Sugar IndustryTsubaki Examples of Use by Industry and Application

CANE HARVESTER CHAINS

Our Cane Harvester chains are manufactured to Tsubaki’ s exacting specifications at a quality endorsed ISO globally certified facility.

All of our components are Shot Peened and the chain is also Statically Pre-loaded to give it an enhanced wear life in the tuff conditions of the cane fields.

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MUD CONVEYOR CHAINS

Tsubaki Manufacture a wide range of Mud Conveyor chains specially designed for the damp conditions they face such as Stainless Steel pins and bushes to protect against corrosion and wear. Additional sizes and series are available on request.

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CANE CARRIER CHAIN

Cane carrier chains operate under the most harsh conditions in sugar mills. Tsubaki has a wide variety of cane carrier chains that provide excellent durability and wear resistance. Tsubaki selects the most appropriate materials and heat treatment to meet the demands of the application.

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CANE BAGASSE CARRIER CHAIN with OUTBOARD ROLLER

The unique outboard roller design from Tsubaki makes maintenance a breeze.

The chain is designed to maintain a thin layer of lubrication in the bearing surface, extending the working life of the system.

And the convenient location of the rollers makes it easy to replace a broken one without dismantling the entire system, eliminating excessive and costly downtime.

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ICANE BAGASSE CARRIER CHAIN with OUTBOARD ROLLER fig.

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INTERMEDIATE AND BAGASSE CARRIER CHAIN

Resistance to both corrosion and wear is essential for Intermediate and Bagasse Carrier Chain. Tsubaki Intermediate and Bagasse Carrier Chain meet the requirements of these applications and also provide outstanding durability.

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BO/BOP Type Chain

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ELEVATOR CHAIN

BF Type Chain

TSUBAKI recommends the BT and VT series.

Resistance to both corrosion and wear is essential for Intermediate and Bagasse Carrier Chain.

Tsubaki Intermediate and Bagasse Carrier Chain meet the requirements of these applications and also provide outstanding durability.

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INTERMEDIATE CARRIER CHAINS

RF Conveyor Type

Our RF Series of Intermediate Carrier chains are built from the finest material and use the same special Stainless steel grade for the pin and bush that was designed for the Bagasse Reclaimer application to protect against corrosion and wear.

The pin and bushing areas are also lubricated with MoS2 grease during assembly and the solid areas have it baked on due to the lack of lubrication the chain receives when running.

Additional sizes and series are available on request.

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Cast Dog Bone Link Type

Our Cast Dog Bone link chains are built strong and have special design features such as Stainless Steel pins and bushes to protect against the harsh conditions these chains face.

Additional sizes and series are available on request.

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BAGASSE RECLAIMER CHAINS

The Bagasse Reclaimer is the most critical chain application as it powers the Mill.

Tsubaki has spent a considerable amount of time doing market research and field testing to come up with a grade of stainless steel that has the highest combined levels of corrosion resistance, strength and wear properties.

In addition to this unique stainless steel grade we also through harden and induction harden our pins to give them the best wear life possible. Due to the lack of lubrication during operation we also lubricate the pin and bushing area with MoS2 grease during assembly and also bake this grease onto the solid areas. Our attachments are also robotically welded to the chain giving them the deepest and strongest penetration possible.

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DIFFUSER CHAIN

As with bagasse carriers and bagasse elevator chains, Tsubaki Diffuser Chains use a unique stainless steel material uniquely developed by Tsubaki combining wear resistance, corrosion resistance, and durability.

They are used in sugar mills around the world.

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CANE BIN POSITIONER (SPOTTER)

Our Power Cylinders come with a full range of options such as Limit switches, Rotary Encoders and Potentiometers for all your positioning requirements.

Additional Sizes and Series are available on request.

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OVERRUNNING CLUTCHES FOR BOILER OPERATION

Our MG and MI series are just two of a larger range of Overrunning clutches we can provide for the Mills overrunning and power saving requirements. More Sizes and Series are available on request.

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DRIVE CHAINS & SPROCKETS

The G8 Series is a superior drive chain developed utilizing TSUBAKI's 100 years of manufacturing expertise.

RS Roller Chain G8 (Standard Drive Chain)

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Economical and Long Life

TSUBAKI's standard RS G8 Roller Chain uses a seamless solid bushing developed by advanced TSUBAKI engineering and processing.

TSUBAKI’s patented lube groove technology in our precision solid bushings retain lubrication and provide superior wear life.

Lube grooves available for RS80-RS140 only. (RS16B-RS28B for BS/DIN standard)

Super (Heavy Duty) Drive Chains

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For Heavy Duty Transmission

TSUBAKI offers a variety of heavy duty and super chains to provide users with a higher maximum allowable load, shock absorption, fatigue strength and tensile strength than standard RS roller chains.

Super Chain Performance comparison with RS Roller Chain

Performance comparison chart

  • With RS Roller Chain as benchmark (100)
  • Available sizes : RS80 – RS240, up to sextuple strand

Surface Treated NEPTUNE CHAIN ®

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Out Standing Corrosion Resistance

TSUBAKI's NEPTUNE CHAIN combines uniquely developed base and resin coatings for superior corrosion and chemical resistance against water and alkalis.

In-house Salt Spray Test results

TSUBAKI: 700H No rust

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Company A: 100H

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Company B: 300H

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Company C: 400H

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Drive Chain titan™ Series

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Superior Wear Life in High Speed and Harsh Condition

The titan Chain integrates the latest advancements from TSUBAKI’s research and development to increase the wear life of roller chains in high speed and harsh environments.

Our titan chain incorporates 4 best features of our standard ANSI chain coupled with new and unique features to outperform other extended life chains.

Special Coated Pins

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Zinc Coated Pin Link Plates and Black Oxide Roller Link Plates

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Solid Lube Groove Bushes

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Ring-Coined Connecting Links

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Sprockets for Large Size Conveyor Chain

Replaceable Sprocket Blades

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TSUBAKI also offers a line-up of sprockets where just the teeth can be replaced, which can reduce the massive replacement costs and labor when sprockets need replacing.

We can also deliver sprockets already assembled onto their shafts.

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smart tooth® Sprockets

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TSUBAKI’s smart tooth® sprockets with patented Wear Indicator technology offer users the ability to identify and schedule drive system maintenance before critical component failure occurs. The result is extended chain life and reduced downtime for increased productivity.

TSUBAKI’s long history of designing innovative chain and sprocket products assures you will receive the best system solution.

Comparison – New

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Worn Sprocket

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