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What is heavy duty chain?

What is heavy duty chain?

The heavy duty chain is manufactured with thicker inner and outer link plates over standard chains. This slight improves increases the chains working load and fatigue resistance while enduring more frequent & heavier shock loads.

What is the strongest industrial chain?

Next to Grade 120, Grade 100 chain is the strongest type of chain offered by most industrial hardware suppliers. It is 25 percent stronger than Grade 80, making it the best choice for extremely heavy overhead lifting use and other extreme applications.

How much weight can a chain hold?


Trade Size In Inches Working* Load Limit Lbs. Weight per 100 Feet Lbs.
1/4 3,500 71
5/16 5,100 106
3/8 7,100 144
1/2 12,000 236

What is grade 30 chain used for?

General purpose economical chain. Used in a variety of industries and jobs including light construction, agricultural applications, and the marine industry.

How much force does it take to break a steel chain?

Steel has very high tensile strength. For chain tension to permanently deform a chain link plate (permanently stretch but not break), the tensile force would likely have to be at least 200 lbf per plate.

Are bike chains stronger?

Yes. It’s not that the chain needs to operate differently; it is just that the chain needs to be a lot stronger and durable. E-bikes with mid-drive motors usually have stronger, premium chains, which can add the to cost of an ebike.

What’s the thickest chain?

The New York Legend [Amazon] is the thickest, heaviest and most secure bike chain lock that Kryptonite offer. It’s definitely not a portable lock….

Kryptonite New York Legend 1515 Specs
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Chain thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 15.95 lb (7.23 kg)
Length 60″ (150 cm)

What type of chain is the strongest?

Metal type: The strongest metals for chains are gold and platinum. White gold with rhodium plating can have added strength. Sterling silver chains are also pretty strong, but they require more upkeep to prevent tarnish.