With more than 18 years’ histiory, we are a professinal manufacturer for drop forged products such as forged chain (X348 X458 X658 X678 X698 F100 F160), scraper chain (10160, 14218, 14226, 142N), conveyor trolley (X348, X458, X678, XT160), and drive chain (X348, X458, X678), and so forth standard moulds of chain.
Besides, we can also produce as per your drawing or sample, special link chain, pusher, pin and plate, according to customers’ unique requirements.
1) Material: Alloy steel, 40Cr, 42CrMo and so on.
2) Types: Standard types, X348 X458 X678, and so on. (Or as per your drawing)
3) Process: Moulding→Forging→Polishing & Blasting→Fine machining→Heat treatment→Blasting→Inspecting & testing→Packing
|Model||Dimension||Weight (Kg)||Material||Hardness||Working Load (KN)||Limit Load (KN)|
|10160||101.6||30||36||13||14.5||9||14||0.36||20CrMnTi||Surface HRC56-64° Depth 0.6-1.2mm||21.6||120|
|14218||142||42||50||19||20.5||11||25||1.15||20CrMnTi||Surface HRC56-64° Depth 0.6-1.2mm||48.6||270|
|14226||142||62||50||28||30||15||25||1.75||20CrMnTi||Surface HRC56-64° Depth 0.6-1.2mm||61.2||340|
|2571||200||66||60||30||32||18||30||2.8||20CrMnTi||Surface HRC56-64° Depth 0.6-1.2mm||72||400|
|26014||260||70||75||31||33||20||34||5.2||20CrMnTi||Surface HRC56-64° Depth 0.6-1.2mm||135||750|
Products & Testing Equipments
Packing & Delivery
Why Choose Us?
1. We are engaged in chain industry over 15 years with rich market experience. We keep improving production techniques. All the products have longer working life and have passed the market test.
2. We can design the correct chains with high quality material, good abrasion resistance, good corrosion, high strengthen and etc as per your request or the chain application.
3. We are the chain manufacturer; you can directly purchase the product from us with low price and high quality.
4. We have a professional team for international trade, they have abundant experiences and are always ready to solve problems for customers. So you have nothing to worry about.
5. We have the long-term cooperative forwarder who can give us the lowest freight. And it can help you to save the freight. What’s more, for the FCL, we will design the packages as per the container sizes with the largest capacity to save the shipping cost for both of us.
|Standard or Nonstandard:||Standard|
|Application:||Textile Machinery, Garment Machinery, Conveyer Equipment, Packaging Machinery, Electric Cars, Motorcycle, Food Machinery, Mining Equipment, Agricultural Machinery, Coating, Spraying, Mining, Slaughtering, Assembly|
|Type:||Cranked Link Chain|
What are the benefits of using a maintenance-free drive chain?
Using a maintenance-free drive chain offers several advantages in applications where minimal maintenance and high reliability are desired. Here is a detailed explanation:
A maintenance-free drive chain, also known as a self-lubricating chain, is designed to operate without the need for regular lubrication or maintenance. The benefits of using such a chain include:
- Reduced Downtime: Maintenance-free drive chains eliminate the need for regular lubrication and associated maintenance tasks. This saves time and reduces the frequency of equipment shutdowns for lubrication and maintenance, resulting in increased productivity and reduced downtime.
- Lower Maintenance Costs: Maintenance-free chains require less maintenance, which leads to cost savings. There is no need for purchasing lubricants, scheduling routine maintenance, or performing frequent lubrication tasks. This can result in significant cost savings over the life of the chain.
- Increased Reliability: Maintenance-free chains are designed to provide reliable and consistent performance over extended periods without the need for lubrication. They are constructed using self-lubricating materials or have built-in lubrication systems, ensuring optimal chain operation and minimizing the risk of chain failure due to inadequate lubrication.
- Extended Service Life: Maintenance-free chains are often engineered with materials that exhibit excellent wear resistance and self-lubricating properties. This extends the chain’s service life by reducing wear, elongation, and the need for frequent replacements. The chains maintain their performance characteristics even in demanding environments.
- Cleaner Operation: Maintenance-free chains do not require external lubrication, which eliminates the risk of lubricant splatter or contamination. This is particularly beneficial in applications where cleanliness is essential, such as food processing, pharmaceuticals, or cleanroom environments. The absence of lubrication also reduces the attraction of dust or debris, contributing to cleaner and more reliable operation.
- Environmentally Friendly: Maintenance-free chains can contribute to environmental sustainability. The elimination of routine lubrication reduces the consumption of lubricants and minimizes the release of lubricants into the environment. This aligns with eco-friendly practices and reduces the overall environmental impact of the equipment.
- Application Versatility: Maintenance-free chains can be used in various industries and applications where minimal maintenance is desired or where lubrication is challenging or not feasible. They find applications in industries such as food processing, packaging, automation, automotive, and many others.
It is important to note that while maintenance-free chains offer many benefits, they still require regular inspection and occasional cleaning to ensure optimal performance and detect any abnormal wear or damage.
When selecting a maintenance-free chain, it is crucial to consider factors such as load capacity, speed, environmental conditions, and compatibility with the specific application requirements.
By utilizing maintenance-free drive chains, operators can benefit from reduced downtime, lower maintenance costs, increased reliability, extended service life, cleaner operation, environmental friendliness, and application versatility.
Can a drive chain be used in a marine or offshore environment?
Yes, drive chains can be used in marine or offshore environments with proper considerations and appropriate chain selection. Here is a detailed explanation:
In marine or offshore applications, where machinery and equipment operate in challenging conditions such as saltwater exposure, humidity, and corrosive environments, the use of drive chains requires specific measures:
- Corrosion Resistance: When selecting a drive chain for marine or offshore environments, it is crucial to choose a chain made from corrosion-resistant materials such as stainless steel or coated chains. These materials can withstand the corrosive effects of saltwater and other harsh elements.
- Sealing and Protection: Additional sealing and protection measures can be employed to safeguard the chain from water ingress and contamination. This may include the use of protective covers, seals, or enclosures to prevent direct exposure to seawater and other corrosive substances.
- Lubrication: Regular and appropriate lubrication is vital to protect the chain against corrosion and ensure smooth operation. Lubricants specifically designed for marine or offshore applications should be used to withstand the demanding conditions and provide effective protection.
- Maintenance: A comprehensive maintenance program is essential for maximizing the lifespan of a drive chain in marine or offshore environments. Regular inspection, cleaning, lubrication, and monitoring of the chain’s condition are necessary to identify and address any signs of corrosion, wear, or damage.
- Environmental Considerations: Factors such as saltwater spray, wave impact, vibration, and temperature variations should be taken into account when designing and operating the machinery and equipment. Adequate shielding, proper drainage, and suitable ventilation can help mitigate the potential detrimental effects on the drive chain.
By considering these factors and implementing appropriate measures, drive chains can be successfully utilized in marine or offshore environments, providing reliable power transmission in applications such as ship propulsion systems, offshore drilling rigs, marine winches, and more.
Can a drive chain be repaired or does it need to be replaced?
When a drive chain is damaged or worn, the extent of the issue determines whether it can be repaired or needs to be replaced. Here are some considerations:
A drive chain can be repaired in certain situations:
- 1. Individual Component Replacement: If only a few links, rollers, or plates are damaged or worn, it is possible to replace those specific components. This approach is more common with roller chains that have removable pins or quick-connect links.
- 2. Chain Shortening: In some cases, a drive chain may become too long due to elongation. If the elongation is within an acceptable limit and the remaining chain is in good condition, the chain can be shortened by removing links and reconnecting the ends.
However, in many instances, a worn or damaged drive chain needs to be replaced entirely:
- 1. Excessive Wear: If the chain has elongated beyond the manufacturer’s recommended limit, shows widespread wear, or has significant damage to multiple components, it is best to replace the entire chain for optimal performance and safety.
- 2. Significant Damage: If the chain has suffered severe damage, such as breakage, deformation, or corrosion, it is generally safer and more practical to replace the chain rather than attempting repairs.
- 3. Maintenance Convenience: Drive chains require proper alignment, tension adjustment, and lubrication to function optimally. If the chain has been in use for a long time or requires frequent repairs, replacing it with a new chain may be more convenient and cost-effective in the long run.
It is important to assess the extent of the damage, consult the manufacturer’s guidelines, and consider the cost, time, and safety implications before deciding whether to repair or replace a drive chain.
editor by CX 2023-11-09