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China Professional P160 P160V 420HP CT-2HPS Sugar Cane Harveater Agricultural Engineering Heavy Duty Conveyor Hollow Pin Roller Chains

Product Description

CHOHO Chain No. P/mm b1/mm d3/mm L/mm     h2/mm 
P160 160.
Abbreviation: CHOHO Industry.
 

   √ HangZhou CHOHO Industrial Co., Ltd. was founded in 1999. Has become the leader of chain system technology, the first batch of natioal recognized enterprise technology center,national technology innovation demonstration enterprise,and the first A-share listed company in China’s chain drive industry.The securities code is 003033.
   √ CHOHO has 4 subsidiaries, including testing technology and international trading companies. has 4 factories in HangZhou, Thailand factory, ZheJiang R&D Center and Tokyo R&D Center. In addition, CHOHO ZHangZhoug Industrial zone is expected to be completed & put into operation next year.
   √ We specialized in producing all kinds of standard chains and special chains, such as Agricultural Chain, Sprocket, Chain Harrow, Tillage Parts,Rice Harvester Chain, GS38 Chain, Roller Chain, Automobile Chain, Motorcycle Chain Industrial Chain and so on.Our  partners among world top enterprises, such as LOVOL,JOHN DEERE,NEWHOLLAND, CLASS,AGCO,DEUTZFAHR,HONDA, KUBOTA etc.

Packaging Details: advanced packaging / convenience package / bulk package / Waterproof bag / PE Bag / Premium cardboard box / Regular cardboard Carton / Neutral Box / Wooden case / Steel Pallets or Customization

We are very close to the port of HangZhou, which saves a lot of logistics costs and transportation time!
 

We have our own logistics company and transportation department. If you need me to deliver goods to your warehouse or other ports in China, such as ZheJiang Port and ZheJiang Port, we can also do it!

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∞ Driven by quality culture and strategy
∞ Implementation of R&D,procurement, production and marketing
    Digital Quality Management of the Whole Value Chain Cycle
∞ Quality Synergy of the Whole Industry Chain
∞ Achievement chain system technology leader

    √ CHOHO has a natural brand awareness.  As of January 2571, CHOHO has registered the “CHOHO” trademark in more than 60 countries, including the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece , Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Ukraine, Sweden, Australia, Algeria, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, South Korea, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Syria, Thailand, Pakistan, India, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, etc. 

CHOHO has been invited to participate in many international exhibitions around the world, including industrial exhibitions, agricultural exhibitions, motorcycle exhibitions, engine exhibitions, such as Hannover Messe, Bologna Fair, Canton Fair ,VIV ASIA and other world famous exhibitions!

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Choho Provide Chain System Solutions for The Global Top 500 and The Enterprises in Various Fields Top 10!

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1. Are you manufacturer or trade Company?
    We are a factory focused on producing and exporting Chain over 23 years,have a professional international trade team.
2. What terms of payment you usually use?
    T/T 30% deposit and 70% against document, L/C at sight
3. What is your lead time for your goods?
    Normally 30~45 days.Stock can be shipped immediately.
4. Do you attend any Show?
    We attend Hannover show in Germany, EIMA in Italy, CHINAMFG in France, CIAME in China and many other Agricultural machinery shows.
5.Do you offer free samples?
   Yes,we can.or you just bear the shipping cost.
6.Is OEM available?
   Yes, OEM is available. We have professional designers to help you design.
 

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How do engineering chains handle variable speed requirements?

Engineering chains are designed to handle variable speed requirements in power transmission systems. They are capable of accommodating a wide range of speeds without compromising their performance or durability. Here’s how engineering chains handle variable speed conditions:

  • Flexible Design: Engineering chains are constructed with a flexible design that allows them to adapt to changes in speed. The chain’s links and rollers can smoothly engage and disengage with the sprockets, ensuring efficient power transmission even at varying speeds.
  • Smooth Operation: The precision manufacturing of engineering chains ensures smooth and consistent operation across different speed ranges. This smooth operation reduces vibration and noise, minimizing wear and tear on the chain and sprockets.
  • Lubrication: Proper lubrication is essential for engineering chains to handle variable speed conditions. Lubrication reduces friction between the chain’s components, preventing premature wear and enhancing the chain’s ability to operate effectively at different speeds.
  • Load Distribution: Engineering chains distribute the transmitted load evenly across their links, reducing stress concentration points. This load distribution capability enables the chain to handle varying torque and speed requirements without compromising its strength or performance.
  • High-Quality Materials: The use of high-quality materials in engineering chains ensures their ability to withstand the rigors of variable speed applications. High-grade alloy steels or stainless steels are often used to enhance the chain’s strength, durability, and resistance to fatigue.
  • Proper Tensioning: Maintaining the appropriate tension in the engineering chain is crucial for reliable performance at varying speeds. Proper tensioning prevents chain slack and excessive wear, ensuring the chain remains engaged with the sprockets at all times.
  • Variable Pitch Chains: In some applications, engineers may opt for variable pitch chains. These chains have special designs that allow them to accommodate variable speed conditions more effectively.

By considering factors such as chain design, lubrication, load distribution, material quality, and tensioning, engineering chains can smoothly handle variable speed requirements in various industrial applications. Ensuring proper maintenance and selecting the appropriate chain type for the specific application will maximize the chain’s performance and service life.

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What are the benefits of using an engineering chain over other power transmission methods?

Engineering chains offer several advantages over other power transmission methods, making them a preferred choice in various industrial applications:

  • High Strength: Engineering chains are designed to handle heavy loads and high torque, making them suitable for demanding applications that require robust and reliable power transmission.
  • Wide Range of Sizes: These chains are available in a wide range of sizes and configurations, allowing for flexibility in design and accommodating various application requirements.
  • Durable and Long-Lasting: When properly maintained, engineering chains have a long service life, reducing the need for frequent replacements and minimizing downtime in industrial operations.
  • Adaptable to Harsh Environments: Engineering chains are capable of operating in harsh conditions, including dusty, dirty, or corrosive environments, without compromising their performance.
  • Shock Load Resistance: The design of engineering chains allows them to handle sudden impact forces and shock loads, which can occur in certain industrial processes.
  • Cost-Effective: Engineering chains often provide a cost-effective solution for power transmission compared to other methods, especially in high-load applications.
  • Simple Installation: With proper alignment and tensioning, engineering chains are relatively easy to install, reducing installation time and labor costs.
  • Bi-Directional Power Transmission: Engineering chains can transmit power in both forward and reverse directions, making them suitable for applications requiring bidirectional motion.
  • Low Maintenance: Regular maintenance, such as lubrication and inspection, can keep engineering chains in good working condition, reducing overall maintenance costs.
  • Reduction of Noise and Vibration: When adequately lubricated and aligned, engineering chains can operate quietly and with minimal vibration, contributing to a more comfortable and safer working environment.

Despite their many advantages, it’s essential to consider the specific requirements of each application before selecting an engineering chain. Factors such as load capacity, speed, environmental conditions, and space constraints should be taken into account to ensure the chain’s optimal performance and longevity.

In summary, engineering chains are a versatile and reliable power transmission method, offering a range of benefits that make them well-suited for use in various industrial settings.

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What are the different types of engineering chains available in the market?

Engineering chains come in various types, each designed to meet specific industrial needs and operating conditions. Here are some of the common types of engineering chains available in the market:

  • Roller Chains: Roller chains are the most common type of engineering chain and consist of cylindrical rollers that engage with the sprocket teeth for smooth power transmission. They are widely used in industries like manufacturing, agriculture, and automotive.
  • Drag Chains: Drag chains, also known as conveyor chains or slat chains, have flat, interlocking plates connected together. They are used in conveyor systems for material handling applications, especially in heavy-duty and abrasive environments.
  • Hollow Pin Chains: Hollow pin chains feature hollow pins that allow for the insertion of cross rods or attachments, making them versatile for handling irregularly shaped loads or for use as a conveyor in specific industries.
  • Double Pitch Chains: Double pitch chains have larger pitch distances between the links, resulting in lighter weight and lower cost. They are commonly used in low-speed and light-load applications.
  • Leaf Chains: Leaf chains, also known as forklift chains, are used in lifting applications, such as forklift trucks and other material handling equipment.
  • Side Bow Chains: Side bow chains have links with a curved or bent shape, allowing them to flex and bend laterally, making them suitable for curved or circular conveyor applications.
  • Apron Chains: Apron chains are used in apron conveyors, typically found in the mining and cement industries, for transporting heavy and abrasive materials.
  • Specialty Chains: There are various specialty chains available for specific industries and applications, such as escalator chains, agricultural chains, bottle conveyor chains, and more.

Each type of engineering chain has its own unique design and features to cater to specific requirements. The choice of chain type depends on factors like load capacity, speed, environmental conditions, and the application’s needs. It’s essential to select the appropriate chain type and ensure proper maintenance to achieve optimal performance and longevity in industrial operations.

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China OEM Engineering and Construction Machinery Industrial 64b-3 B Series Short Pitch Precision Triplex Industrial Martin Gearbox Roller Chains and Bush Chains

Product Description

B Series Short pitch Precision Triplex Roller Chains & Bush Chains

ISO/DIN
Chain No.
Pitch

P
mm

Roller diameter

d1max
mm

Width between inner plates
b1min
mm
Pin diameter

d2max
mm

Pin length Inner plate depth
h2max
mm
Plate thickness

t/Tmax
mm

Transverse pitch
 P
mm
Tensile strength

Qmin
kN/lbf

Average tensile strength
Q0
kN
Weight per meter
q
kg/m
Lmax
mm
Lcmax
mm
64B-3 101.60 63.50 60.96 39.40 369.8 378.3 90.17 15.00/13.0 119.89 3000.0/681820 3300.0 136.00

*Straight side plates

 

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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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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What are the noise and vibration characteristics of engineering chains?

Engineering chains, like other types of roller chains, can produce noise and vibrations during their operation. The noise and vibration characteristics of engineering chains depend on several factors:

  • Lubrication: Proper lubrication of the chain can help reduce friction between the chain’s components, leading to smoother operation and lower noise levels.
  • Chain Condition: A well-maintained chain with proper tension and minimal wear is likely to produce less noise and vibration compared to a worn or damaged chain.
  • Alignment: Proper alignment of the sprockets and the chain is essential to minimize lateral forces, which can contribute to increased noise and vibration.
  • Load and Speed: Heavier loads and higher speeds can increase the dynamic forces within the chain, leading to more pronounced noise and vibration.
  • Environmental Factors: External factors, such as temperature, humidity, and contaminants, can influence the chain’s noise and vibration characteristics.

Chain noise and vibration can be managed through various measures:

  • Chain Design: Some chains are designed with noise reduction features, such as special profile plates or noise-dampening materials.
  • Lubrication: Using high-quality and appropriate lubricants can help reduce friction and noise.
  • Tensioning: Properly tensioned chains experience less vibration and are less likely to produce noise.
  • Maintenance: Regular inspection and maintenance can identify and address any issues that may contribute to increased noise and vibration.
  • Isolation: In some applications, adding vibration isolators or dampeners can help reduce the transmission of noise and vibrations to surrounding structures.

It’s important to consider the specific requirements of the application and consult with chain manufacturers or experts to select the most suitable engineering chain and implement noise and vibration mitigation strategies when necessary.

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What are the benefits of using an engineering chain over other power transmission methods?

Engineering chains offer several advantages over other power transmission methods, making them a preferred choice in various industrial applications:

  • High Strength: Engineering chains are designed to handle heavy loads and high torque, making them suitable for demanding applications that require robust and reliable power transmission.
  • Wide Range of Sizes: These chains are available in a wide range of sizes and configurations, allowing for flexibility in design and accommodating various application requirements.
  • Durable and Long-Lasting: When properly maintained, engineering chains have a long service life, reducing the need for frequent replacements and minimizing downtime in industrial operations.
  • Adaptable to Harsh Environments: Engineering chains are capable of operating in harsh conditions, including dusty, dirty, or corrosive environments, without compromising their performance.
  • Shock Load Resistance: The design of engineering chains allows them to handle sudden impact forces and shock loads, which can occur in certain industrial processes.
  • Cost-Effective: Engineering chains often provide a cost-effective solution for power transmission compared to other methods, especially in high-load applications.
  • Simple Installation: With proper alignment and tensioning, engineering chains are relatively easy to install, reducing installation time and labor costs.
  • Bi-Directional Power Transmission: Engineering chains can transmit power in both forward and reverse directions, making them suitable for applications requiring bidirectional motion.
  • Low Maintenance: Regular maintenance, such as lubrication and inspection, can keep engineering chains in good working condition, reducing overall maintenance costs.
  • Reduction of Noise and Vibration: When adequately lubricated and aligned, engineering chains can operate quietly and with minimal vibration, contributing to a more comfortable and safer working environment.

Despite their many advantages, it’s essential to consider the specific requirements of each application before selecting an engineering chain. Factors such as load capacity, speed, environmental conditions, and space constraints should be taken into account to ensure the chain’s optimal performance and longevity.

In summary, engineering chains are a versatile and reliable power transmission method, offering a range of benefits that make them well-suited for use in various industrial settings.

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What materials are engineering chains typically made of?

Engineering chains are commonly made from a variety of durable and high-strength materials to ensure their performance and longevity in demanding industrial applications. The choice of material depends on factors such as the application’s requirements, environmental conditions, and the specific type of engineering chain. Some of the typical materials used for engineering chains include:

1. Carbon Steel: Carbon steel is a popular choice for engineering chains due to its excellent strength and affordability. It is suitable for many standard industrial applications where moderate strength and resistance to wear are required.

2. Alloy Steel: Alloy steel offers higher strength and better resistance to wear and fatigue compared to carbon steel. It is commonly used in heavy-duty and high-stress applications, such as mining equipment and construction machinery.

3. Stainless Steel: Stainless steel is chosen for its corrosion resistance properties, making it ideal for applications where the chain may be exposed to moisture, chemicals, or harsh environments. It is commonly used in food processing, pharmaceuticals, and outdoor applications.

4. Nickel-Plated Steel: Nickel-plated steel chains provide enhanced corrosion resistance while retaining the strength of carbon or alloy steel. They are often used in applications where both strength and corrosion resistance are important.

5. Plastic: In some cases, engineering chains may be constructed entirely from plastic or have plastic components. Plastic chains are commonly used in industries requiring low noise, lightweight, and corrosion resistance, such as the food and beverage industry and packaging applications.

6. Other Specialty Materials: Depending on the specific requirements of an application, engineering chains may also be made from other specialty materials like bronze, zinc-plated steel, or coated chains to meet particular needs.

The choice of material is crucial in determining the performance, longevity, and suitability of the engineering chain for a specific application. Manufacturers provide information on the material composition of their chains, allowing users to select the most appropriate material based on the intended use and operating conditions.

China OEM Engineering and Construction Machinery Industrial 64b-3 B Series Short Pitch Precision Triplex Industrial Martin Gearbox Roller Chains and Bush Chains  China OEM Engineering and Construction Machinery Industrial 64b-3 B Series Short Pitch Precision Triplex Industrial Martin Gearbox Roller Chains and Bush Chains
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China OEM Manufacturer 10ass Simplex Stainless Steel Gearbox Belt Transmission Parts Engineering and Construction Machinery Short Pitch Roller Chains and Bush Chain

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Chain No. Pitch

P
mm

Roller diameter

d1max
mm

Width between inner plates
b1min
mm
Pin diameter

d2max
mm

Pin length Inner plate depth
h2max
mm
Plate thickness
t/Tmax
mm
Transverse pitch
Pt
mm
Breaking load

Q
kN/lbf

Weight per meter
q
kg/m
Lmax
mm
Lcmax
mm
12BSS-3 19.050 12.07 11.68 5.72 61.50 63.10 16.00 1.85 19.46 55.5/12477 3.71

*Bush chain:d1 in the table indicates the external diameter of the bush
*Straight side plates
Stainless steel chains are suitable for corrosive conditions involving food,chemicals pharmaceuticals,etc.and also suitable for high and low temperature conditions.

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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[1] means of power transmission.

Though CHINAMFG Renold is credited with inventing the roller chain in 1880, sketches by Leonardo da Vinci in the 16th century show a chain with a roller bearing.

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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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 in 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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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:

{\displaystyle \%=((M-(S*P))/(S*P))*100}

 

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.

Chain standards

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.

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):

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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Application: Textile Machinery, Garment Machinery, Electric Cars, Motorcycle, Food Machinery, Agricultural Machinery, Textile Machinery, Garment Machinery, Conveyer Equipment, Packaging Machinery, Electric Cars, Motorcycle, Food Machinery, Marine, Mining Equipment, Agricultural Machinery, Car, Food and Beverage Industry, Motorcycle Parts
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Structure: Roller Chain, Rotransmission Chain, Pulling Chain, Driving Chain
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How do engineering chains handle misalignment between sprockets?

Engineering chains are designed to handle some degree of misalignment between sprockets. Misalignment can occur due to various factors such as improper installation, wear and elongation of the chain, or inaccuracies in the machinery. While some misalignment is inevitable in many industrial applications, excessive misalignment should be avoided to ensure optimal chain performance and longevity.

Here’s how engineering chains handle misalignment:

  1. Flexible Construction: Engineering chains are constructed with flexible components such as pins, rollers, and bushings. This design allows the chain to adapt to minor misalignments without putting excessive stress on the chain or sprockets.
  2. Articulating Joints: The articulating joints in the chain allow it to articulate smoothly around the sprockets, accommodating minor misalignment during the rotation. This helps reduce wear on the chain and sprockets.
  3. Tolerance for Misalignment: Manufacturers provide specifications for the allowable misalignment between sprockets. Engineering chains are designed to handle a certain level of misalignment within these tolerances without significantly affecting their performance.
  4. Proper Installation: Correct installation of the engineering chain is crucial to minimizing misalignment issues. Ensuring proper tension, alignment, and center-to-center distance between sprockets can help reduce misalignment and prolong chain life.
  5. Regular Maintenance: Regular maintenance, including chain inspection and lubrication, can help identify and address misalignment issues early on. Promptly correcting misalignment can prevent further damage and ensure efficient chain operation.
  6. Alignment Devices: In some cases, alignment devices or tools may be used during installation to ensure accurate alignment between the sprockets. These devices can help improve chain performance and reduce wear caused by misalignment.

It is essential to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for chain installation, maintenance, and alignment to optimize the performance and service life of engineering chains. Addressing misalignment issues promptly and keeping the chain in proper working condition will contribute to the overall reliability and efficiency of the machinery or equipment in which the chain is used.

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Can engineering chains be used for power transmission in conveyor systems?

Yes, engineering chains are commonly used for power transmission in conveyor systems. Conveyor systems are widely employed in various industries for material handling, and they require reliable and efficient power transmission methods to move heavy loads over long distances. Engineering chains are well-suited for these applications due to their robust construction, high load-carrying capacity, and versatility.

Conveyor systems often consist of a series of sprockets and a continuous loop of engineering chain that runs over these sprockets. The chain is driven by a motorized sprocket, and as it moves, it carries the conveyed material along the conveyor’s length. The design of engineering chains ensures smooth engagement with the sprockets, enabling efficient power transmission and precise material handling.

Depending on the specific requirements of the conveyor system, various types of engineering chains can be used. For instance, for applications where cleanliness is crucial, stainless steel chains with self-lubricating properties may be employed. In environments with high corrosion potential, corrosion-resistant coatings on chain components can extend the chain’s lifespan.

Furthermore, engineering chains can be customized to fit different conveyor configurations, allowing for the design of complex conveyor systems that suit specific production processes or spatial limitations.

In summary, engineering chains are an excellent choice for power transmission in conveyor systems due to their durability, load capacity, and adaptability. They ensure smooth and reliable operation, making them indispensable in material handling and conveyor applications across various industries.

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Can engineering chains be used in corrosive or harsh environments?

Yes, engineering chains can be designed and manufactured to withstand corrosive or harsh environments. When operating in such conditions, it is crucial to select the appropriate materials and coatings for the chain to ensure its durability and performance. Here are some considerations for using engineering chains in corrosive or harsh environments:

1. Material Selection: Choose materials that have high corrosion resistance, such as stainless steel or nickel-plated chains. These materials can withstand exposure to moisture, chemicals, and other corrosive agents.

2. Coatings and Surface Treatments: Applying specialized coatings or surface treatments to the chain can further enhance its corrosion resistance. Common coatings include zinc plating, chromate conversion coating, and polymer coatings.

3. Sealed Joints: Opt for engineering chains with sealed joints or special seals to protect the internal components from contaminants and moisture, reducing the risk of corrosion.

4. Environmental Ratings: Some engineering chains may come with specific environmental ratings that indicate their suitability for certain conditions. Check these ratings to ensure the chain is appropriate for the intended environment.

5. Regular Maintenance: Even with corrosion-resistant materials and coatings, regular maintenance is essential. Keep the chain clean, lubricated, and free from debris to prevent corrosion and premature wear.

6. Compatibility with Other Components: Ensure that all components in the chain system, such as sprockets and bearings, are also suitable for use in corrosive environments.

7. Temperature Considerations: Take into account the operating temperature range of the environment. Some materials may perform differently at extreme temperatures, affecting the chain’s overall performance.

8. Chemical Exposure: If the chain will be exposed to specific chemicals or substances, verify that the chosen materials and coatings are resistant to those chemicals.

By carefully selecting the right materials, coatings, and design features, engineering chains can effectively handle corrosive or harsh environments, maintaining their functionality and longevity in challenging industrial applications.

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China factory Ss1114 -a Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains

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KASIN intermediate carrier chains operate in the most corrosive conditions brought about by continous operation in raw sugar juice.As a  consquence chains employ corrosion resistant materials . The swivel attachments allows for self allignment of the strands during operation compensating for anymismatch.

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Kasin group was established in 1989, and its first product is casting carrier trolley for power & free conveyor system. In 1995, CHINAMFG purchased HangZhou Guoping Forging Factory (LYGP), a marketer of forging bolts & nuts to power & free line market in china. With this acquisition, CHINAMFG positioned itself as 1 of major parts suppliers of monorail and power & free conveyor system in china.

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Material: Alloy
Structure: Roller Chain
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Fire Resistant, Oil Resistant, Heat Resistant
Link Plate Height: 38.50 mm
Pin Length: 81.70mm
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How do engineering chains compare to other types of chains in terms of efficiency?

Engineering chains are known for their high efficiency in power transmission compared to some other types of chains. Their efficiency can be attributed to several factors:

  • Minimal Friction: Engineering chains are designed with precision rollers and bushings, which reduces friction between the chain’s components. This results in less energy loss during power transmission.
  • High-Quality Materials: These chains are typically made from high-quality materials, such as alloy steel, which ensures durability and minimal elongation under heavy loads. This material choice helps maintain efficiency over extended periods of use.
  • Precise Manufacturing: Engineering chains are manufactured with tight tolerances and precise engineering, ensuring consistent performance and smooth operation. This precision minimizes energy losses due to chain misalignment or uneven loading.
  • Optimized Design: The design of engineering chains takes into account the specific requirements of power transmission, making them well-suited for their intended applications. This optimized design contributes to their overall efficiency.
  • Proper Lubrication: Regular and proper lubrication of engineering chains is essential to maintain their efficiency. Adequate lubrication reduces friction and wear, optimizing power transfer efficiency.

Compared to some other types of chains, such as standard roller chains, engineering chains may offer higher efficiency due to their advanced design and manufacturing processes. However, the choice of chain type depends on the specific application requirements, load conditions, operating environment, and other factors.

In certain applications, other power transmission methods like belts or gears might be preferred over chains, based on factors such as noise level, space constraints, and maintenance considerations. Each power transmission method has its advantages and limitations, and selecting the most suitable option requires careful consideration of the application’s needs.

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What are the environmental considerations when using engineering chains?

When using engineering chains in various applications, there are several environmental considerations to keep in mind to ensure optimal performance, longevity, and safety. These considerations include:

1. Temperature: Extreme temperatures, whether high or low, can affect the performance and lifespan of engineering chains. Proper lubrication and material selection are essential to ensure the chain can withstand the temperature conditions in the operating environment.

2. Corrosive Environments: In corrosive environments, such as those with exposure to chemicals, saltwater, or other corrosive substances, it’s crucial to choose engineering chains made from corrosion-resistant materials, such as stainless steel or coatings that provide protection against corrosion.

3. Dust and Contaminants: Dust, dirt, and other contaminants can accumulate on the chain, leading to increased wear and reduced efficiency. Regular cleaning and proper chain guarding can help minimize the impact of these environmental factors.

4. Moisture and Water Exposure: For applications exposed to moisture or water, selecting chains with appropriate sealing or corrosion-resistant coatings is important to prevent rust and maintain performance.

5. UV Exposure: Outdoor applications exposed to direct sunlight can be subject to UV degradation. Using engineering chains with UV-resistant materials or protective coatings can help mitigate the effects of UV exposure.

6. Noise and Vibration: Certain environments may have strict noise regulations. In such cases, using chain guides, dampers, or other noise-reducing features can help lower the noise and vibration levels produced by the chain.

7. Load Variation: Environmental conditions may lead to variations in the load on the chain. Understanding and accommodating load variations is crucial for ensuring the chain’s reliability and preventing premature failure.

8. Compliance with Regulations: Some industries have specific environmental regulations that must be adhered to. It’s essential to select engineering chains that comply with these regulations to maintain a safe and environmentally friendly operation.

9. Maintenance and Lubrication: Proper and regular maintenance, including lubrication, is critical to ensure the chain’s smooth operation and extend its service life in any environment.

Considering these environmental factors will help in selecting the right engineering chain for a particular application, ensuring optimal performance, and reducing the risk of chain failure due to environmental conditions.

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Can engineering chains be used in corrosive or harsh environments?

Yes, engineering chains can be designed and manufactured to withstand corrosive or harsh environments. When operating in such conditions, it is crucial to select the appropriate materials and coatings for the chain to ensure its durability and performance. Here are some considerations for using engineering chains in corrosive or harsh environments:

1. Material Selection: Choose materials that have high corrosion resistance, such as stainless steel or nickel-plated chains. These materials can withstand exposure to moisture, chemicals, and other corrosive agents.

2. Coatings and Surface Treatments: Applying specialized coatings or surface treatments to the chain can further enhance its corrosion resistance. Common coatings include zinc plating, chromate conversion coating, and polymer coatings.

3. Sealed Joints: Opt for engineering chains with sealed joints or special seals to protect the internal components from contaminants and moisture, reducing the risk of corrosion.

4. Environmental Ratings: Some engineering chains may come with specific environmental ratings that indicate their suitability for certain conditions. Check these ratings to ensure the chain is appropriate for the intended environment.

5. Regular Maintenance: Even with corrosion-resistant materials and coatings, regular maintenance is essential. Keep the chain clean, lubricated, and free from debris to prevent corrosion and premature wear.

6. Compatibility with Other Components: Ensure that all components in the chain system, such as sprockets and bearings, are also suitable for use in corrosive environments.

7. Temperature Considerations: Take into account the operating temperature range of the environment. Some materials may perform differently at extreme temperatures, affecting the chain’s overall performance.

8. Chemical Exposure: If the chain will be exposed to specific chemicals or substances, verify that the chosen materials and coatings are resistant to those chemicals.

By carefully selecting the right materials, coatings, and design features, engineering chains can effectively handle corrosive or harsh environments, maintaining their functionality and longevity in challenging industrial applications.

China factory Ss1114 -a Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains  China factory Ss1114 -a Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains
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China wholesaler Ss1124-A42 (B) Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains

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KASIN intermediate carrier chains operate in the most corrosive conditions brought about by continous operation in raw sugar juice.As a  consquence chains employ corrosion resistant materials . The swivel attachments allows for self allignment of the strands during operation compensating for anymismatch.

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About Us

Kasin group was established in 1989, and its first product is casting carrier trolley for power & free conveyor system. In 1995, CHINAMFG purchased HangZhou Guoping Forging Factory (LYGP), a marketer of forging bolts & nuts to power & free line market in china. With this acquisition, CHINAMFG positioned itself as 1 of major parts suppliers of monorail and power & free conveyor system in china.

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Structure: Roller Chain
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Fire Resistant, Oil Resistant, Heat Resistant
Link Plate Height: 38.10 mm
Pin Length: 80.60mm
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What are the signs of wear and when should an engineering chain be replaced?

Identifying signs of wear in an engineering chain is crucial for maintaining the system’s reliability and preventing unexpected failures. Here are some common signs of wear in an engineering chain that indicate it may need replacement:

1. Elongation: Over time, chains can elongate due to wear on the pins and bushings. Measure the chain’s pitch (center-to-center distance between pins) and compare it to the original pitch. If the elongation exceeds the manufacturer’s recommended limit, it’s time to replace the chain.

2. Chain Stretch: Chain stretch occurs when the chain has excessive play or slack when engaged with the sprockets. This can result from elongation and may lead to a loss of accuracy in the system’s operation.

3. Increased Noise: Excessive wear can cause the chain to produce more noise during operation. If you notice a significant increase in chain noise, it may indicate wear or inadequate lubrication.

4. Chain Damage: Inspect the chain for signs of damage, such as bent or broken links, cracked plates, or damaged rollers. Damaged components compromise the chain’s integrity and can lead to failure.

5. Rust and Corrosion: Chains used in corrosive environments may show signs of rust and corrosion. Corroded components can weaken the chain and reduce its load-carrying capacity.

6. Frequent Maintenance and Repairs: If you find yourself frequently performing maintenance and repairs on the chain, it may be an indication that it is nearing the end of its service life.

7. Chain Misalignment: Excessive wear can cause the chain to misalign with the sprockets, leading to uneven wear patterns on the chain components.

8. Loss of Tension: In applications where tension is crucial for proper chain engagement, a loss of tension could indicate wear or elongation.

9. Reduced Performance: If the system’s performance, such as speed or accuracy, is noticeably reduced, it could be due to chain wear affecting the overall functionality.

10. Maintenance Records: Keep detailed records of the chain’s maintenance and service life. Regularly inspect the chain and refer to maintenance records to determine if it has reached its recommended replacement interval.

When you observe any of these signs of wear, it’s important to replace the engineering chain promptly. Continuing to use a worn or damaged chain can lead to unexpected failures, production downtime, and potential damage to other system components. Regular inspections, proper lubrication, and timely replacement will ensure the reliability and longevity of the engineering chain in various industrial applications.

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Can engineering chains be used for power transmission in conveyor systems?

Yes, engineering chains are commonly used for power transmission in conveyor systems. Conveyor systems are widely employed in various industries for material handling, and they require reliable and efficient power transmission methods to move heavy loads over long distances. Engineering chains are well-suited for these applications due to their robust construction, high load-carrying capacity, and versatility.

Conveyor systems often consist of a series of sprockets and a continuous loop of engineering chain that runs over these sprockets. The chain is driven by a motorized sprocket, and as it moves, it carries the conveyed material along the conveyor’s length. The design of engineering chains ensures smooth engagement with the sprockets, enabling efficient power transmission and precise material handling.

Depending on the specific requirements of the conveyor system, various types of engineering chains can be used. For instance, for applications where cleanliness is crucial, stainless steel chains with self-lubricating properties may be employed. In environments with high corrosion potential, corrosion-resistant coatings on chain components can extend the chain’s lifespan.

Furthermore, engineering chains can be customized to fit different conveyor configurations, allowing for the design of complex conveyor systems that suit specific production processes or spatial limitations.

In summary, engineering chains are an excellent choice for power transmission in conveyor systems due to their durability, load capacity, and adaptability. They ensure smooth and reliable operation, making them indispensable in material handling and conveyor applications across various industries.

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Can engineering chains handle heavy loads and high torque requirements?

Yes, engineering chains are designed to handle heavy loads and high torque requirements, making them well-suited for various industrial applications that demand robust power transmission capabilities. The construction and materials used in engineering chains ensure their ability to withstand the stresses and forces associated with heavy loads and high torque.

Engineering chains are commonly used in heavy machinery, mining equipment, construction machinery, and other applications where substantial power transmission is necessary. Their sturdy design and precise engineering allow them to efficiently transmit power and handle the forces generated during operation.

The load capacity and torque-handling capabilities of engineering chains can vary depending on their design, size, and material. Manufacturers provide technical specifications and load ratings for different engineering chain types, enabling users to select the appropriate chain based on their specific application requirements.

In summary, engineering chains are well-equipped to handle heavy loads and high torque requirements, making them reliable and effective components in industrial systems that demand strength, durability, and efficient power transmission.

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editor by CX 2023-10-20

China Professional Ss1125 -B Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains

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KASIN intermediate carrier chains operate in the most corrosive conditions brought about by continous operation in raw sugar juice.As a  consquence chains employ corrosion resistant materials . The swivel attachments allows for self allignment of the strands during operation compensating for anymismatch.

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Kasin group was established in 1989, and its first product is casting carrier trolley for power & free conveyor system. In 1995, CHINAMFG purchased HangZhou Guoping Forging Factory (LYGP), a marketer of forging bolts & nuts to power & free line market in china. With this acquisition, CHINAMFG positioned itself as 1 of major parts suppliers of monorail and power & free conveyor system in china.

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Material: Alloy
Structure: Roller Chain
Surface Treatment: Polishing
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What are the limitations of using engineering chains in certain applications?

While engineering chains are versatile and widely used in various industries, they do have some limitations that should be considered when selecting them for specific applications:

  • Speed Limitations: Engineering chains have a maximum recommended speed limit. High-speed applications may require specialized high-speed chains that are designed to reduce vibration and noise and maintain reliable performance at elevated speeds.
  • Temperature Sensitivity: Extreme temperatures can affect the performance of engineering chains. In high-temperature environments, chains may experience accelerated wear and reduced strength. Similarly, in cryogenic conditions, the chain’s materials may become brittle and prone to breakage.
  • Chemical Exposure: Exposure to corrosive chemicals or harsh environments can lead to chain degradation. Engineering chains used in such conditions should be made from materials that offer corrosion resistance or be appropriately coated to withstand chemical exposure.
  • Shock Loads: While engineering chains can handle moderate shock loads and impact forces, excessive or sudden shock loads can cause chain failure. In applications with significant shock loads, additional measures such as shock-absorbing devices may be required.
  • Maintenance Requirements: Engineering chains require regular maintenance, including proper lubrication and periodic inspection for wear and damage. Failure to maintain the chains can result in premature wear and unexpected failures.
  • Alignment: Engineering chains may not perform optimally in applications with misaligned sprockets. Proper alignment is essential to ensure smooth operation and prevent excessive wear.
  • Environmental Contaminants: Dust, dirt, and debris in certain environments, such as construction sites or agricultural fields, can accumulate on the chain and sprockets, leading to accelerated wear and reduced chain life.
  • Load Capacity: While engineering chains have excellent load-carrying capabilities, applications with extremely high loads may require customized or heavy-duty chains to meet the specific requirements.

Understanding the limitations of engineering chains allows engineers and designers to make informed decisions when selecting the most suitable chain type for their applications. By considering factors like speed, temperature, chemical exposure, shock loads, and maintenance requirements, one can ensure the reliable and efficient performance of engineering chains in various industrial settings.

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How do engineering chains perform in dusty or dirty environments?

In dusty or dirty environments, engineering chains face unique challenges due to the presence of contaminants that can affect their performance and longevity. However, many engineering chains are designed to handle such harsh conditions, and their performance can be enhanced with proper maintenance and considerations.

1. Sealing and Protection: Some engineering chains come with specialized seals or protective coatings to prevent dust, dirt, and other contaminants from entering the chain’s internal components. These seals help maintain the integrity of the lubrication and reduce the risk of abrasive particles causing wear.

2. Lubrication: Proper and regular lubrication is essential for engineering chains operating in dusty environments. Lubrication helps reduce friction and wear, flushing out contaminants that may have entered the chain. It’s crucial to use lubricants suitable for dusty conditions to prevent excessive buildup of dirt and debris.

3. Cleaning and Maintenance: Regular cleaning and maintenance are crucial to keep the chain functioning optimally in dirty environments. Removing accumulated dirt and debris helps prevent abrasive wear and elongation of the chain.

4. Material Selection: Choosing the right materials for the chain is vital for dusty environments. Chains with corrosion-resistant coatings or made from stainless steel can better withstand the abrasive nature of dust and dirt.

5. Chain Design: The design of the engineering chain can also influence its performance in dusty environments. Some chains have self-cleaning features or specific geometry that helps shed dirt and debris during operation.

6. Regular Inspection: Regular visual inspection of the chain can help identify signs of wear and contamination early on, allowing for timely maintenance or replacement.

7. Environmental Considerations: Understanding the specific conditions of the dusty environment is essential for selecting the most suitable engineering chain. Factors such as temperature, humidity, and the type of contaminants present should be taken into account.

8. Ingress Protection (IP) Rating: In certain industries, such as food processing or pharmaceuticals, engineering chains with specific IP ratings may be required to ensure compliance with hygiene and cleanliness standards.

In conclusion, engineering chains can perform well in dusty or dirty environments if properly selected, installed, and maintained. Regular cleaning, lubrication, and inspection are essential to ensure optimal performance and extend the chain’s service life in such challenging conditions.

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Can engineering chains be used in high-speed applications?

Yes, engineering chains can be used in high-speed applications, but their suitability depends on various factors. While some engineering chains are designed to handle high-speed operation, others may not be suitable for such applications. Here are some considerations:

1. Chain Type: Different types of engineering chains have varying capabilities when it comes to high-speed operation. For example, roller chains are commonly used in industrial applications and can handle moderate to high speeds efficiently. On the other hand, conveyor chains or specialty chains may have limitations on speed due to their design and intended use.

2. Manufacturer Specifications: Check the manufacturer’s specifications and recommendations for the engineering chain you plan to use. Manufacturers often provide maximum allowable speeds for their chains based on factors such as chain size, material, and construction.

3. Lubrication and Maintenance: Proper lubrication and maintenance are critical for high-speed applications. Adequate lubrication reduces friction and wear, allowing the chain to operate smoothly at higher speeds. Regular maintenance ensures that the chain remains in good condition and minimizes the risk of unexpected failures.

4. Load and Tension: High-speed applications can place additional loads and tension on the engineering chain. It is essential to ensure that the chain can handle the increased loads and tension without stretching excessively or experiencing premature wear.

5. Environmental Conditions: Consider the environmental factors that may affect the chain’s performance at high speeds. Temperature, humidity, and the presence of contaminants can impact the chain’s wear and durability.

6. Safety Considerations: High-speed applications require careful consideration of safety measures. Ensure that all safety guidelines and regulations are followed to prevent accidents or injuries resulting from chain failure.

In summary, engineering chains can be used in high-speed applications, but it is essential to select the appropriate chain type and ensure proper maintenance and lubrication. Consulting with chain manufacturers or experts can help you determine the most suitable engineering chain for your specific high-speed application, ensuring safe and reliable operation.

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China Good quality Engineering and Construction Machinery Heavy Chain 180-2 a Series Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chains and Bush Chains for Steel Mill

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A Series Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chains & Bush Chains

ISO/ANSI/ DIN
Chain No.
Chain No. Pitch

P
mm

Roller diameter

d1max
mm

Width between inner plates
b1min
mm
Pin diameter

d2max
mm

Pin length Inner plate depth
h2max
mm
Plate thickness

Tmax
mm

Transverse                     Pt 
mm
Tensile strength

Qmin
kN/lbf

Average tensile strength
Q0
kN
Weight per meter
q  
kg/m
Lmax
mm
Lcmax
mm
180-2 36A-2 57.150 35.71 35.48 17.46 138.6 144.4 53.60 7.20 65.84 560.50/127386 722.2 29.22

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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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 CHINAMFG 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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Can engineering chains be used for power transmission in mining equipment?

Yes, engineering chains are commonly used for power transmission in various mining equipment applications. Mining operations involve heavy-duty machinery that requires robust and reliable power transmission systems to handle the demanding conditions and loads. Engineering chains are well-suited for these challenging environments due to their strength, durability, and versatility.

In mining equipment, engineering chains are used in various applications, including:

  • Conveyors: Mining conveyors transport raw materials and ores over long distances, and engineering chains play a crucial role in driving these conveyors and ensuring smooth material flow.
  • Bucket Elevators: Bucket elevators are used to vertically lift and transfer materials, and engineering chains provide the power transmission required for their operation.
  • Crushers and Pulverizers: Engineering chains are used to drive crushers and pulverizers, which reduce the size of mined materials for further processing.
  • Draglines and Excavators: These large mining machines use engineering chains to power their movement and operation.
  • Stackers and Reclaimers: These machines stack and reclaim bulk materials in storage yards, and engineering chains facilitate their movement and positioning.

Engineering chains are preferred in mining applications because they can withstand heavy loads, shock loads, and harsh environmental conditions commonly found in mining operations. Additionally, engineering chains are available in various sizes, pitches, and configurations, making them adaptable to different mining equipment designs and requirements.

To ensure reliable performance, it is essential to select the appropriate type and size of engineering chain for each specific mining equipment application. Regular maintenance and proper lubrication are also critical to extend the chain’s service life and minimize downtime in mining operations.

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What are the benefits of using an engineering chain in material handling systems?

An engineering chain offers several advantages when used in material handling systems, making it a popular choice for various industrial applications:

1. High Strength and Durability: Engineering chains are designed to withstand heavy loads and offer high tensile strength, making them ideal for material handling tasks that involve transporting heavy or bulky items.

2. Reliable Power Transmission: Engineering chains provide a reliable means of power transmission, ensuring smooth and efficient movement of materials within the handling system.

3. Versatility: These chains are available in various configurations and sizes, allowing for customization to fit different material handling equipment and conveyor systems.

4. Flexibility: Engineering chains can be used in both straight-line and curved conveyor systems, offering flexibility in designing material flow paths.

5. Low Maintenance: When properly lubricated and maintained, engineering chains have a long service life with minimal maintenance requirements, reducing downtime and overall operating costs.

6. Corrosion Resistance: For material handling systems operating in harsh environments, corrosion-resistant engineering chains, such as stainless steel chains, can be used to prevent degradation and ensure longevity.

7. Wide Range of Applications: Engineering chains are suitable for a wide range of material handling applications, including manufacturing, warehousing, distribution centers, and more.

8. Precise Control: These chains offer precise control over the movement of materials, enabling accurate positioning and synchronization in automated material handling systems.

9. Reduced Noise and Vibration: Engineering chains are designed to operate quietly and with minimal vibration, contributing to a more comfortable and quieter working environment.

10. Safety: The reliability and strength of engineering chains enhance the safety of material handling operations, reducing the risk of chain failure and related accidents.

Overall, the use of engineering chains in material handling systems ensures efficient and dependable movement of goods and materials, contributing to increased productivity, reduced downtime, and improved safety in industrial environments.

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What is an engineering chain and what are its uses in various industries?

An engineering chain, also known as an industrial chain, is a type of power transmission chain widely used in various industries for transmitting mechanical power between two or more rotating shafts. It consists of a series of interconnected links that form a flexible and durable mechanism capable of handling heavy loads and harsh operating conditions. Here are its uses in different industries:

1. Manufacturing Industry:

In the manufacturing sector, engineering chains are employed in conveyor systems for material handling, assembly lines, and automated production processes. They facilitate the movement of raw materials, workpieces, and finished products efficiently, streamlining production and reducing manual labor.

2. Automotive Industry:

Automotive manufacturing relies heavily on engineering chains for conveying car parts during assembly. From the production of engines to body assembly, these chains ensure a smooth and continuous flow of components through the manufacturing process.

3. Agriculture and Farming:

In the agricultural sector, engineering chains are used in machinery such as tractors and combine harvesters. They facilitate power transmission from the engine to different agricultural implements, enabling various tasks like plowing, seeding, and harvesting.

4. Construction and Mining:

Construction equipment and mining machinery utilize engineering chains for heavy-duty power transmission. These chains are suitable for harsh environments and high-load applications, making them ideal for conveying construction materials and excavating operations.

5. Oil and Gas Industry:

In the oil and gas sector, engineering chains are utilized in drilling rigs and oil extraction equipment. They assist in the rotation of drill bits and the transfer of power within complex drilling systems.

6. Food and Beverage Industry:

Engineering chains find applications in food processing and beverage manufacturing, where they are used in conveyor systems for handling ingredients, packaging, and bottling processes. Specialized food-grade chains are designed to meet strict hygiene standards.

7. Material Handling:

Across various industries, engineering chains are widely employed in material handling systems, including overhead cranes, hoists, and elevators. They ensure smooth and efficient movement of heavy loads in warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities.

8. Pulp and Paper Industry:

In the pulp and paper industry, engineering chains are used in paper processing machines, pulp digesters, and paper converting equipment. They contribute to the continuous flow of paper products during manufacturing.

9. Renewable Energy:

In the renewable energy sector, engineering chains are utilized in wind turbines and solar tracking systems. They assist in adjusting the position of solar panels and wind turbine blades to optimize energy capture.

10. Power Generation:

In power plants, engineering chains are used in various equipment, including conveyor systems for transporting fuel and ash, as well as in boiler feed systems and other power generation processes.

11. Water and Wastewater Treatment:

Engineering chains are employed in water treatment plants for sludge dewatering and in wastewater treatment plants for handling sludge and screenings.

12. Textile Industry:

In textile machinery, engineering chains assist in the production process, including spinning, weaving, and fabric handling.

13. Printing Industry:

In printing presses, engineering chains facilitate the smooth movement of paper during the printing process.

14. Packaging Industry:

Engineering chains are utilized in packaging machinery for handling boxes, cartons, and other packaging materials.

Overall, engineering chains are versatile components that play a crucial role in various industries for power transmission and material handling applications. They provide reliability, durability, and efficiency, making them an essential part of modern industrial processes.

China Good quality Engineering and Construction Machinery Heavy Chain 180-2 a Series Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chains and Bush Chains for Steel Mill  China Good quality Engineering and Construction Machinery Heavy Chain 180-2 a Series Stainless Steel Short Pitch Precision Duplex Roller Chains and Bush Chains for Steel Mill
editor by CX 2023-09-25

China Standard 09063-A42 (A) Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains

Product Description

Product Description

KASIN intermediate carrier chains operate in the most corrosive conditions brought about by continous operation in raw sugar juice.As a  consquence chains employ corrosion resistant materials . The swivel attachments allows for self allignment of the strands during operation compensating for anymismatch.

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About Us

Kasin group was established in 1989, and its first product is casting carrier trolley for power & free conveyor system. In 1995, CZPT purchased HangZhou Guoping Forging Factory (LYGP), a marketer of forging bolts & nuts to power & free line market in china. With this acquisition, CZPT positioned itself as 1 of major parts suppliers of monorail and power & free conveyor system in china.

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Material: Alloy
Structure: Roller Chain
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Fire Resistant, Oil Resistant, Heat Resistant
Link Plate Height: 63.50mm
Pin Length: 103.00mm
Samples:
US$ 100/Meter
1 Meter(Min.Order)

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Customization:
Available

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Can engineering chains be used in overhead or inverted applications?

Yes, engineering chains can be used in both overhead and inverted applications, provided they are properly selected and installed. These types of applications are common in various industries, including material handling, automotive, and food processing. Engineering chains are versatile and well-suited for such applications due to their robust construction, flexibility, and ability to handle heavy loads.

Overhead applications involve suspending the chain from overhead beams or structures, while inverted applications require the chain to run on the underside of the conveyor or equipment. Some factors to consider when using engineering chains in these applications include:

  1. Corrosion Resistance: For overhead applications in outdoor environments or areas with exposure to moisture, it is essential to use engineering chains made from corrosion-resistant materials, such as stainless steel, to prevent rust and ensure longevity.
  2. Lubrication: Proper and regular lubrication is crucial for chains in both overhead and inverted applications to reduce friction, wear, and noise levels. Lubrication also helps protect the chain from contaminants and moisture.
  3. Load Capacity: Ensure that the engineering chain selected has a sufficient load capacity to handle the weight of the conveyed materials or equipment in the application.
  4. Installation: Proper installation is critical for the smooth operation of the chain in overhead and inverted applications. Correct tensioning and alignment will help prevent premature wear and improve overall performance.
  5. Chain Speed: Consider the speed at which the chain will be running in the application, as higher speeds may require additional considerations in terms of lubrication and wear.

By taking these factors into account and following the manufacturer’s guidelines for installation, lubrication, and maintenance, engineering chains can be used effectively in overhead and inverted applications. They offer reliable and efficient power transmission and material handling solutions, making them valuable components in a wide range of industrial processes and systems.

engineering chain

Can engineering chains be used in vertical lifting applications?

Yes, engineering chains can be used in vertical lifting applications, and they are commonly employed in various industries for this purpose. Vertical lifting applications require a reliable and robust power transmission solution, and engineering chains are well-suited to meet these demands.

1. High Load Capacity: Engineering chains are designed to handle heavy loads, making them suitable for vertical lifting applications where substantial weights need to be lifted and moved.

2. Safety Features: Many engineering chains used in lifting applications are designed with safety features, such as chain guides or guards, to prevent the chain from derailing or jumping off the sprockets during operation.

3. Controlled Motion: Engineering chains offer precise control over the lifting motion, which is crucial for vertical lifting tasks that require accuracy and stability.

4. Reliability: In vertical lifting applications, the chain must operate consistently and reliably to ensure the safety of workers and equipment. Engineering chains are known for their durability and long service life, making them a dependable choice for such critical tasks.

5. Customization: Engineering chains can be customized to fit specific vertical lifting applications. Different chain types, sizes, and attachments can be chosen to optimize performance and efficiency for a particular lifting task.

6. Lubrication: Proper lubrication is essential for engineering chains used in vertical lifting applications to minimize friction and wear, ensuring smooth and efficient operation.

7. Compliance: Depending on the industry and application, engineering chains may need to comply with specific safety standards and regulations, such as ISO or ANSI standards.

Overall, engineering chains are a reliable and versatile option for vertical lifting applications, providing the necessary strength, control, and safety required for lifting heavy loads with precision and efficiency.

engineering chain

What are the advantages of using an engineering chain in industrial applications?

Engineering chains offer several advantages that make them highly suitable for a wide range of industrial applications:

  • Robust and Durable: Engineering chains are built to withstand heavy loads, harsh environmental conditions, and abrasive materials commonly found in industrial settings. Their robust construction ensures long-lasting performance and reduces the frequency of replacements, contributing to cost-effectiveness.
  • Versatility: With various types and configurations available, engineering chains are highly versatile. They can be adapted to a wide array of applications, such as material handling, conveyor systems, bucket elevators, and more. Different attachments and accessories further enhance their adaptability for specific tasks.
  • Specialized Variants: The market offers a diverse selection of engineering chains with specialty variants designed for specific industries. Whether it’s mining, agriculture, automotive, or food processing, there is likely an engineering chain optimized for the unique demands of each application.
  • High Load Capacity: Engineering chains are capable of handling heavy loads, making them suitable for heavy machinery, lifting equipment, and other industrial applications requiring substantial power transmission capabilities.
  • Efficient Power Transmission: The design of engineering chains ensures smooth and efficient power transmission, reducing energy losses and improving overall system performance.
  • Attachments and Accessories: Many engineering chains come with pre-installed or customizable attachments that enable them to perform specialized tasks. These attachments can include slats, buckets, rollers, and other components, enhancing their ability to carry, grip, or convey materials as needed.
  • Reliable Performance: Due to their robust design and precise engineering, these chains provide reliable and consistent performance even under challenging conditions, contributing to increased productivity and reduced downtime.
  • Wide Range of Materials: Engineering chains can be manufactured from various materials, including carbon steel, stainless steel, and plastic, allowing for compatibility with different operating environments and industries.
  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Despite their higher initial cost compared to standard roller chains, engineering chains often prove to be cost-effective in the long run due to their extended service life and reduced maintenance needs.

In summary, engineering chains offer durability, versatility, and specialized features that make them an excellent choice for industrial applications where reliable and efficient power transmission is essential. Their ability to handle heavy loads, varied environments, and specific tasks sets them apart as a valuable component in numerous industrial processes.

China Standard 09063-A42 (A) Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains  China Standard 09063-A42 (A) Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains
editor by CX 2023-08-21

China Hot selling 09060-K2 Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains

Product Description

Product Description

KASIN intermediate carrier chains operate in the most corrosive conditions brought about by continous operation in raw sugar juice.As a  consquence chains employ corrosion resistant materials . The swivel attachments allows for self allignment of the strands during operation compensating for anymismatch.

Related Products 

   

About Us

Kasin group was established in 1989, and its first product is casting carrier trolley for power & free conveyor system. In 1995, CZPT purchased HangZhou Guoping Forging Factory (LYGP), a marketer of forging bolts & nuts to power & free line market in china. With this acquisition, CZPT positioned itself as 1 of major parts suppliers of monorail and power & free conveyor system in china.

In 2

Material: Alloy
Structure: Roller Chain
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Fire Resistant, Oil Resistant, Heat Resistant
Link Plate Height: 50.80mm
Pin Length: 98.00mm
Samples:
US$ 100/Meter
1 Meter(Min.Order)

|
Request Sample

Customization:
Available

|

Customized Request

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How do engineering chains handle misalignment between sprockets?

Engineering chains are designed to handle some degree of misalignment between sprockets. Misalignment can occur due to various factors such as improper installation, wear and elongation of the chain, or inaccuracies in the machinery. While some misalignment is inevitable in many industrial applications, excessive misalignment should be avoided to ensure optimal chain performance and longevity.

Here’s how engineering chains handle misalignment:

  1. Flexible Construction: Engineering chains are constructed with flexible components such as pins, rollers, and bushings. This design allows the chain to adapt to minor misalignments without putting excessive stress on the chain or sprockets.
  2. Articulating Joints: The articulating joints in the chain allow it to articulate smoothly around the sprockets, accommodating minor misalignment during the rotation. This helps reduce wear on the chain and sprockets.
  3. Tolerance for Misalignment: Manufacturers provide specifications for the allowable misalignment between sprockets. Engineering chains are designed to handle a certain level of misalignment within these tolerances without significantly affecting their performance.
  4. Proper Installation: Correct installation of the engineering chain is crucial to minimizing misalignment issues. Ensuring proper tension, alignment, and center-to-center distance between sprockets can help reduce misalignment and prolong chain life.
  5. Regular Maintenance: Regular maintenance, including chain inspection and lubrication, can help identify and address misalignment issues early on. Promptly correcting misalignment can prevent further damage and ensure efficient chain operation.
  6. Alignment Devices: In some cases, alignment devices or tools may be used during installation to ensure accurate alignment between the sprockets. These devices can help improve chain performance and reduce wear caused by misalignment.

It is essential to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for chain installation, maintenance, and alignment to optimize the performance and service life of engineering chains. Addressing misalignment issues promptly and keeping the chain in proper working condition will contribute to the overall reliability and efficiency of the machinery or equipment in which the chain is used.

engineering chain

Can engineering chains be used in low-temperature or cryogenic environments?

Yes, engineering chains can be used in low-temperature or cryogenic environments with appropriate material selection and lubrication. When operating in extremely cold conditions, standard chain materials may become brittle and prone to failure. However, by using special materials and lubricants designed for low temperatures, engineering chains can maintain their performance and reliability.

In cryogenic applications, such as in the aerospace, medical, or scientific industries, where temperatures can reach extremely low levels (typically below -150°C or -238°F), standard steel chains may not be suitable. In such cases, engineers often opt for materials like stainless steel, nickel-plated steel, or other alloys that can withstand cryogenic temperatures without losing their mechanical properties.

Lubrication is another critical consideration in low-temperature environments. Conventional lubricants may freeze or become less effective at extremely cold temperatures, leading to increased friction and wear. Therefore, special lubricants that remain fluid at low temperatures, such as synthetic oils or greases designed for cryogenic use, should be applied to ensure smooth chain operation and reduce wear.

In summary, engineering chains can be used in low-temperature or cryogenic environments, provided that the appropriate materials and lubricants are chosen for the specific application. By selecting the right chain and ensuring proper lubrication, the performance and service life of the engineering chain can be maintained even in extreme cold conditions.

engineering chain

What are the advantages of using an engineering chain in industrial applications?

Engineering chains offer several advantages that make them highly suitable for a wide range of industrial applications:

  • Robust and Durable: Engineering chains are built to withstand heavy loads, harsh environmental conditions, and abrasive materials commonly found in industrial settings. Their robust construction ensures long-lasting performance and reduces the frequency of replacements, contributing to cost-effectiveness.
  • Versatility: With various types and configurations available, engineering chains are highly versatile. They can be adapted to a wide array of applications, such as material handling, conveyor systems, bucket elevators, and more. Different attachments and accessories further enhance their adaptability for specific tasks.
  • Specialized Variants: The market offers a diverse selection of engineering chains with specialty variants designed for specific industries. Whether it’s mining, agriculture, automotive, or food processing, there is likely an engineering chain optimized for the unique demands of each application.
  • High Load Capacity: Engineering chains are capable of handling heavy loads, making them suitable for heavy machinery, lifting equipment, and other industrial applications requiring substantial power transmission capabilities.
  • Efficient Power Transmission: The design of engineering chains ensures smooth and efficient power transmission, reducing energy losses and improving overall system performance.
  • Attachments and Accessories: Many engineering chains come with pre-installed or customizable attachments that enable them to perform specialized tasks. These attachments can include slats, buckets, rollers, and other components, enhancing their ability to carry, grip, or convey materials as needed.
  • Reliable Performance: Due to their robust design and precise engineering, these chains provide reliable and consistent performance even under challenging conditions, contributing to increased productivity and reduced downtime.
  • Wide Range of Materials: Engineering chains can be manufactured from various materials, including carbon steel, stainless steel, and plastic, allowing for compatibility with different operating environments and industries.
  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Despite their higher initial cost compared to standard roller chains, engineering chains often prove to be cost-effective in the long run due to their extended service life and reduced maintenance needs.

In summary, engineering chains offer durability, versatility, and specialized features that make them an excellent choice for industrial applications where reliable and efficient power transmission is essential. Their ability to handle heavy loads, varied environments, and specific tasks sets them apart as a valuable component in numerous industrial processes.

China Hot selling 09060-K2 Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains  China Hot selling 09060-K2 Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains
editor by CX 2023-08-16

China manufacturer 09060-K2 Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains

Product Description

Product Description

KASIN intermediate carrier chains operate in the most corrosive conditions brought about by continous operation in raw sugar juice.As a  consquence chains employ corrosion resistant materials . The swivel attachments allows for self allignment of the strands during operation compensating for anymismatch.

Related Products 

   

About Us

Kasin group was established in 1989, and its first product is casting carrier trolley for power & free conveyor system. In 1995, CZPT purchased HangZhou Guoping Forging Factory (LYGP), a marketer of forging bolts & nuts to power & free line market in china. With this acquisition, CZPT positioned itself as 1 of major parts suppliers of monorail and power & free conveyor system in china.

In 2

Material: Alloy
Structure: Roller Chain
Surface Treatment: Polishing
Feature: Fire Resistant, Oil Resistant, Heat Resistant
Link Plate Height: 50.80mm
Pin Length: 98.00mm
Samples:
US$ 100/Meter
1 Meter(Min.Order)

|
Request Sample

Customization:
Available

|

Customized Request

engineering chain

Can engineering chains be used in agricultural machinery and equipment?

Yes, engineering chains are commonly used in various agricultural machinery and equipment applications. Their robust design and ability to handle heavy loads make them well-suited for the demanding and often harsh conditions in the agricultural industry. Here are some examples of how engineering chains are used in agriculture:

  • Combine Harvesters: Engineering chains are utilized in combine harvesters to drive components like the cutter head, reel, and auger. These chains are essential for efficient harvesting and grain collection.
  • Tractors: In tractors, engineering chains are employed in power take-off (PTO) systems to transfer power from the engine to different agricultural implements, such as plows, mowers, and tillers.
  • Balers: Engineering chains are used in balers to compress and bind crops into bales, facilitating easy storage and transport.
  • Seeders and Planters: These machines use engineering chains to distribute seeds or plants evenly in the field, ensuring proper crop spacing and optimal growth.
  • Grain Handling Equipment: Engineering chains are integral in grain handling equipment, including bucket elevators, grain conveyors, and grain elevators, facilitating the efficient movement and storage of harvested crops.

The agricultural environment can be challenging, with factors such as dust, debris, and varying weather conditions. Engineering chains used in agricultural machinery are often designed with additional protection against contaminants and corrosion to ensure reliable performance over extended periods.

When selecting engineering chains for agricultural applications, it’s essential to consider factors like load capacity, environmental conditions, maintenance requirements, and the specific needs of each machine. Regular inspection and proper lubrication are crucial to maintain the chains’ performance and extend their service life in agricultural machinery.

engineering chain

How do engineering chains handle angular misalignment between sprockets?

Engineering chains are designed to handle a certain degree of angular misalignment between sprockets. Angular misalignment occurs when the rotational axes of the driving and driven sprockets are not perfectly parallel, leading to an angle between them. While it is essential to minimize misalignment to prevent excessive wear and premature failure, some level of misalignment tolerance is built into engineering chains to accommodate real-world installation variations.

When angular misalignment exists, the chain’s side plates and rollers are designed to articulate and adjust to the varying angles between the sprockets. This flexibility allows the chain to smoothly engage and disengage from the sprocket teeth without binding or jamming. However, it’s important to note that excessive misalignment can still cause accelerated wear, noise, and reduced efficiency in the chain drive system.

To ensure optimal performance and longevity, it is recommended to keep angular misalignment within the manufacturer’s specified limits. These limits can vary depending on the chain size, type, and application. When installing an engineering chain, it’s crucial to align the sprockets as accurately as possible and use alignment tools if necessary.

In applications where angular misalignment is unavoidable, special chain types or accessories, such as chain tensioners or idler sprockets, can be used to help compensate for the misalignment and improve overall system performance.

In summary, engineering chains are designed to handle a certain degree of angular misalignment between sprockets, but it is essential to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines and maintain proper alignment to ensure reliable and efficient operation of the chain drive system.

engineering chain

What are the advantages of using an engineering chain in industrial applications?

Engineering chains offer several advantages that make them highly suitable for a wide range of industrial applications:

  • Robust and Durable: Engineering chains are built to withstand heavy loads, harsh environmental conditions, and abrasive materials commonly found in industrial settings. Their robust construction ensures long-lasting performance and reduces the frequency of replacements, contributing to cost-effectiveness.
  • Versatility: With various types and configurations available, engineering chains are highly versatile. They can be adapted to a wide array of applications, such as material handling, conveyor systems, bucket elevators, and more. Different attachments and accessories further enhance their adaptability for specific tasks.
  • Specialized Variants: The market offers a diverse selection of engineering chains with specialty variants designed for specific industries. Whether it’s mining, agriculture, automotive, or food processing, there is likely an engineering chain optimized for the unique demands of each application.
  • High Load Capacity: Engineering chains are capable of handling heavy loads, making them suitable for heavy machinery, lifting equipment, and other industrial applications requiring substantial power transmission capabilities.
  • Efficient Power Transmission: The design of engineering chains ensures smooth and efficient power transmission, reducing energy losses and improving overall system performance.
  • Attachments and Accessories: Many engineering chains come with pre-installed or customizable attachments that enable them to perform specialized tasks. These attachments can include slats, buckets, rollers, and other components, enhancing their ability to carry, grip, or convey materials as needed.
  • Reliable Performance: Due to their robust design and precise engineering, these chains provide reliable and consistent performance even under challenging conditions, contributing to increased productivity and reduced downtime.
  • Wide Range of Materials: Engineering chains can be manufactured from various materials, including carbon steel, stainless steel, and plastic, allowing for compatibility with different operating environments and industries.
  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Despite their higher initial cost compared to standard roller chains, engineering chains often prove to be cost-effective in the long run due to their extended service life and reduced maintenance needs.

In summary, engineering chains offer durability, versatility, and specialized features that make them an excellent choice for industrial applications where reliable and efficient power transmission is essential. Their ability to handle heavy loads, varied environments, and specific tasks sets them apart as a valuable component in numerous industrial processes.

China manufacturer 09060-K2 Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains  China manufacturer 09060-K2 Steel Engineering Class Conveyor Chain for Sugar Mill Roller Chain for Sugar Industry Chains
editor by CX 2023-08-15