Chains & Sprockets
Chains & Sprockets

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Chains & Sprockets

Roller Chain – The most commonly used chain is roller chain or as it is also known transmission chain. These are the simplest chain drives, Used mainly for transmitting power. Can be supplied from 3mm pitch up to 4” pitch in either mild steel or stainless steel.

Extended Pin Roller Chain – Standard roller chain with an extended pin coming out of either one side or both sides of the chain. Again used for conveying products.

Rubber Topped Roller Chain – Rubber attachments can be moulded onto a standard roller chain or they can be supplied to simply “clip on”. Again used to convey products such as bricks and tiles.

Leaf Chain – Used solely for lifting applications, mainly found on forklift trucks.

Solid Pin Conveyor Chain – Heavy duty chains have straight side plates and are used for conveying products which either sit directly on top of the chain, or the chain can be supplied with welded attachments.

Hollow Pin Conveyor Chain – Heavy duty chains which have a hollow bore, which a metal rod can be placed. Used to convey products between 2 or more strands of chain.

Forged Link Chain – Normally supplied with flights welded onto each side. Used for pulling products such as cement, flour and grain.

Crank Link Chain – Very heavy duty chains, used on rotary screens and theme park rides. Used mainly for transmitting huge amounts of power.

Welded Steel Chain – Heavy duty chains which can have attachments welded onto the top or sides of the chain. Used mainly for conveying products.

Agricultural Chains – Used in the agricultural market for use on combine harvesters, sugar beet harvesters etc.. Usually supplied with some form of attachment fitted.

Flat Top Chain – Used mainly in the food and beverage market. Its sole use is to convey products along a conveyor. The products sit directly on top of the chain and can be supplied for straight or curved conveyors. Usually only ever supplied in either plastic or stainless steel.

Crate Conveyor Chain – Used mainly in the food and beverage market. Its sole use is to convey products along a conveyor. The products sit directly on top of the chain and can be supplied for straight or curved conveyors. Usually only ever supplied in either plastic or malleable iron.

Apron Conveyor Chain – These chains are fed with product being dumped directly onto the steel slats of the chain. The product can then be conveyed up an incline and fed directly into another awaiting machine such as a rotary hammer crusher.

Special Chains – If you require any other chain that is not listed above please ask and will endevour to meet your needs.

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