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Introduction to Chain

Chain can be divided into categories depending on its construction and function it is used for.

roller_chain

Klick-Top

Roller chain

Suitable for 1000s of applications. Roller chain is also known as Transmission or Drive Chain.

Special Chain

Chain that differs from standard chain either because of a material, coating or attachment.

conveyor_chain

leaf_chain

Conveyor chain

For applications where items need to be transported.

Leaf chain

For fork truck and other lifting applications.

Component Parts of a Roller Chain

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Each roller chain is made up of the same key components. The diagram above shows how they fit together to make the chain.

Chain_Measurements

 Normally only 3 measurements are needed to identify a chain:

  • (a) Pitch,
  • (b) Width between inner plates
  • (c) Roller diameter

More information

Click Here To Visit - Online Chain Catalogue - The Renold Chain Catalogue, full of technical information including dimensions for all of our products

Renold Group Brochures - All of our product literature on downloadable Adobe PDF documents.

Renold Chain - Industry Application Specific Brochures - Information on product applications related to specif industries.

Renold Chain Troubleshooter - Information on Chain failiure diagnosis

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