chains,Special chain and many other series of chain products. Our technicians a have improved the chains quality to the world-level. High quality material selection, powerful and precise heat-treatment technology and excellent assembly methods ensure Wolff chains meet the tough and strict requirements for machines and vehicles. 

All of our products completely conform to the international standard such as ISO\DIN\ANSI\BS\JIS, etc. Wolff has been successfully certified by ISO9001 Quality Management System,SGS inspection and BV inspection. Wolff chains can be widely applied to many industries including automobile, motorcycle, forklift, wood processing machine, constructure machine, packing machine, food machine,tobacco machine and agricultural equipments. Wolff chains are popular in America,South America,Europe,Middle East, South East Asia and Africa markets.

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Welcome to our exhibition

FAQ

Q1. What is your terms of packing?
A: Generally, we pack our goods in single color box. If you have special request about packing, pls negotiate with us in advance, we can pack the goods as your request.

Q2. What is your terms of payment?
A: T/T 30% as deposit, and 70% before delivery. We’ll show you the photos of the products and packages 
before you pay the balance. Other payments terms, pls negotiate with us in advance, we can discuss.

Q3. What is your terms of delivery?
A: EXW, FOB, CFR, CIF.

Q4. How about your delivery time?
A: Generally, it will take 25 to 30 days after receiving your advance payment. The specific delivery time depends 
on the items and the quantity of your order.

Q5. Can you produce according to the samples?
A: Yes, we can produce by your samples or technical drawings. We can build the molds and fixtures.

Q6. What is your sample policy?
A: We can supply the sample if we have ready parts in stock, but the customers have to pay the sample cost and 
the courier cost.We welcome sample order.

Q7. Do you test all your goods before delivery?
A: Yes, we have 100% test before delivery

Q8: How do you make our business long-term and good relationship?
1. We keep good quality and competitive price to ensure our customers benefit ;
2. We respect every customer as our friend and we sincerely do business and make friends with them, 
 

Standard or Nonstandard: Standard
Application: Textile Machinery, Garment Machinery, Conveyer Equipment, Packaging Machinery, Food Machinery, Marine, Mining Equipment
Surface Treatment: Oil Blooming
Structure: Roller Chain
Material: Carbon Steel
Type: Short Pitch Chain
Samples:
US$ 0/Piece
1 Piece(Min.Order)

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Customization:
Available

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roller chain

How do roller chains handle side loads?

Roller chains are designed to primarily handle axial (or in-line) loads, which are forces applied along the axis of the chain. However, they do have some capability to handle limited side loads. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Roller Design: The rollers in a roller chain are cylindrical in shape and rotate freely between the inner and outer plates. This design allows the chain to accommodate limited side loads by allowing the rollers to roll and adjust their position within the chain.

2. Bearing Surfaces: Roller chains have bearing surfaces between the pins and the bushings or rollers. These bearing surfaces help distribute the load and reduce friction, allowing the chain to handle some degree of side loads.

3. Tolerance for Misalignment: Roller chains have some tolerance for misalignment between the sprockets, which can help compensate for minor side loads. However, excessive misalignment can lead to increased wear and decreased chain life.

4. Limitations: It’s important to note that roller chains are primarily designed for transmitting power and handling axial loads. While they can tolerate some side loads, their ability to handle significant side loads is limited. Excessive side loads can cause increased wear, premature chain failure, and reduced overall performance.

To ensure the longevity and reliable performance of a roller chain, it is essential to minimize side loads as much as possible. Proper alignment of the sprockets, appropriate tensioning of the chain, and avoiding excessive side loads are important considerations when using roller chains in an application.

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What are the limitations of using roller chains in certain applications?

Roller chains are versatile and widely used in various applications, but they do have some limitations to consider. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Speed Limitations: Roller chains have a practical speed limit due to factors such as chain length, centrifugal forces, and roller-to-sprocket engagement. At high speeds, the centrifugal forces can cause excessive chain vibration and increase wear, potentially leading to chain failure. In such cases, alternative power transmission systems like gears or belts may be more suitable.

2. Precision Requirements: Roller chains require proper alignment and tensioning for efficient operation. In applications that demand high precision, such as precision machinery or robotics, the inherent flexibility and slight elongation of roller chains may not meet the desired accuracy requirements. In such cases, alternative systems like timing belts or direct drive solutions may be preferred.

3. Environmental Limitations: Roller chains may not be suitable for certain environments with extreme temperatures, corrosive substances, or high levels of contamination. Harsh conditions can accelerate chain wear, reduce lubrication effectiveness, or cause corrosion. In these situations, specialized chains with appropriate coatings or alternative power transmission systems may be necessary.

4. Noise and Vibration: Roller chains can generate noise and vibrations during operation, particularly when not properly tensioned or maintained. In applications where noise or vibration is a concern, such as in noise-sensitive environments or precision machinery, additional measures like chain tensioners, vibration dampening, or alternative drive systems may be required.

5. Size and Space Constraints: Roller chains have a certain physical size and require appropriate clearance for installation. In applications with limited space or tight packaging requirements, alternative power transmission systems like compact belts or direct drives might be more suitable.

It’s important to carefully evaluate the specific requirements and constraints of each application when considering the use of roller chains. Alternative power transmission systems may be more suitable in certain cases, and consulting with experts or manufacturers can help determine the best solution for the intended application.

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How do roller chains compare to belt drives in terms of efficiency?

Roller chains and belt drives are both widely used power transmission systems, but they differ in terms of efficiency. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Mechanical Efficiency: Roller chains generally have higher mechanical efficiency compared to belt drives. The engagement between the chain and sprockets provides a positive drive with minimal slippage, resulting in efficient power transfer. Belt drives, on the other hand, can experience some slip, especially in high-torque or heavy-load applications, leading to lower efficiency.

2. Size and Length: Roller chains are typically more compact and have a shorter pitch length compared to belt drives. This allows for more compact machine design and closer shaft spacing, reducing the overall size and weight of the power transmission system.

3. Load Capacity: Roller chains are known for their high load-carrying capacity, making them suitable for heavy-duty applications. They can handle high loads and transmit significant amounts of power without compromising performance. Belt drives have lower load-carrying capacity and are more commonly used in lighter-duty applications.

4. Speed and Torque: Roller chains are suitable for both high-speed and high-torque applications. They can operate at high rotational speeds while transmitting significant torque. Belt drives, on the other hand, may have limitations in terms of speed and torque capacity, especially in demanding applications.

5. Maintenance and Durability: Roller chains require regular lubrication and maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. Belt drives, on the other hand, are generally considered maintenance-free. However, if a belt drive becomes misaligned or experiences excessive wear, it may need to be replaced entirely. Roller chains, with proper maintenance, can be more durable and have longer service life.

It’s important to note that the choice between roller chains and belt drives depends on various factors, including the specific application requirements, load conditions, speed requirements, and space constraints. Each system has its advantages and considerations, and selecting the most suitable option should be based on a careful evaluation of these factors.

China Professional Stainless Steel Carbon Steel Short Pitch Sprocket Bearing Gear Conveyor Chain with Extended Pin Plate Precision Roller Chain (A series) Transmission Parts  China Professional Stainless Steel Carbon Steel Short Pitch Sprocket Bearing Gear Conveyor Chain with Extended Pin Plate Precision Roller Chain (A series) Transmission Parts
editor by CX 2023-10-20

China factory OEM China Manufacturer Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chain (B series)

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Standard GB, ISO, ANSI, DIN
Type Standard A and standard B precision roller chain, conveyor chain;
special chain with accessories, welding chain, leaf chain and sprocket
ANSI chain No. 40,50,60,80,100,120,140,160,180,200,240;
C40,C50,C60,C80,C100,C120,C140,C160;
DIN/ISO chain No. 08A,10A,12A,16A,20A,24A,28A,32A,36A,40A,48A;
C08A,C10A,C12A,C16A,C20A,C24A,C28A,C32A;
Application Food processing, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, electronics, machinery;
household appliances, automotive manufacturing, metallurgy, sewage treatment
Series A series,B series

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FAQ
      

1. Are you manufacturer or trade Company?
We are a factory founded in 1997 with trade team for international service.

2. What terms of payment you usually use?
T/T 30% deposit and 70% against document, Western Union, L/C at sight

3. What is your lead time for your goods?
Normally 35 days after confirmed order. 30 days could be available in low season for some items (during May to July), and 45 days during new year and hot season ( Jan to March).

4. Samples
For customers who need sample confirmation before ordering, please bear in mind that the following policy will be adopted:
1) All samples are free of charge with the maximum value not exceeding USD 100.
2) The courier cost for the first-time sample sending will be charged for by the consignee. We will send the samples with freight to be collected. So please inform your account with FedEx, UPS, DHL or TNT so that we can proceed promptly.
3) The first-time courier cost will be totally deducted from the contract value of the trial cooperation.

Usage: Transmission Chain
Material: Stainless steel
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Rust Resistant, Enviornmental
Chain Size: P8mm~P114.3mm
Structure: Roller Chain
Samples:
US$ 0/Piece
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Are there any environmental considerations when using roller chains?

Yes, there are several environmental considerations to keep in mind when using roller chains. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Lubricants: The choice of lubricant for roller chains can have an environmental impact. It’s important to select lubricants that are environmentally friendly and comply with any relevant regulations. Biodegradable lubricants or those with low toxicity are often preferred to minimize environmental harm in case of leaks or spills.

2. Contamination: Roller chains can be susceptible to contamination from dust, dirt, or other particles present in the operating environment. Contaminants can accelerate wear and reduce the lifespan of the chain. Implementing proper sealing measures, such as using protective covers or enclosures, can help prevent contamination and maintain chain performance.

3. Noise and Vibration: Roller chains can generate noise and vibration during operation, which may have environmental implications, especially in noise-sensitive areas. Employing noise reduction measures, such as using noise-dampening materials or implementing sound barriers, can help mitigate the impact of chain noise on the surrounding environment.

4. Corrosion Protection: In corrosive environments, protecting the roller chain from corrosion is crucial. Corrosion not only affects the performance and lifespan of the chain but can also lead to the release of harmful substances into the environment. Using corrosion-resistant materials or applying appropriate coatings can help minimize environmental risks.

5. Energy Efficiency: Roller chains should be properly tensioned and maintained to ensure efficient power transmission. By optimizing the performance of the chain, energy consumption can be minimized, resulting in reduced environmental impact.

6. Recycling and Disposal: When roller chains reach the end of their lifespan, proper disposal or recycling should be considered. Some components of the chain, such as metal links, can be recycled to minimize waste and conserve resources. Local regulations and recycling facilities should be consulted for guidance on the proper disposal or recycling methods.

It’s important to assess the specific environmental requirements and regulations in the operating environment and choose roller chain solutions that align with sustainable practices and minimize any negative environmental impacts.

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How do roller chains handle static loads?

Roller chains are primarily designed for transmitting power and handling dynamic loads, which involve motion and varying forces. However, roller chains can also handle static loads to some extent. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Load Distribution: When a roller chain is subjected to static loads, the weight or force is evenly distributed across multiple rollers and pins. This helps to distribute the load more effectively and reduces stress concentrations on individual components. The load is transferred from one roller to another through the pins, ensuring a more balanced distribution.

2. Stiffness: Roller chains possess a certain degree of stiffness that enables them to resist static loads. The rigid construction of the chain, including the link plates and pins, helps maintain the integrity of the chain under static conditions. This stiffness allows the chain to support the applied load without excessive elongation or deformation.

3. Lubrication: Proper lubrication is essential for roller chains to handle static loads effectively. Lubrication helps reduce friction and wear, which can occur even under static conditions due to the weight of the load. Adequate lubrication ensures smooth movement of the chain and minimizes the risk of surface damage or increased friction during load-bearing.

4. Chain Preload: In some cases, applying a pre-load or initial tension to the roller chain can help improve its ability to handle static loads. The pre-load helps to eliminate any slack or looseness in the chain, enhancing its rigidity and reducing the potential for excessive elongation or misalignment when subjected to static forces.

While roller chains can handle static loads, it’s important to note that they are primarily designed for dynamic applications involving motion. Excessive static loads or prolonged exposure to static conditions may lead to increased wear, elongation, or deformation of the chain. In scenarios where the majority of the load is static, alternative power transmission systems or load-bearing mechanisms may be more suitable.

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How do you tension a roller chain correctly?

Proper tensioning of a roller chain is crucial for its optimal performance and longevity. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Initial Installation: When installing a roller chain, it’s important to ensure that it has the correct tension from the beginning. Start by positioning the sprockets at their desired locations, ensuring proper alignment. Then, adjust the position of the shafts or tensioning devices to achieve the desired chain tension.

2. Check the Slack: After installation, check the slack or sag in the chain. The ideal tension allows for a small amount of slack to accommodate articulation around the sprockets. The slack should be uniform along the chain’s length.

3. Adjust the Tensioner: If the chain tension is too loose, adjust the tensioner to take up the slack. Tensioners can be spring-loaded devices, adjustable bolts, or idler sprockets designed to maintain proper tension. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions or recommended guidelines to set the tensioner to the appropriate position.

4. Measure the Deflection: Another method to ensure correct chain tension is to measure the chain deflection. Apply a slight force perpendicular to the chain midway between the sprockets. The deflection should typically be within a specified range, depending on the chain size and application. Refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines for the recommended deflection values.

5. Regular Inspections: Regularly inspect the chain tension to ensure it remains within the desired range. Factors such as wear, elongation, and changes in operating conditions can affect chain tension over time. Adjust the tension as necessary to maintain optimal performance.

6. Follow Manufacturer’s Recommendations: It’s important to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for chain tensioning specific to the type and model of roller chain being used. These guidelines will provide specific instructions based on the chain’s design, load capacity, and intended application.

Proper tensioning of a roller chain helps ensure smooth operation, minimize wear, reduce the risk of failure, and extend the chain’s lifespan. It’s essential to regularly monitor and adjust the tension as needed, especially during routine maintenance checks, to maintain optimal performance and prevent potential issues.

China factory OEM China Manufacturer Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chain (B series)  China factory OEM China Manufacturer Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chain (B series)
editor by CX 2023-10-07

China manufacturer ISO/ANSI/DIN Standard Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hardware Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain

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ISO/ANSI/DIN Standard  Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hardware Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain
 

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1. Material: Stainless Steel 304 & 316 / Alloy Carbon Steel
2. Surface Treatment: Shot peening / Zinc-plated / Nickel-plated / Dacromet-plated
3. Chain No:
35SS-1, 40SS-1, 50SS-1, 60SS-1, 80SS-1, 100SS-1, 120SS-1, 140SS-1;
35SS-2, 40SS-2, 50SS-2, 60SS-2, 80SS-2, 100SS-2, 120SS-2, 140SS-2;
35SS-3, 40SS-3, 50SS-3, 60SS-3, 80SS-3, 100SS-3, 120SS-3, 140SS-3;
4. Application: Stainless Steel Chains are used in so many industries, such as machine manufacturing, food machine, etc. Also are suitable for high and low temperature conditions.
5. Characteristic:
1. The chain can be used on the both sides of multi-axle transmission.
2. Easy installation and replacement.
3. It can obtain larger reduction ratio.
4. The roller chain has good elasticity, high strength and each hinge part has lubricating oil, so it can be stored easliy. Thus, compared with the rigid contact tooth, it has good cushioning and vibration absorbing ability.
 

Product name Stainless Steel Roller Chain From China
Materials Available  1. Stainless Steel: SS304, SS316, etc
2. Alloy Steel: 45Mn, 42CrMo, 20CrMo, etc
3. OEM according to your request
Surface Treatment Shot peening, Blackening, Oxygenation, Polishing, Zinc-plated, Nickel-plated, Anodized, etc.
Characteristic Fire Resistant, Oil Resistant, Heat Resistant
Design criterion ISO DIN ANSI & Customer’s Drawing
Size Customer’s Drawing & ISO standard 
Package Wooden Case / Container and pallet, or made-to-order
Certificate ISO9001: 2008 
Advantage First quality, Best service, Competitive price, Fast delivery
Delivery Time 20 days for samples. 45 days for official order.

 

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Company Profile

Usage: Transmission Chain
Material: Stainless steel
Structure: Roller Chain
80-1: 1"
Size: 50ss-1
Other: Corrosion Resistance
Samples:
US$ 0/Meter
1 Meter(Min.Order)

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Customization:
Available

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roller chain

Can roller chains be used for power transmission in motorcycles?

Yes, roller chains are commonly used for power transmission in motorcycles. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

Roller chains have several advantages that make them suitable for power transmission in motorcycles:

1. Efficient Power Transfer: Roller chains offer high efficiency in transmitting power from the engine to the rear wheel of a motorcycle. They have minimal power loss due to their low friction and high load-carrying capacity.

2. Compact Design: Roller chains have a compact and lightweight design, making them well-suited for motorcycles where space and weight are critical considerations. Their small size allows for efficient power transfer without adding excessive weight to the motorcycle.

3. High Strength and Durability: Roller chains are designed to withstand high loads and endure the demanding operating conditions of motorcycles. They are constructed using high-strength materials such as alloy steel and undergo heat treatment to enhance their strength and durability.

4. Flexibility and Adaptability: Roller chains can accommodate various sprocket sizes, allowing for flexibility in gear ratios and customization of motorcycle performance. This enables riders to optimize the power delivery to match their riding preferences and specific road conditions.

5. Easy Maintenance: Roller chains are relatively easy to maintain in motorcycles. Regular lubrication and tension adjustment are necessary to ensure optimal performance and prolong the chain’s lifespan. Proper maintenance practices can help prevent chain elongation, reduce wear, and minimize the risk of chain failure.

However, it’s important to note that roller chains require regular inspection and maintenance to ensure safe and reliable operation. This includes checking for proper tension, lubrication, and signs of wear or damage. It’s also crucial to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding chain replacement intervals and lubrication specifications.

Overall, roller chains provide an efficient and reliable method of power transmission in motorcycles, offering durability, flexibility, and ease of maintenance.

roller chain

How do roller chains handle angular misalignment between sprockets?

Roller chains are designed to accommodate a certain degree of angular misalignment between sprockets. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Flexibility: Roller chains have inherent flexibility, allowing them to adapt to slight misalignments between sprockets. The chain links can articulate and adjust their position to compensate for the angular misalignment. This flexibility helps to reduce stress on the chain and the sprockets.

2. Chain Articulation: The individual chain links in a roller chain are connected by pins, allowing them to rotate and articulate as the chain engages with the sprockets. This articulation enables the chain to follow the angular movement of the sprockets and maintain proper engagement. It helps to distribute the load evenly across the chain and minimize concentrated stresses on individual chain links.

3. Tolerance for Misalignment: Roller chains have a certain tolerance for angular misalignment between the sprockets. The exact amount of misalignment that a chain can handle depends on factors such as chain size, pitch, and design. However, it’s important to note that excessive misalignment can lead to accelerated wear, increased noise, and reduced chain life.

4. Proper Alignment: While roller chains can tolerate some degree of angular misalignment, it’s still essential to aim for proper sprocket alignment whenever possible. Proper alignment helps to optimize chain performance, minimize wear, and extend the lifespan of the chain and sprockets. Aligning the sprockets correctly ensures that the chain engages smoothly and uniformly with the sprocket teeth, reducing the risk of premature wear or failure.

5. Regular Inspection and Maintenance: To ensure optimal performance and longevity, it’s important to regularly inspect the roller chain system for any signs of misalignment or excessive wear. Routine maintenance, such as lubrication and tension adjustment, helps to mitigate the effects of misalignment and promotes smooth operation.

While roller chains can handle a certain degree of angular misalignment, it’s always recommended to minimize misalignment and strive for proper sprocket alignment to ensure optimal performance, efficiency, and longevity of the chain and sprocket system.

roller chain

How do roller chains compare to belt drives in terms of efficiency?

Roller chains and belt drives are both widely used power transmission systems, but they differ in terms of efficiency. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Mechanical Efficiency: Roller chains generally have higher mechanical efficiency compared to belt drives. The engagement between the chain and sprockets provides a positive drive with minimal slippage, resulting in efficient power transfer. Belt drives, on the other hand, can experience some slip, especially in high-torque or heavy-load applications, leading to lower efficiency.

2. Size and Length: Roller chains are typically more compact and have a shorter pitch length compared to belt drives. This allows for more compact machine design and closer shaft spacing, reducing the overall size and weight of the power transmission system.

3. Load Capacity: Roller chains are known for their high load-carrying capacity, making them suitable for heavy-duty applications. They can handle high loads and transmit significant amounts of power without compromising performance. Belt drives have lower load-carrying capacity and are more commonly used in lighter-duty applications.

4. Speed and Torque: Roller chains are suitable for both high-speed and high-torque applications. They can operate at high rotational speeds while transmitting significant torque. Belt drives, on the other hand, may have limitations in terms of speed and torque capacity, especially in demanding applications.

5. Maintenance and Durability: Roller chains require regular lubrication and maintenance to ensure optimal performance and longevity. Belt drives, on the other hand, are generally considered maintenance-free. However, if a belt drive becomes misaligned or experiences excessive wear, it may need to be replaced entirely. Roller chains, with proper maintenance, can be more durable and have longer service life.

It’s important to note that the choice between roller chains and belt drives depends on various factors, including the specific application requirements, load conditions, speed requirements, and space constraints. Each system has its advantages and considerations, and selecting the most suitable option should be based on a careful evaluation of these factors.

China manufacturer ISO/ANSI/DIN Standard Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hardware Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain  China manufacturer ISO/ANSI/DIN Standard Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hardware Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain
editor by CX 2023-09-12

China Professional Conveyor Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Carbon Stee Roller Chain Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hollow Pin

Product Description

Product Description

Series : ANSI SS 40 /SS 50 / SS 60 / SS 80 / SS 100  etc.
Materal : SS 304
Packing :  5M/PCS   or 10 FT/PCS   Or as your require.
Delivery time : around 35 wworking days.

 

Product Attribute

Product name Transmission Standard Roller Chain

Surface Treatment

Shot Peening ,Tempering Oiling  ,Nickel-plated
Grease, zince plated, Heat Treatment ,Stain proofing
Carburizing ,Pre-stretched and anti-fatigue ,Quenching    
Product application Industry machine,Agriculture, mining, metallurgy,
petrochemical industry, lifting
and transportation and other industries
Product Series

Series A, Series B, Heavy Duty
Zinc-plated, Nickel-plated
 SP series ,SH series
Double pitch series

material

Stainless steel and carbon steel

structure

Simplex/Duplex/Triplex

Port

Any sea port or airport in China

Brand TV OEM
Payment

L/C, T/T, D/P, Western Union

Package

Chain, Plastic Bag, Color Box, Wooden Case. or OEM

A Series 03C,04C-1,06C-1,085-1,08A-1,10A-1,12A-1,16A-1,20A-1,24A-1,28A-1,32A-1,36A-1,40A-1,48A-1.

15,25,35,41,40,50,60,80,100,120,140,160,180,200,240
 

04C-2,06C-2,085-2,08A-2,10A-2,12A-2,16A-2,20A-2,24A-2,28A-2,32A-2,36A-2,40A-2,48A-2.

25-2,35-2,41-2,40-2,50-2,60-2,80-2,100-2,120-2,140-2,160-2,180-2,200-2,240-2.
 

04C-3,06C-3,085-3,08A-3,10A-3,12A-3,16A-3,20A-3,24A-3,28A-3,32A-3,36A-3,40A-3,48A-3.

25-3,35-3,41-3,40-3,50-3,60-3,80-3,100-3,120-3,140-3,160-3,180-3,200-3,240-3.
 

B Series 05B-1,06B-1,08B-1,10B-1,12B-1,16B-1,20B-1,24B-1,28B-1,32B-1,40B-1,48B-1,56B-1,64B-1,72B-1.
 
05B-2,06B-2,08B-2,10B-2,12B-2,16B-2,20B-2,24B-2,28B-2,32B-2,40B-2,48B-2,56B-2,64B-2,72B-2.
 
05B-3,06B-3,08B-3,10B-3,12B-3,16B-3,20B-3,24B-3,28B-3,32B-3,40B-3,48B-3,56B-3,64B-3,72B-3.
 
Heavy Duty  08AH-1,10AH-1,12AH-1,16AH-1,20AH-1,24AH-1,28AH-1,32AH-1,36AH-1,40AH-1,48AH-1

35H,40H,50H,60H,80H,100H,120H,140H,160H,180H,200H,240H
 

12AH-2,16AH-2,20AH-2,24AH-2,28AH-2,32AH-2,40AH-2,

35H-2,40H-2,50H-2,60H-2,80H-2,100H-2,120H-2,140H-2,160H-2,180H-2,200H-2,240H-2.
 

12AH-3,16AH-3,20AH-3,24AH-3,28AH-3,32AH-3,40AH-3

35H-3,40H-3,50H-3,60H-3,80H-3,100H-3,120H-3,140H-3,160H-3,180H-3,200H-3,240H-3.
 

Double pitch Series
 
208A,208B,210A,210B,212A,212B,216A,216AH,216B,220A,220B,224A,224B,228B,232B

2040,2050,2060,2080,2080H,2100,2120
 

We also carry out OEM according to your requirements

 

Product Parameters

Our Advantages

Company advantages:
Own Import & Export License, The TV trade mark registered successfully in many countries, Sales network spread all over China, Products export to 65 countries in 5 continents.

Membership:
1. The member of China General Machine Components Industry Association.
2. The member of China Chain Transmission Association.
3. The member of China Chain Standardization Association.
4. The member of China Agricultural Association Machinery Manufacturers.

With our excellent trained staffs and workers, advanced and efficient equipments, completely sales network, strict QA systems. You are confidence that our premium qualified chain can meet all customers’ specification and strictest quality standards.

WHY CHOOSE US

Comprehensive Product Portfolio We produce and supply a wide range of power transmission
products including drive chains, leaf chains, conveyor chains, agricultural chains, sprockets, and
couplings. This one-store-for-all shopping experience will significantly reduce your searching costs while
guarantee youfind what you want at 1 click.

Value Choice Products Our products are the best combination of quality and price, and you get what
you want within your budgets

Seasoned Sales Associates and Engineers We have 15 seasoned sales associates and 5 engineers;
on our team at your disposal any time when you need a helping hand. They are well trained with industry
know-now and will always respond to your requests within 24 hours.
100% Customer Retention Rate Our regular customers from overseas come back not just for our
premium quality products, but for the superior services that we’ve provided over the years.

FAQ

Q1: What’s your average lead time?
A: It varies. Our regular end-to-end lead time is 1-2 months.. We also provide express shipments for rush orders. For details,please consult our sales associate.

Q2: Is your price better than your competitors given the same quality?
A: Definitely YES. We provide the most competitive price in the power transmission industry. If price disparity exists, we’ll be more than happy to do a price match.
Q3: Can you make chains according to my CAD drawings?
A: Yes. Besides the regular standard chains, we produce non-standard and custom-design products to meet the specific technical requirements. In reality, a sizable portion of our production capacity is assigned to make non-standard products.

Q4: Can we inspect the goods before shipment?
A: Yes. You or your representative or any third-party inspection party assigned is allowed access to our facility and do the inspection.

Q5: What kind of payment method is acceptable for your mill?
A: We’re flexible. We take T/T, L/C, or any other online payment methods so long as it’s applicable for you.

Q6: What if I have any other questions?
A: Whenever in doubt, you’re always encouraged to consult our sales associate any time – They will help you to your satisfaction.
 

 

Shipping Cost:

Estimated freight per unit.



To be negotiated
Standard or Nonstandard: Standard
Application: Textile Machinery, Conveyer Equipment, Packaging Machinery, Food Machinery, Mining Equipment
Surface Treatment: SS304
Samples:
US$ 5/Meter
1 Meter(Min.Order)

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Customization:
Available

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roller chain

What are the key differences between single-strand and multi-strand roller chains?

Single-strand and multi-strand roller chains are two variations of roller chains with distinct characteristics. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Structure: Single-strand roller chains consist of a single row of links, while multi-strand roller chains have two or more parallel rows of links running side by side.

2. Load Capacity: Multi-strand roller chains generally have a higher load capacity compared to single-strand chains. The additional strands distribute the load across multiple rows of links, increasing the overall strength and load-carrying capacity of the chain.

3. Width: Multi-strand roller chains are wider than single-strand chains due to the presence of multiple rows of links. The increased width provides additional surface area for load distribution and enhances the chain’s overall stability and strength.

4. Speed Limit: Single-strand roller chains typically have a higher speed limit compared to multi-strand chains. The presence of multiple strands in multi-strand chains can create more friction and resistance, limiting their speed capability.

5. Tolerance to Misalignment: Multi-strand roller chains generally have better tolerance to misalignment compared to single-strand chains. The multiple rows of links allow for slight misalignments between sprockets, providing some flexibility and accommodating minor deviations without compromising the chain’s performance.

6. Installation Complexity: Single-strand chains are generally easier to install and align compared to multi-strand chains. The simplicity of a single row of links reduces the complexity of installation and reduces the chances of misalignment.

7. Application Suitability: Single-strand roller chains are commonly used in applications where moderate loads and higher speeds are required, such as bicycles, motorcycles, and light machinery. Multi-strand roller chains are preferred for heavy-duty applications that involve high loads, such as industrial machinery, conveyors, and heavy equipment.

When selecting between single-strand and multi-strand roller chains, factors such as the magnitude of the load, operating speed, alignment requirements, and application-specific considerations should be taken into account to ensure optimal chain performance and longevity.

roller chain

What are the limitations of using roller chains in certain applications?

Roller chains are versatile and widely used in various applications, but they do have some limitations to consider. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Speed Limitations: Roller chains have a practical speed limit due to factors such as chain length, centrifugal forces, and roller-to-sprocket engagement. At high speeds, the centrifugal forces can cause excessive chain vibration and increase wear, potentially leading to chain failure. In such cases, alternative power transmission systems like gears or belts may be more suitable.

2. Precision Requirements: Roller chains require proper alignment and tensioning for efficient operation. In applications that demand high precision, such as precision machinery or robotics, the inherent flexibility and slight elongation of roller chains may not meet the desired accuracy requirements. In such cases, alternative systems like timing belts or direct drive solutions may be preferred.

3. Environmental Limitations: Roller chains may not be suitable for certain environments with extreme temperatures, corrosive substances, or high levels of contamination. Harsh conditions can accelerate chain wear, reduce lubrication effectiveness, or cause corrosion. In these situations, specialized chains with appropriate coatings or alternative power transmission systems may be necessary.

4. Noise and Vibration: Roller chains can generate noise and vibrations during operation, particularly when not properly tensioned or maintained. In applications where noise or vibration is a concern, such as in noise-sensitive environments or precision machinery, additional measures like chain tensioners, vibration dampening, or alternative drive systems may be required.

5. Size and Space Constraints: Roller chains have a certain physical size and require appropriate clearance for installation. In applications with limited space or tight packaging requirements, alternative power transmission systems like compact belts or direct drives might be more suitable.

It’s important to carefully evaluate the specific requirements and constraints of each application when considering the use of roller chains. Alternative power transmission systems may be more suitable in certain cases, and consulting with experts or manufacturers can help determine the best solution for the intended application.

roller chain

How do you properly lubricate a roller chain?

Proper lubrication is crucial for the performance and longevity of a roller chain. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Clean the Chain: Before lubricating the roller chain, ensure that it is clean and free from dirt, debris, and old lubricant. Use a suitable cleaning agent or solvent to remove any contaminants.

2. Select the Right Lubricant: Choose a high-quality lubricant specifically designed for roller chains. Consider factors such as the operating conditions, load capacity, speed, and temperature range when selecting the lubricant. Consult the manufacturer’s recommendations for the appropriate lubricant type and viscosity.

3. Apply the Lubricant: Apply the lubricant evenly to the entire length of the roller chain. You can use a lubrication system, brush, or spray applicator for effective coverage. Ensure that the lubricant penetrates between the rollers and bushings, as well as the pins and inner plates.

4. Remove Excess Lubricant: After applying the lubricant, remove any excess oil or grease from the chain. Excessive lubrication can attract dirt and debris, leading to accelerated wear and chain failure. Wipe off any excess lubricant using a clean cloth.

5. Reapply Lubricant Regularly: Roller chains require regular lubrication to maintain optimal performance. The frequency of lubrication depends on the operating conditions and the manufacturer’s recommendations. In general, lubrication should be done at regular intervals or when the chain shows signs of dryness or wear.

6. Monitor and Inspect: Regularly monitor the condition of the lubricated roller chain. Look for any signs of wear, rust, or inadequate lubrication. If necessary, reapply the lubricant or adjust the lubrication frequency based on the chain’s performance and operating conditions.

Proper lubrication helps reduce friction, wear, and heat generation, ensuring smooth operation and extending the life of the roller chain. Following the manufacturer’s recommendations and best practices for lubrication will help maintain the chain’s performance and prevent premature failure.

China Professional Conveyor Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Carbon Stee Roller Chain Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hollow Pin  China Professional Conveyor Transmission Motorcycle Industrial Carbon Stee Roller Chain Short Pitch Precision Stainless Steel Hollow Pin
editor by CX 2023-09-08

China factory Duplex Short Pitch Precision Conveyor Roller Chain Transmission Chain

Product Description

Duplex Short Pitch Precision Conveyor Roller Chain Transmission Chain (DIN764)

SHORT PITCH PRECISSION ROLLER CHAINS (B SERIES)
Material: Alloy Steel
Surface Treatment: Shot Peening / Blacking / Blueing
Main Application: Idustry machinery
ANSI CHAIN NO.: 05B-2  06B-2  10B-2  12B-2  16B-2  20B-2  24B-2  28B-2  32B-2  40B-2 48B-2  56B-2  72B-2
Pitch:8 9.525 12.7 15.875 19.05 25.4 31.75 38.1 44.45 50.8 63.5 76.2 88.9 101.6 114.3 

Product name   Duplex Short Pitch Precision Roller Chain (B series) Chain (DIN764)
Materials Available 1. Stainless Steel: SS201, SS303, SS304, SS316, SS416, SS420
2. Steel:C45(K1045), C46(K1046),C20
3. Brass:C36000 ( C26800), C37700 ( HPb59), C38500( HPb58), C27200(CuZn37), C28000(CuZn40)
4. Bronze: C51000, C52100, C54400, etc
5. Iron: 1213, 12L14,1215
6. Aluminum: Al6061, Al6063
7.OEM according to your request
Surface Treatment Annealing, natural anodization, heat treatment,  polishing, nickel plating, chrome plating, znic plating,yellow passivation, gold passivation,  satin, Black surface painted etc.
Products Available sprockt chains, pulley, shafts(axles, spline shafts, dart shafts),gears (pinions, wheels gear rack) bearing, bearing seat,  bushing, coupling, lock assembly etc.
Processing Method CNC machining, punch,turning, milling, drilling, grinding, broaching, welding and assembly
QC : Technicians self-check in production,final-check before package by  professional Quality inspector
Size Drawings
Package Wooden Case/Container and pallet, or as per customized specifications
Certificate ISO9001:2008 , ISO14001:2001,ISO/TS 16949:2009
Advantage Quality first Service superior , Advanced equipment,Experienced workers,Perfect testing equipment
Lead Time 15-25days samples. 30-45days offcial order

1. Are you manufacturer or trade Company?

We are a factory founded in 1991 with trade team for international service.

2. What terms of payment you usually use?
T/T 30% deposit and 70% against document, Western Union, L/C at sight

 

3. what is your lead time for your goods?
Normally 45 days after confirmed order. 30 days could be available in low season for some items (during May to July), and 65 days during new year and hot season ( Jan to March).

 

4. Do you attend any Show?
We attend Hannover show in Germany, NMW in Austrilia, Canton fair, PTC, in China and many other special furniture shows.

 

Usage: Transmission Chain
Material: Alloy/Carbon Steel
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Heat Resistant
Chain Size: 1/2"*3/32"
Structure: Roller Chain
Customization:
Available

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conveyor

Can a conveyor chain be used in pharmaceutical manufacturing?

Yes, conveyor chains can be used in pharmaceutical manufacturing for various applications. Conveyor systems play a crucial role in the efficient and safe transportation of pharmaceutical products throughout the manufacturing process. Here are some key considerations when using conveyor chains in pharmaceutical manufacturing:

1. Material Selection:

– Choose conveyor chains made from materials that are suitable for pharmaceutical applications, such as stainless steel or FDA-approved plastic. These materials offer corrosion resistance, cleanliness, and compliance with industry regulations.

2. Cleanliness and Sanitation:

– Ensure that the conveyor chain design allows for easy cleaning and sanitation. Smooth surfaces, minimal crevices, and access for cleaning equipment are important to maintain a hygienic environment.

3. Contamination Control:

– Implement measures to prevent contamination of pharmaceutical products. This includes using chain lubricants that are safe for pharmaceutical applications and implementing proper handling and storage procedures.

4. Product Protection:

– Choose conveyor chain systems that minimize product damage or degradation. This can include utilizing gentle product handling features such as low-friction surfaces, adjustable speed controls, and proper product spacing.

5. Regulatory Compliance:

– Ensure that the conveyor chain system complies with pharmaceutical industry regulations and guidelines, such as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and the requirements of regulatory bodies like the FDA.

6. Integration with Equipment:

– Consider the integration of conveyor chains with other equipment in the pharmaceutical manufacturing process, such as labeling machines, filling machines, and packaging equipment. The conveyor system should provide seamless operation and synchronization with these machines.

By carefully selecting and designing conveyor chains specifically for pharmaceutical manufacturing, it is possible to meet the stringent requirements of the industry in terms of cleanliness, product integrity, and regulatory compliance.

conveyor

How does a conveyor chain impact material flow in a production line?

A conveyor chain plays a crucial role in facilitating the smooth and efficient flow of materials in a production line. Here are the key ways in which a conveyor chain impacts material flow:

1. Continuous Movement: A conveyor chain enables continuous movement of materials along the production line. By securely holding and transporting the materials, the chain ensures a consistent flow without interruptions or delays.

2. Speed Control: The speed at which the conveyor chain moves can be adjusted to match the desired production rate. This allows for precise control over the material flow, ensuring that it aligns with the downstream processes and avoids bottlenecks or overloading.

3. Orientation and Positioning: Conveyor chains can be designed with specific attachments or fixtures to orient and position materials in a desired manner. This ensures that the materials are presented correctly for processing, assembly, or packaging, optimizing the overall production flow.

4. Sorting and Diverging: In certain applications, conveyor chains can be equipped with mechanisms for sorting or diverging materials based on predetermined criteria. This allows for efficient routing of different products or components to their respective destinations, streamlining the material flow.

5. Accumulation and Buffering: Conveyor chains can incorporate accumulation zones or buffering areas where materials can temporarily pause or accumulate. This feature is useful when downstream processes experience temporary disruptions or when there is a need to balance the flow between different production stages.

6. Integration with Equipment: Conveyor chains can be integrated with other equipment or machines in the production line, such as robotic arms, automated packaging systems, or inspection stations. This seamless integration enables synchronized material handling, optimizing the flow and efficiency of the entire production process.

7. Customization for Specific Needs: Conveyor chains can be customized to meet specific material handling requirements. This includes considerations such as chain width, length, height adjustments, inclines or declines, and specialized attachments or guides. Such customization ensures that the material flow is tailored to the unique needs of the production line.

By providing a reliable and controlled method of transporting materials, a conveyor chain significantly influences the material flow in a production line. It enhances productivity, reduces manual handling, minimizes the risk of errors or damage, and ultimately contributes to the overall efficiency and success of the manufacturing process.

conveyor

What are the advantages of using a conveyor chain in material handling?

Conveyor chains offer numerous advantages in material handling applications, making them a preferred choice in various industries. Here are some of the key advantages:

  • Efficient Transportation: Conveyor chains provide a continuous and reliable means of transporting materials, ensuring a smooth flow throughout the production or distribution process. They can handle both light and heavy loads, enabling efficient movement of items of different sizes and weights.
  • Increased Productivity: By automating the material handling process, conveyor chains help increase productivity and operational efficiency. They eliminate the need for manual handling and reduce human effort, allowing employees to focus on other tasks, resulting in higher throughput and reduced labor costs.
  • Flexibility and Customization: Conveyor chains can be designed and configured to meet specific material handling requirements. They are available in various lengths, widths, and configurations, allowing for customization based on the layout and space constraints of the facility. Additionally, different types of conveyor chains can be selected to handle specific materials or accommodate special handling needs.
  • Improved Safety: Conveyor chains enhance workplace safety by reducing the risk of manual lifting and carrying heavy loads. They provide a controlled and controlled movement of materials, minimizing the chances of accidents and injuries. Additionally, safety features such as emergency stop buttons, guardrails, and sensors can be incorporated into the conveyor system to further enhance safety.
  • Space Optimization: Conveyor chains utilize vertical and horizontal space efficiently, making them ideal for facilities with limited floor space. They can be designed to navigate corners, inclines, and declines, allowing for optimized layout and maximizing the use of available space.
  • Versatility: Conveyor chains are versatile and can handle a wide range of materials, including bulk items, packaged goods, fragile items, and irregularly shaped objects. They can accommodate different types of conveyance methods such as flat, inclined, or spiral conveyors, providing flexibility in material handling processes.
  • Improved Inventory Control: Conveyor chains enable better inventory control by facilitating the smooth movement and tracking of materials. They can be integrated with barcode scanners, RFID technology, or other tracking systems to monitor the flow of goods and provide real-time information on inventory levels.
  • Reduced Material Damage: Conveyor chains help minimize material damage during handling and transportation. They provide a stable and controlled movement, reducing the risk of items falling or getting damaged due to manual handling or rough transportation methods.

The advantages of using a conveyor chain in material handling include improved efficiency, productivity, safety, space utilization, and inventory control, leading to cost savings and enhanced overall operational performance.

China factory Duplex Short Pitch Precision Conveyor Roller Chain Transmission Chain  China factory Duplex Short Pitch Precision Conveyor Roller Chain Transmission Chain
editor by CX 2023-09-08

China OEM Stainless Steel Carbon Steel Short Pitch Sprocket Bearing Gear Conveyor Chain with Extended Pin Plate Precision Roller Chain (A series) Transmission Parts

Product Description

Model NO. 06C/08A/10A/12A/16A/20A/24A/28A/32A/40A/06B/08B/10B/12B/16B/20B/24B/28B/32B/40B-1/2/3
Heavy duty
Chain Model Roller Chains
Structure (for Chain) Roller Chain
Specification GB/T, DIN, ANSI, ISO, BS, JIS.
Origin HangZhou, ZheJiang
Color Solid Color
Chain Color Customized

Our company

Wolff Chain Co. is 1 of the professional chain manufacturers in China. We focus on reseaching, manufacturing and trading of the chain drive with famous brands — “DOVON” and “DECHO”. We supply OEM services for many famous enterprises such as SUZUKI, XIHU (WEST LAKE) DIS., FAW, AGCO, JUMING as well. 

Wolff mainly producing the Transmission chains,Conveyor chains,Dragging Chains,Silent chains,Leaf chains,Roller chains,Special chain and many other series of chain products. Our technicians a have improved the chains quality to the world-level. High quality material selection, powerful and precise heat-treatment technology and excellent assembly methods ensure Wolff chains meet the tough and strict requirements for machines and vehicles. 

All of our products completely conform to the international standard such as ISO\DIN\ANSI\BS\JIS, etc. Wolff has been successfully certified by ISO9001 Quality Management System,SGS inspection and BV inspection. Wolff chains can be widely applied to many industries including automobile, motorcycle, forklift, wood processing machine, constructure machine, packing machine, food machine,tobacco machine and agricultural equipments. Wolff chains are popular in America,South America,Europe,Middle East, South East Asia and Africa markets.

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Q1. What is your terms of packing?
A: Generally, we pack our goods in single color box. If you have special request about packing, pls negotiate with us in advance, we can pack the goods as your request.

Q2. What is your terms of payment?
A: T/T 30% as deposit, and 70% before delivery. We’ll show you the photos of the products and packages 
before you pay the balance. Other payments terms, pls negotiate with us in advance, we can discuss.

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A: EXW, FOB, CFR, CIF.

Q4. How about your delivery time?
A: Generally, it will take 25 to 30 days after receiving your advance payment. The specific delivery time depends 
on the items and the quantity of your order.

Q5. Can you produce according to the samples?
A: Yes, we can produce by your samples or technical drawings. We can build the molds and fixtures.

Q6. What is your sample policy?
A: We can supply the sample if we have ready parts in stock, but the customers have to pay the sample cost and 
the courier cost.We welcome sample order.

Q7. Do you test all your goods before delivery?
A: Yes, we have 100% test before delivery

Q8: How do you make our business long-term and good relationship?
1. We keep good quality and competitive price to ensure our customers benefit ;
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Standard or Nonstandard: Standard
Application: Textile Machinery, Garment Machinery, Conveyer Equipment, Packaging Machinery, Food Machinery, Marine, Mining Equipment
Surface Treatment: Oil Blooming
Structure: Roller Chain
Material: Carbon Steel
Type: Short Pitch Chain
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conveyor

Can a conveyor chain be used in automotive assembly lines?

Yes, a conveyor chain can be effectively used in automotive assembly lines. Here are the reasons why:

1. Efficient Material Handling:

– Conveyor chains provide a reliable and efficient means of transporting automotive components and parts along the assembly line. They can handle heavy loads and withstand the demanding requirements of automotive manufacturing.

2. Versatility:

– Conveyor chains offer versatility in terms of design and configuration. They can be customized to accommodate various assembly processes, such as body welding, painting, assembly, and final inspection.

3. Precise Positioning:

– Conveyor chains allow precise positioning and synchronization of automotive components, ensuring accurate assembly and alignment during the production process. This helps maintain consistent quality and reduces errors.

4. Automation Integration:

– Conveyor chains can be easily integrated with automation systems in automotive assembly lines. They can work in conjunction with robotic arms, vision systems, and other automated equipment to optimize the production process and improve efficiency.

5. Assembly Line Flexibility:

– Conveyor chains provide flexibility in terms of line configuration and layout. They can be designed to accommodate different assembly line layouts, including straight sections, curves, inclines, and declines, to meet the specific requirements of automotive assembly processes.

6. Space Optimization:

– Conveyor chains help optimize space utilization in automotive assembly plants. They can be designed to navigate around existing equipment and infrastructure, making efficient use of available floor space.

7. Safety:

– Conveyor chains are designed with safety features to protect operators and prevent accidents. Emergency stop controls, guarding, and interlocking mechanisms ensure the safe operation of the assembly line.

8. Increased Production Speed:

– By using conveyor chains, automotive assembly lines can achieve higher production speeds, allowing for faster manufacturing cycles and increased output.

Overall, conveyor chains play a crucial role in enhancing the efficiency, productivity, and safety of automotive assembly lines, contributing to the smooth and streamlined production of vehicles.

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Can a conveyor chain be used for heavy-duty applications?

Yes, a conveyor chain can be used for heavy-duty applications. Conveyor chains are specifically designed to handle heavy loads and provide reliable transportation in industrial environments.

Here are some factors that make conveyor chains suitable for heavy-duty applications:

1. Robust construction: Conveyor chains are typically made from high-strength materials such as alloy steel, stainless steel, or hardened carbon steel. These materials offer excellent durability and can withstand the heavy loads and harsh operating conditions commonly found in heavy-duty applications.

2. High load-carrying capacity: Conveyor chains are designed to handle significant loads, including heavy products, bulk materials, or large components. The chains are engineered with appropriate pitch, link dimensions, and strength to ensure reliable transport of heavy items.

3. Fatigue resistance: Conveyor chains are built to withstand repetitive stress and fatigue caused by continuous operation under heavy loads. They undergo specific heat treatments and surface hardening processes to enhance their resistance to wear, fatigue, and deformation.

4. Customization options: Conveyor chains can be customized to meet the specific requirements of heavy-duty applications. This includes selecting the appropriate chain type, pitch, attachment design, and surface coating for improved performance and longevity.

5. Compatibility with heavy-duty equipment: Conveyor chains are designed to integrate seamlessly with heavy-duty conveyor systems, including large motors, drives, and supporting structures. This ensures proper power transmission and smooth operation even in demanding environments.

6. Safety features: Conveyor chains for heavy-duty applications often incorporate safety features such as overload protection, emergency stops, and monitoring systems to ensure the safety of operators and prevent damage to the equipment.

It’s important to consult with a qualified engineer or conveyor manufacturer to select the appropriate conveyor chain and system components for the specific heavy-duty application. They can provide guidance on chain selection, system design, and maintenance practices to ensure optimal performance and reliability.

conveyor

What are the maintenance requirements for a conveyor chain?

Maintaining a conveyor chain is essential to ensure its smooth operation and prolong its lifespan. Here are some key maintenance requirements for a conveyor chain:

  • Regular Cleaning: Clean the conveyor chain regularly to remove dirt, debris, and contaminants that can contribute to chain wear and reduce performance. Use appropriate cleaning agents and tools to avoid damaging the chain.
  • Lubrication: Apply the recommended lubricant to the conveyor chain according to the manufacturer’s guidelines. Lubrication helps reduce friction, minimize wear, and prevent corrosion.
  • Tension Adjustment: Check the tension of the conveyor chain regularly and adjust it if necessary. Proper tension ensures smooth operation and prevents issues like chain slipping or excessive wear.
  • Inspection: Conduct regular inspections of the conveyor chain to identify any signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Look for issues such as worn sprockets, elongation, bent or damaged links, and loose connections. Address any problems promptly to prevent further damage.
  • Replace Worn Components: If any components of the conveyor chain, such as links, pins, or sprockets, are excessively worn or damaged, they should be replaced. Using worn components can compromise the chain’s performance and lead to failure.
  • Alignment: Ensure proper alignment of the conveyor chain by checking the alignment of sprockets, idlers, and other components. Misalignment can cause uneven wear and increase the risk of chain failure.
  • Training and Education: Provide proper training to personnel responsible for operating and maintaining the conveyor chain. They should understand the maintenance requirements, safety protocols, and best practices to ensure effective and safe operation.

Following these maintenance requirements will help keep the conveyor chain in optimal condition, minimize downtime, and ensure safe and efficient material handling.

China OEM Stainless Steel Carbon Steel Short Pitch Sprocket Bearing Gear Conveyor Chain with Extended Pin Plate Precision Roller Chain (A series) Transmission Parts  China OEM Stainless Steel Carbon Steel Short Pitch Sprocket Bearing Gear Conveyor Chain with Extended Pin Plate Precision Roller Chain (A series) Transmission Parts
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China Professional Short-Pitch 10A-2 Precision Industrial Transmission Gear Reducer Conveyor Chain Gear Martin Timing Spare Parts Roller Chains with ISO/ASME /DIN/ANSI Standard

Product Description

Basic Info

ANSI NO:  

 

50-2

DIN/ISO NO:  

 

10A-2

Pitch (mm):

15.8750

Roller Diameter(mm):

 

10.16

Inner Plate Width (mm):

 

9.40

Average Tensile Strength:

 

62.60KN

Pin Diameter(mm)

 

5.08

Plate Thickness (mm):

 

2.03

Chain Size:

 

5F, 10F, 5Meters

Weight / Meter (kgs/m):

 

1.02

Origin:

HangZhou China

HS Code:

7315119000

1. Providing 10 series more than 8000 models of chains,Heavy duty engineering chains, oil field chains, heavy duty  port crane chains, metallurgy conveyor chains, ultra-high tension escalator chains, mining chains, etc, and  customized solutions. 

2. More than 80% of our roller chain are exported to all over the world, We are serving customers of top 5 of world famous manufacturers , and more than 90% of our turnover are from the cooperation with the manufacturers in the world.   

3. Having advanced online inspection for automatic assembly lines.  

4. Having nation level Enterprise Technology Center,  we cost no less than 13% of our annual turnover investment in R&D  each year.

5. Having our own Standardization Management Committee in our company, and participated in the formulation and modification of the roller chain standards of the People’s Republic of China.

SMCC roller chain is 1 of the most widely used and welcome products in the market. Its continuous innovative development is suitable to be the solutions for many conditions, standard roller chains, motorcycle driving chain, O-ring motorcycle chain, high strength roller chain, conveyor chains, agricultural driving chain, galvanized chain, nickel-plated chain, lubrication-free chain and oilfield chain etc
Our CZPT chain was produced by machinery processing from raw materials to finished products and a full set of quality testing equipment. Mechanical processing equipment include grinding machines, high speed punching machines, milling machines, high speed automatic rolling and assembling machine. Heat treatment was processed by continuous mesh belt conveyor furnace, mesh belt conveyor annealing furnace, advanced central control system of heat treatment, rotary CZPT for chain component heat treatment, which ensure the stability and consistency of the key function of chain components.
We are the best suppliers of Chinese largest palletizing robot enterprises. These items are durable quality with affordable prices, replace of Japan chains, ZheJiang chains exported to Europe, America, Asia and other countries and regions.
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ROLLER CHAIN

Roller chain or bush roller chain is the type of chain drive most commonly used for transmission of mechanical power on many kinds of domestic, industrial and agricultural machinery, including conveyors, wire- and tube-drawing machines, printing presses, cars, motorcycles, and bicycles. It consists of a series of short cylindrical rollers held together by side links. It is driven by a toothed wheel called a sprocket. It is a simple, reliable, and efficient means of power transmission.

CONSTRUCTION OF THE CHAIN

Two different sizes of roller chain, showing construction.
There are 2 types of links alternating in the bush roller chain. The first type is inner links, having 2 inner plates held together by 2 sleeves or bushings CZPT which rotate 2 rollers. Inner links alternate with the second type, the outer links, consisting of 2 outer plates held together by pins passing through the bushings of the inner links. The “bushingless” roller chain is similar in operation though not in construction; instead of separate bushings or sleeves holding the inner plates together, the plate has a tube stamped into it protruding from the hole which serves the same purpose. This has the advantage of removing 1 step in assembly of the chain.

The roller chain design reduces friction compared to simpler designs, resulting in higher efficiency and less wear. The original power transmission chain varieties lacked rollers and bushings, with both the inner and outer plates held by pins which directly contacted the sprocket teeth; however this configuration exhibited extremely rapid wear of both the sprocket teeth, and the plates where they pivoted on the pins. This problem was partially solved by the development of bushed chains, with the pins holding the outer plates passing through bushings or sleeves connecting the inner plates. This distributed the wear over a greater area; however the teeth of the sprockets still wore more rapidly than is desirable, from the sliding friction against the bushings. The addition of rollers surrounding the bushing sleeves of the chain and provided rolling contact with the teeth of the sprockets resulting in excellent resistance to wear of both sprockets and chain as well. There is even very low friction, as long as the chain is sufficiently lubricated. Continuous, clean, lubrication of roller chains is of primary importance for efficient operation as well as correct tensioning.

LUBRICATION

Many driving chains (for example, in factory equipment, or driving a camshaft inside an internal combustion engine) operate in clean environments, and thus the wearing surfaces (that is, the pins and bushings) are safe from precipitation and airborne grit, many even in a sealed environment such as an oil bath. Some roller chains are designed to have o-rings built into the space between the outside link plate and the inside roller link plates. Chain manufacturers began to include this feature in 1971 after the application was invented by Joseph Montano while working for Whitney Chain of Hartford, Connecticut. O-rings were included as a way to improve lubrication to the links of power transmission chains, a service that is vitally important to extending their working life. These rubber fixtures form a barrier that holds factory applied lubricating grease inside the pin and bushing wear areas. Further, the rubber o-rings prevent dirt and other contaminants from entering inside the chain linkages, where such particles would otherwise cause significant wear.[citation needed]

There are also many chains that have to operate in dirty conditions, and for size or operational reasons cannot be sealed. Examples include chains on farm equipment, bicycles, and chain saws. These chains will necessarily have relatively high rates of wear, particularly when the operators are prepared to accept more friction, less efficiency, more noise and more frequent replacement as they neglect lubrication and adjustment.

Many oil-based lubricants attract dirt and other particles, eventually forming an CZPT paste that will compound wear on chains. This problem can be circumvented by use of a “dry” PTFE spray, which forms a solid film after application and repels both particles and moisture.

VARIANTS DESIGN

Layout of a roller chain: 1. Outer plate, 2. Inner plate, 3. Pin, 4. Bushing, 5. Roller
If the chain is not being used for a high wear application (for instance if it is just transmitting motion from a hand-operated lever to a control shaft on a machine, or a sliding door on an oven), then 1 of the simpler types of chain may still be used. Conversely, where extra strength but the smooth drive of a smaller pitch is required, the chain may be “siamesed”; instead of just 2 rows of plates on the outer sides of the chain, there may be 3 (“duplex”), 4 (“triplex”), or more rows of plates running parallel, with bushings and rollers between each adjacent pair, and the same number of rows of teeth running in parallel on the sprockets to match. Timing chains on automotive engines, for example, typically have multiple rows of plates called strands.

Roller chain is made in several sizes, the most common American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards being 40, 50, 60, and 80. The first digit(s) indicate the pitch of the chain in eighths of an inch, with the last digit being 0 for standard chain, 1 for lightweight chain, and 5 for bushed chain with no rollers. Thus, a chain with half-inch pitch would be a #40 while a #160 sprocket would have teeth spaced 2 inches apart, etc. Metric pitches are expressed in sixteenths of an inch; thus a metric #8 chain (08B-1) would be equivalent to an ANSI #40. Most roller chain is made from plain carbon or alloy steel, but stainless steel is used in food processing machinery or other places where lubrication is a problem, and nylon or brass are occasionally seen for the same reason.

Roller chain is ordinarily hooked up using a master link (also known as a connecting link), which typically has 1 pin held by a horseshoe clip rather than friction fit, allowing it to be inserted or removed with simple tools. Chain with a removable link or pin is also known as cottered chain, which allows the length of the chain to be adjusted. Half links (also known as offsets) are available and are used to increase the length of the chain by a single roller. Riveted roller chain has the master link (also known as a connecting link) “riveted” or mashed on the ends. These pins are made to be durable and are not removable.

USE

An example of 2 ‘ghost’ sprockets tensioning a triplex roller chain system
Roller chains are used in low- to mid-speed drives at around 600 to 800 feet per minute; however, at higher speeds, around 2,000 to 3,000 feet per minute, V-belts are normally used due to wear and noise issues.
A bicycle chain is a form of roller chain. Bicycle chains may have a master link, or may require a chain tool for removal and installation. A similar but larger and thus stronger chain is used on most motorcycles although it is sometimes replaced by either a toothed belt or a shaft drive, which offer lower noise level and fewer maintenance requirements.
The great majority of automobile engines use roller chains to drive the camshaft(s). Very high performance engines often use gear drive, and starting in the early 1960s toothed belts were used by some manufacturers.
Chains are also used in forklifts using hydraulic rams as a pulley to raise and lower the carriage; however, these chains are not considered roller chains, but are classified as lift or leaf chains.
Chainsaw cutting chains superficially resemble roller chains but are more closely related to leaf chains. They are driven by projecting drive links which also serve to locate the chain CZPT the bar.

Sea Harrier FA.2 ZA195 front (cold) vector thrust nozzle – the nozzle is rotated by a chain drive from an air motor
A perhaps unusual use of a pair of motorcycle chains is in the Harrier Jump Jet, where a chain drive from an air motor is used to rotate the movable engine nozzles, allowing them to be pointed downwards for hovering flight, or to the rear for normal CZPT flight, a system known as Thrust vectoring.

WEAR

 

The effect of wear on a roller chain is to increase the pitch (spacing of the links), causing the chain to grow longer. Note that this is due to wear at the pivoting pins and bushes, not from actual stretching of the metal (as does happen to some flexible steel components such as the hand-brake cable of a motor vehicle).

With modern chains it is unusual for a chain (other than that of a bicycle) to wear until it breaks, since a worn chain leads to the rapid onset of wear on the teeth of the sprockets, with ultimate failure being the loss of all the teeth on the sprocket. The sprockets (in particular the smaller of the two) suffer a grinding motion that puts a characteristic hook shape into the driven face of the teeth. (This effect is made worse by a chain improperly tensioned, but is unavoidable no matter what care is taken). The worn teeth (and chain) no longer provides smooth transmission of power and this may become evident from the noise, the vibration or (in car engines using a timing chain) the variation in ignition timing seen with a timing light. Both sprockets and chain should be replaced in these cases, since a new chain on worn sprockets will not last long. However, in less severe cases it may be possible to save the larger of the 2 sprockets, since it is always the smaller 1 that suffers the most wear. Only in very light-weight applications such as a bicycle, or in extreme cases of improper tension, will the chain normally jump off the sprockets.

The lengthening due to wear of a chain is calculated by the following formula:

M = the length of a number of links measured

S = the number of links measured

P = Pitch

In industry, it is usual to monitor the movement of the chain tensioner (whether manual or automatic) or the exact length of a drive chain (one rule of thumb is to replace a roller chain which has elongated 3% on an adjustable drive or 1.5% on a fixed-center drive). A simpler method, particularly suitable for the cycle or motorcycle user, is to attempt to pull the chain away from the larger of the 2 sprockets, whilst ensuring the chain is taut. Any significant movement (e.g. making it possible to see through a gap) probably indicates a chain worn up to and beyond the limit. Sprocket damage will result if the problem is ignored. Sprocket wear cancels this effect, and may mask chain wear.

CHAIN STRENGTH

The most common measure of roller chain’s strength is tensile strength. Tensile strength represents how much load a chain can withstand under a one-time load before breaking. Just as important as tensile strength is a chain’s fatigue strength. The critical factors in a chain’s fatigue strength is the quality of steel used to manufacture the chain, the heat treatment of the chain components, the quality of the pitch hole fabrication of the linkplates, and the type of shot plus the intensity of shot peen coverage on the linkplates. Other factors can include the thickness of the linkplates and the design (contour) of the linkplates. The rule of thumb for roller chain operating on a continuous drive is for the chain load to not exceed a mere 1/6 or 1/9 of the chain’s tensile strength, depending on the type of master links used (press-fit vs. slip-fit)[citation needed]. Roller chains operating on a continuous drive beyond these thresholds can and typically do fail prematurely via linkplate fatigue failure.

The standard minimum ultimate strength of the ANSI 29.1 steel chain is 12,500 x (pitch, in inches)2. X-ring and O-Ring chains greatly decrease wear by means of internal lubricants, increasing chain life. The internal lubrication is inserted by means of a vacuum when riveting the chain together.

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Standards organizations (such as ANSI and ISO) maintain standards for design, dimensions, and interchangeability of transmission chains. For example, the following Table shows data from ANSI standard B29.1-2011 (Precision Power Transmission Roller Chains, Attachments, and Sprockets) developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). See the references[8][9][10] for additional information.

ASME/ANSI B29.1-2011 Roller Chain Standard SizesSizePitchMaximum Roller DiameterMinimum Ultimate Tensile StrengthMeasuring Load25

ASME/ANSI B29.1-2011 Roller Chain Standard Sizes
Size Pitch Maximum Roller Diameter Minimum Ultimate Tensile Strength Measuring Load
25 0.250 in (6.35 mm) 0.130 in (3.30 mm) 780 lb (350 kg) 18 lb (8.2 kg)
35 0.375 in (9.53 mm) 0.200 in (5.08 mm) 1,760 lb (800 kg) 18 lb (8.2 kg)
41 0.500 in (12.70 mm) 0.306 in (7.77 mm) 1,500 lb (680 kg) 18 lb (8.2 kg)
40 0.500 in (12.70 mm) 0.312 in (7.92 mm) 3,125 lb (1,417 kg) 31 lb (14 kg)
50 0.625 in (15.88 mm) 0.400 in (10.16 mm) 4,880 lb (2,210 kg) 49 lb (22 kg)
60 0.750 in (19.05 mm) 0.469 in (11.91 mm) 7,030 lb (3,190 kg) 70 lb (32 kg)
80 1.000 in (25.40 mm) 0.625 in (15.88 mm) 12,500 lb (5,700 kg) 125 lb (57 kg)
100 1.250 in (31.75 mm) 0.750 in (19.05 mm) 19,531 lb (8,859 kg) 195 lb (88 kg)
120 1.500 in (38.10 mm) 0.875 in (22.23 mm) 28,125 lb (12,757 kg) 281 lb (127 kg)
140 1.750 in (44.45 mm) 1.000 in (25.40 mm) 38,280 lb (17,360 kg) 383 lb (174 kg)
160 2.000 in (50.80 mm) 1.125 in (28.58 mm) 50,000 lb (23,000 kg) 500 lb (230 kg)
180 2.250 in (57.15 mm) 1.460 in (37.08 mm) 63,280 lb (28,700 kg) 633 lb (287 kg)
200 2.500 in (63.50 mm) 1.562 in (39.67 mm) 78,175 lb (35,460 kg) 781 lb (354 kg)
240 3.000 in (76.20 mm) 1.875 in (47.63 mm) 112,500 lb (51,000 kg) 1,000 lb (450 kg

For mnemonic purposes, below is another presentation of key dimensions from the same standard, expressed in fractions of an inch (which was part of the thinking behind the choice of preferred numbers in the ANSI standard):

Pitch (inches) Pitch expressed
in eighths
ANSI standard
chain number
Width (inches)
14 28 25 18
38 38 35 316
12 48 41 14
12 48 40 516
58 58 50 38
34 68 60 12
1 88 80 58

Notes:
1. The pitch is the distance between roller centers. The width is the distance between the link plates (i.e. slightly more than the roller width to allow for clearance).
2. The right-hand digit of the standard denotes 0 = normal chain, 1 = lightweight chain, 5 = rollerless bushing chain.
3. The left-hand digit denotes the number of eighths of an inch that make up the pitch.
4. An “H” following the standard number denotes heavyweight chain. A hyphenated number following the standard number denotes double-strand (2), triple-strand (3), and so on. Thus 60H-3 denotes number 60 heavyweight triple-strand chain.
 A typical bicycle chain (for derailleur gears) uses narrow 1⁄2-inch-pitch chain. The width of the chain is variable, and does not affect the load capacity. The more sprockets at the rear wheel (historically 3-6, nowadays 7-12 sprockets), the narrower the chain. Chains are sold according to the number of speeds they are designed to work with, for example, “10 speed chain”. Hub gear or single speed bicycles use 1/2″ x 1/8″ chains, where 1/8″ refers to the maximum thickness of a sprocket that can be used with the chain.

Typically chains with parallel shaped links have an even number of links, with each narrow link followed by a broad one. Chains built up with a uniform type of link, narrow at 1 and broad at the other end, can be made with an odd number of links, which can be an advantage to adapt to a special chainwheel-distance; on the other side such a chain tends to be not so strong.

Roller chains made using ISO standard are sometimes called as isochains.

 

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The 219 sets of advanced automatic production equipment provide guarantees for high product quality. The 167 engineers and technicians with senior professional titles can design and develop products to meet the exact demands of customers, and OEM customizations are also available with us. Our sound global service network can provide customers with timely after-sales technical services.

We are not just a manufacturer and supplier, but also an industry consultant. We work pro-actively with you to offer expert advice and product recommendations in order to end up with a most cost effective product available for your specific application. The clients we serve CZPT range from end users to distributors and OEMs. Our OEM replacements can be substituted wherever necessary and suitable for both repair and new assemblies.

 

 
 
   

Standard or Nonstandard: Standard
Application: Textile Machinery, Garment Machinery, Conveyer Equipment, Packaging Machinery, Electric Cars, Motorcycle, Food Machinery, Marine, Mining Equipment, Agricultural Machinery, Car
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Structure: Roller Chain
Material: Alloy
Type: Bush Chain
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Can roller chains be used for power transmission in motorcycles?

Yes, roller chains are commonly used for power transmission in motorcycles. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

Roller chains have several advantages that make them suitable for power transmission in motorcycles:

1. Efficient Power Transfer: Roller chains offer high efficiency in transmitting power from the engine to the rear wheel of a motorcycle. They have minimal power loss due to their low friction and high load-carrying capacity.

2. Compact Design: Roller chains have a compact and lightweight design, making them well-suited for motorcycles where space and weight are critical considerations. Their small size allows for efficient power transfer without adding excessive weight to the motorcycle.

3. High Strength and Durability: Roller chains are designed to withstand high loads and endure the demanding operating conditions of motorcycles. They are constructed using high-strength materials such as alloy steel and undergo heat treatment to enhance their strength and durability.

4. Flexibility and Adaptability: Roller chains can accommodate various sprocket sizes, allowing for flexibility in gear ratios and customization of motorcycle performance. This enables riders to optimize the power delivery to match their riding preferences and specific road conditions.

5. Easy Maintenance: Roller chains are relatively easy to maintain in motorcycles. Regular lubrication and tension adjustment are necessary to ensure optimal performance and prolong the chain’s lifespan. Proper maintenance practices can help prevent chain elongation, reduce wear, and minimize the risk of chain failure.

However, it’s important to note that roller chains require regular inspection and maintenance to ensure safe and reliable operation. This includes checking for proper tension, lubrication, and signs of wear or damage. It’s also crucial to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding chain replacement intervals and lubrication specifications.

Overall, roller chains provide an efficient and reliable method of power transmission in motorcycles, offering durability, flexibility, and ease of maintenance.

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What are the advantages of using a roller chain over a timing belt?

Roller chains and timing belts are both commonly used for power transmission in various applications. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

Advantages of using a roller chain:

1. Higher Load Capacity: Roller chains are capable of handling higher loads compared to timing belts. They are designed to transmit power in heavy-duty applications where high torque and shock loads are present.

2. Flexibility in Power Transmission: Roller chains are more versatile in terms of power transmission. They can transmit power over longer distances and are suitable for applications that require multiple shafts and complex power transmission routes.

3. Tolerance to Misalignment: Roller chains can tolerate more misalignment between the driving and driven sprockets compared to timing belts. They can accommodate slight angular misalignments and axial movements, making them suitable for applications where alignment precision is challenging.

4. Resistance to Harsh Environments: Roller chains are generally more resistant to contaminants, such as dirt, dust, and debris, compared to timing belts. They are commonly used in applications where exposure to harsh environments, such as high temperatures, chemicals, or abrasive particles, is expected.

5. Easy Maintenance and Replacement: Roller chains are relatively easy to maintain and replace. Regular lubrication, tension adjustment, and periodic inspection can help prolong their lifespan. In case of wear or damage, individual chain links can be replaced without the need for replacing the entire chain, making maintenance more cost-effective.

It’s important to note that the choice between a roller chain and a timing belt depends on various factors, including the specific application requirements, load conditions, speed, accuracy, and environmental considerations. Consulting with experts and considering the specific needs of the application can help determine the most suitable power transmission solution.

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How do you properly lubricate a roller chain?

Proper lubrication is crucial for the performance and longevity of a roller chain. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Clean the Chain: Before lubricating the roller chain, ensure that it is clean and free from dirt, debris, and old lubricant. Use a suitable cleaning agent or solvent to remove any contaminants.

2. Select the Right Lubricant: Choose a high-quality lubricant specifically designed for roller chains. Consider factors such as the operating conditions, load capacity, speed, and temperature range when selecting the lubricant. Consult the manufacturer’s recommendations for the appropriate lubricant type and viscosity.

3. Apply the Lubricant: Apply the lubricant evenly to the entire length of the roller chain. You can use a lubrication system, brush, or spray applicator for effective coverage. Ensure that the lubricant penetrates between the rollers and bushings, as well as the pins and inner plates.

4. Remove Excess Lubricant: After applying the lubricant, remove any excess oil or grease from the chain. Excessive lubrication can attract dirt and debris, leading to accelerated wear and chain failure. Wipe off any excess lubricant using a clean cloth.

5. Reapply Lubricant Regularly: Roller chains require regular lubrication to maintain optimal performance. The frequency of lubrication depends on the operating conditions and the manufacturer’s recommendations. In general, lubrication should be done at regular intervals or when the chain shows signs of dryness or wear.

6. Monitor and Inspect: Regularly monitor the condition of the lubricated roller chain. Look for any signs of wear, rust, or inadequate lubrication. If necessary, reapply the lubricant or adjust the lubrication frequency based on the chain’s performance and operating conditions.

Proper lubrication helps reduce friction, wear, and heat generation, ensuring smooth operation and extending the life of the roller chain. Following the manufacturer’s recommendations and best practices for lubrication will help maintain the chain’s performance and prevent premature failure.

China Professional Short-Pitch 10A-2 Precision Industrial Transmission Gear Reducer Conveyor Chain Gear Martin Timing Spare Parts Roller Chains with ISO/ASME /DIN/ANSI Standard  China Professional Short-Pitch 10A-2 Precision Industrial Transmission Gear Reducer Conveyor Chain Gear Martin Timing Spare Parts Roller Chains with ISO/ASME /DIN/ANSI Standard
editor by CX 2023-08-30

China OEM ISO Standard Short Pitch Precision Simplex Hardware Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain

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ISO Standard Short Pitch Precision Simplex Hardware Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain
 

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1. Material: Alloy Steel
2. Surface Treatment: Shot peening
3. Application: The product is mainly applied in small lifting.
4. Chain No: 40-1, 50-1, 60-1, 80B-1, 10B-1, 12B-1, etc.

Product name ISO Standard Short Pitch Precision Simplex Hardware Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain
Materials Available  1. Stainless Steel: SS304, SS316, etc
2. Alloy Steel: 45Mn, 42CrMo, 20CrMo, etc
3. OEM according to your request
Surface Treatment Shot peening, Blackening, Oxygenation, Polishing, Zinc-plated, Nickel-plated, Anodized, etc.
Characteristic Fire Resistant, Oil Resistant, Heat Resistant
Design criterion ISO DIN ANSI & Customer’s Drawing
Size Customer’s Drawing & ISO standard 
Package Wooden Case / Container and pallet, or made-to-order
Certificate ISO9001: 2008 
Advantage Firtsr quality, Best service, Competitive price, Fast delivery
Delivery Time 20 days for samples. 45 days for official order.

 

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Usage: Transmission Chain
Material: Alloy
Surface Treatment: Oil Blooming
Feature: Oil Resistant
Chain Size: 40-1, 08b-1
Structure: Roller Chain
Samples:
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1 Meter(Min.Order)

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What are the factors that affect roller chain lifespan?

The lifespan of a roller chain can be influenced by several factors. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Load Capacity: The load capacity of a roller chain refers to its ability to handle the applied load without experiencing excessive stress or deformation. Using a roller chain that is properly sized and rated for the specific application’s load requirements is crucial for ensuring a longer lifespan.

2. Lubrication: Proper lubrication is essential for reducing friction and wear in a roller chain. Insufficient lubrication can lead to increased friction, heat generation, and accelerated wear. On the other hand, over-lubrication can attract contaminants and contribute to chain wear. Regular and proper lubrication based on the manufacturer’s recommendations is necessary to maximize chain lifespan.

3. Alignment: Proper alignment between the sprockets and the roller chain is critical for smooth operation and reduced wear. Misalignment can cause the chain to rub against the sprocket teeth, leading to increased friction and premature wear. Regular inspection and adjustment of the sprocket alignment can help extend the chain’s lifespan.

4. Environmental Conditions: The operating environment can have a significant impact on the lifespan of a roller chain. Factors such as temperature extremes, moisture, dust, chemicals, and abrasive contaminants can accelerate wear and corrosion. Using appropriate chain coatings, seals, and regular cleaning can help protect the chain and extend its lifespan.

5. Maintenance: Regular maintenance practices, including inspection, lubrication, and adjustment, are crucial for maximizing the lifespan of a roller chain. Periodic inspection for wear, damaged links, or other issues allows for timely replacement or repair, preventing further damage and potential chain failure.

6. Material Quality: The quality of the roller chain material affects its durability and resistance to wear. High-quality materials, such as alloy steel, with proper heat treatment and surface hardening, can enhance the chain’s strength and resistance to fatigue and wear.

7. Operational Conditions: The operating conditions, including speed, shock loads, and cycle frequency, can impact the chain’s lifespan. Excessive speeds, sudden changes in loads, or frequent starts and stops can put additional stress on the chain, leading to accelerated wear and potential failure.

By considering these factors and implementing proper maintenance and operating practices, the lifespan of a roller chain can be optimized, ensuring reliable and efficient performance over an extended period.

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How do roller chains handle lateral loads?

Roller chains are primarily designed to handle axial loads, which are loads acting in the direction of the chain’s axis. However, roller chains can also tolerate a certain degree of lateral loads, which are loads acting perpendicular to the chain’s axis. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Sprocket Alignment: Proper sprocket alignment is crucial for roller chains to effectively handle lateral loads. The sprockets must be aligned in a parallel and concentric manner to ensure that the chain tracks properly and experiences minimal lateral force. Misaligned sprockets can cause the chain to derail or experience excessive wear due to uneven loading.

2. Tolerance for Lateral Misalignment: Roller chains have some tolerance for lateral misalignment between the sprockets. This means that the chain can tolerate a slight deviation from a perfectly straight line between the sprockets. The chain’s side plates and rollers are designed to provide some flexibility, allowing the chain to adjust to minor lateral forces without significant problems.

3. Guide Rails or Flanges: In applications where lateral loads are more significant, guide rails or flanges can be employed to help keep the roller chain aligned and prevent excessive lateral movement. These additional components act as guides and help control the chain’s lateral displacement, ensuring that it remains on the sprockets and operates smoothly.

4. Chain Tension: Proper chain tension is crucial for handling lateral loads. A well-tensioned chain minimizes slack and reduces the chances of lateral movement. It helps keep the chain engaged with the sprockets and ensures that the load is evenly distributed across the chain’s width.

It’s important to note that roller chains have a primary function of transmitting power and handling axial loads. While they can handle some lateral loads within their design limits, excessive lateral forces can lead to chain derailment, increased wear, and reduced performance. Therefore, it’s essential to design the system properly, consider the anticipated lateral loads, and ensure proper alignment and tension to maintain the chain’s integrity and performance.

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What safety precautions should be taken when working with roller chains?

Working with roller chains requires following specific safety precautions to ensure the well-being of operators and prevent accidents. Here is a detailed answer to the question:

1. Personal protective equipment (PPE): Operators should wear appropriate PPE, including safety goggles, gloves, and protective clothing, to protect themselves from potential hazards such as flying debris, oil splashes, or pinch points.

2. Training and knowledge: Operators should receive proper training on the safe operation and maintenance of roller chains. They should be familiar with the equipment’s components, functions, and potential hazards associated with chain handling, tensioning, and lubrication.

3. Lockout/tagout procedures: Before performing any maintenance or repair work on machinery equipped with roller chains, proper lockout/tagout procedures should be followed to isolate and de-energize the equipment. This ensures that unexpected startup or movement of the chain does not occur, reducing the risk of accidents.

4. Inspection and maintenance: Regular inspection and maintenance of roller chains are essential to identify any signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Operators should follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for inspection intervals and perform necessary maintenance tasks, such as lubrication, tension adjustment, and sprocket alignment, to keep the chain in optimal condition.

5. Proper tensioning: Maintaining the correct tension in the roller chain is crucial for its safe and efficient operation. Overly tight or loose chains can lead to excessive stress, premature wear, and potential chain failure. Operators should adhere to the recommended tensioning guidelines provided by the manufacturer.

6. Guarding and barriers: Installing appropriate guarding and barriers around roller chain assemblies can help prevent accidental contact with moving parts. This includes the use of chain guards, covers, or enclosures to minimize the risk of entanglement or injury.

7. Cleanliness and housekeeping: Keeping the work area clean and free from debris, oil spills, or other potential hazards is important to maintain a safe working environment. Regular cleaning of the roller chain and surrounding equipment helps prevent contamination, improves performance, and reduces the risk of slips and falls.

8. Risk assessment: Before working with roller chains, it is essential to conduct a thorough risk assessment to identify potential hazards and implement appropriate control measures. This includes evaluating factors such as load capacity, speed, environmental conditions, and specific requirements for the application.

By following these safety precautions, operators can minimize the risk of accidents and ensure the safe operation of machinery equipped with roller chains.

China OEM ISO Standard Short Pitch Precision Simplex Hardware Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain  China OEM ISO Standard Short Pitch Precision Simplex Hardware Motorcycle Industrial Roller Chain
editor by CX 2023-08-09

China wholesaler OEM China Manufacturer Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chain (B series)

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Standard GB, ISO, ANSI, DIN
Type Standard A and standard B precision roller chain, conveyor chain;
special chain with accessories, welding chain, leaf chain and sprocket
ANSI chain No. 40,50,60,80,100,120,140,160,180,200,240;
C40,C50,C60,C80,C100,C120,C140,C160;
DIN/ISO chain No. 08A,10A,12A,16A,20A,24A,28A,32A,36A,40A,48A;
C08A,C10A,C12A,C16A,C20A,C24A,C28A,C32A;
Application Food processing, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, electronics, machinery;
household appliances, automotive manufacturing, metallurgy, sewage treatment
Series A series,B series

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1. Are you manufacturer or trade Company?
We are a factory founded in 1997 with trade team for international service.

2. What terms of payment you usually use?
T/T 30% deposit and 70% against document, Western Union, L/C at sight

3. What is your lead time for your goods?
Normally 35 days after confirmed order. 30 days could be available in low season for some items (during May to July), and 45 days during new year and hot season ( Jan to March).

4. Samples
For customers who need sample confirmation before ordering, please bear in mind that the following policy will be adopted:
1) All samples are free of charge with the maximum value not exceeding USD 100.
2) The courier cost for the first-time sample sending will be charged for by the consignee. We will send the samples with freight to be collected. So please inform your account with FedEx, UPS, DHL or TNT so that we can proceed promptly.
3) The first-time courier cost will be totally deducted from the contract value of the trial cooperation.

Usage: Transmission Chain
Material: Stainless steel
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Rust Resistant, Enviornmental
Chain Size: P8mm~P114.3mm
Structure: Roller Chain
Samples:
US$ 0/Piece
1 Piece(Min.Order)

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What are the factors that affect roller chain lifespan?

The lifespan of a roller chain can be influenced by several factors. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Load Capacity: The load capacity of a roller chain refers to its ability to handle the applied load without experiencing excessive stress or deformation. Using a roller chain that is properly sized and rated for the specific application’s load requirements is crucial for ensuring a longer lifespan.

2. Lubrication: Proper lubrication is essential for reducing friction and wear in a roller chain. Insufficient lubrication can lead to increased friction, heat generation, and accelerated wear. On the other hand, over-lubrication can attract contaminants and contribute to chain wear. Regular and proper lubrication based on the manufacturer’s recommendations is necessary to maximize chain lifespan.

3. Alignment: Proper alignment between the sprockets and the roller chain is critical for smooth operation and reduced wear. Misalignment can cause the chain to rub against the sprocket teeth, leading to increased friction and premature wear. Regular inspection and adjustment of the sprocket alignment can help extend the chain’s lifespan.

4. Environmental Conditions: The operating environment can have a significant impact on the lifespan of a roller chain. Factors such as temperature extremes, moisture, dust, chemicals, and abrasive contaminants can accelerate wear and corrosion. Using appropriate chain coatings, seals, and regular cleaning can help protect the chain and extend its lifespan.

5. Maintenance: Regular maintenance practices, including inspection, lubrication, and adjustment, are crucial for maximizing the lifespan of a roller chain. Periodic inspection for wear, damaged links, or other issues allows for timely replacement or repair, preventing further damage and potential chain failure.

6. Material Quality: The quality of the roller chain material affects its durability and resistance to wear. High-quality materials, such as alloy steel, with proper heat treatment and surface hardening, can enhance the chain’s strength and resistance to fatigue and wear.

7. Operational Conditions: The operating conditions, including speed, shock loads, and cycle frequency, can impact the chain’s lifespan. Excessive speeds, sudden changes in loads, or frequent starts and stops can put additional stress on the chain, leading to accelerated wear and potential failure.

By considering these factors and implementing proper maintenance and operating practices, the lifespan of a roller chain can be optimized, ensuring reliable and efficient performance over an extended period.

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What are the benefits of using a roller chain in printing machinery?

Roller chains offer several advantages when used in printing machinery. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. High Strength and Durability: Roller chains are designed to withstand heavy loads and provide high tensile strength, making them suitable for the demanding requirements of printing machinery. They can efficiently transmit power and handle the stress and torque generated during the printing process.

2. Precise and Reliable Power Transmission: Roller chains provide accurate and reliable power transmission, ensuring consistent and precise movement of the printing components. This is crucial for maintaining print quality, registration, and alignment of the printed material.

3. Wide Range of Speeds: Roller chains can accommodate a wide range of speeds, allowing for flexibility in printing machinery. Whether it’s high-speed printing or slower, more precise operations, roller chains can adapt to different speed requirements.

4. Easy Installation and Maintenance: Roller chains are relatively easy to install and maintain. They can be adjusted, lubricated, and replaced as needed, minimizing downtime and ensuring the continuous operation of printing machinery.

5. Versatility and Adaptability: Roller chains can be customized to meet specific requirements of printing machinery, such as different chain sizes, lengths, and attachments. This versatility allows for easy integration into various types of printing equipment and processes.

6. Cost-Effective Solution: Roller chains offer a cost-effective power transmission solution for printing machinery. They have a long service life, reducing the need for frequent replacements, and their availability in various sizes and configurations allows for efficient use in different printing applications.

In summary, the use of roller chains in printing machinery provides strength, reliability, precision, and versatility. They contribute to the smooth operation of the equipment, ensuring high-quality prints and increased productivity in printing applications.

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What materials are roller chains typically made of?

Roller chains are typically made from various materials, each offering unique properties and advantages. Here’s a detailed answer to the question:

1. Carbon Steel: Carbon steel is the most common material used for roller chains. It provides good strength, durability, and wear resistance. Carbon steel chains are suitable for a wide range of applications and offer a cost-effective solution.

2. Stainless Steel: Stainless steel roller chains are chosen for their excellent corrosion resistance. They are ideal for applications where exposure to moisture, chemicals, or high humidity is expected. Stainless steel chains are commonly used in food processing, pharmaceutical, and outdoor applications.

3. Alloy Steel: Alloy steel roller chains are designed to withstand high loads and offer superior strength and durability. They are commonly used in heavy-duty applications, such as construction equipment, agricultural machinery, and mining equipment.

4. Nickel-Plated Steel: Nickel-plated roller chains provide an added layer of corrosion resistance. The nickel plating helps protect the chain against rust and provides a smooth surface, reducing friction and wear. These chains are often used in applications where both corrosion resistance and aesthetic appearance are important.

5. Plastic: In certain applications, plastic roller chains are used for their lightweight, non-corrosive, and low-noise properties. Plastic chains are commonly found in industries such as packaging, electronics, and conveyors.

6. Coatings: Some roller chains may also have specialized coatings to enhance their performance. Examples include zinc plating for improved corrosion resistance, lubricant coatings for reduced friction, or specialized coatings for specific applications.

The choice of material for a roller chain depends on factors such as the application requirements, operating conditions, load capacity, corrosion resistance, and budget. It’s important to consider these factors and consult with roller chain manufacturers to select the most suitable material for your specific application.

China wholesaler OEM China Manufacturer Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chain (B series)  China wholesaler OEM China Manufacturer Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chain (B series)
editor by CX 2023-08-05