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Module 4, Lesson 3 > Chains > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chains Deck (19):
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Purpose of chains

Transmit power (chains do not stretch, they wear)

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Applications for chains

Bikes, bucket elevators, roller coasters, and conveyors

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Types of chains

Roller chain, engineered class chain, and polymer chain

4

Roller chain

Dimensionally standardized, standard pitch lengths (center of pin to center of pin)

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Roller chain designation

No. 80 (1" pitch) and No. 40 (1/2" pitch)

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Is all chain bi-directional?

No

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Types of roller chain

Single strand, double strand, and leaf chain

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Apps for roller chain

Lift trucks

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Major roller chain players

UST, Diamond, and Morse

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Are there domestic manufacturers of roller chain?

No

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Engineered class chain apps

Bucket elevators, construction equipment, hot plants, waste and water, dairy conveyors, and drag conveyors

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What is contenary sag? Is it bad?

Sag of the chain and it can be good or bad

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Things that affect chain life

Product being conveyed, conditions, misalignment, speed, chain pull, and lube

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Major engineered class chain players

UST, Webster, Allied Locke, Rexnord, Jeffries, and Imports

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Chain advantages

No slippage, longer operating life, hostile environments, and shelf life

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Chain disadvantages

Noisy, elongation, sprocket replacement

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Types of polymer chain

Mat top and table top

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What app is mat top chain used for

Food applications

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What app is table top chain used for

Beverage applications