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How to accurately measure the length of driving chain

2019-11-15 11:19:06

When we purchase or replace the drive chain, we should first know the length of the chain, which is the measurement of the replaced chain. Then how can we prepare to measure the length of the drive chain, which can be measured by the following methods.


The chain length accuracy of the drive chain shall be measured according to the following requirements:


1. Clean the chain before measurement.


2. Enclose the tested chain on two sprockets, and the upper and lower sides of the tested chain shall be supported.


3. The chain before measurement shall stay for 1min under the condition of applying the third of the minimum ultimate tensile load.


4. During the measurement, the specified measurement load shall be applied on the chain to make the upper and lower sides of the chain tensioned. The chain and sprocket shall ensure normal tooth engagement.


5. Measure the center distance between two sprockets.

We all know that the chain length of the drive chain should be very accurate, otherwise there will be some failures during operation. You can measure the chain length of the drive chain in the above way, so it is more accurate, or you can take the old chain directly, and you can also directly compare the length when you buy it.

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