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Roller Chains: Keeping Your Machines In Motion
Monday, October 14, 2019

Roller chains, also known as bush rollers, offer a simple and efficient solution for transmitting power as well as coupling a motor to its load. They are used in many types of common machines, from the more domestic such as cars, motorcycles and bicycles, to large industrial and agricultural applications such as printing presses and conveyers.  ..

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Adjusting Roller Chain Lengths With Offset Links
Monday, May 27, 2019

When discussing offset links for roller chains, it’s important to understand the basics of a roller chain. A roller chain is made up of roller links and pin links. Roller links make up the interior assembly of the chain and consist of two bushings that are press-fit into roller link plates. These may or may not include free-rotating rollers. Rollerless chains, for example, do not include rollers. The same roller links can be used for both multiple- and single-strand chains. ..

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