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Low-Noise Roller Chain

Uses Tsubaki's uniquely structured spring rollers for the chain rollers.

When Tsubaki's Low Noise Roller Chain engages the sprocket, the spring roller deforms and absorbs the force of impact, reducing impact noise between chain and sprocket for 6-8dB lower noise levels compared to Tsubaki's standard (pre-lubed) RS Roller Chain. (In-house comparison testing)

Low Noise Roller Chain

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1. Features

Improves factory work environments
Reduces factory noise and contributes to an improved work environment.
Creates added value for equipment
Lowers the noise level of equipment the chain is installed in, helping create an image of improved quality. Contributes to quieter drive on stages, nursing equipment, doors, escalator hand rails, etc.
Dimensionally compatible with RS Roller Chain
Dimensionally compatible with standard RS Roller Chain.

2. Caution

  • While dimensionally compatible with RS Roller Chain, be aware that there are limits to its kilowatt ratings. Select using general selection methods. (Refer to kilowatt ratings table for each dimensions and specs.)
  • Operating temperature range is -10ºC to 60ºC.
  • Chain allowable speed is 200m/min.
  • While usable with RS Sprockets, Tsubaki recommends hardened tooth sprockets if sufficient lubrication is difficult. (Lubrication may spatter depending on usage conditions.)

3. Reference Number System

Reference Number System
  • 1. Applicable sizes : 40, 50, 60, 80
  • 2. No. of strands : Please confirm the number of strands in the catalog.
Model numbers for ordering offset links (OL) RS80-SNS-1-OL

Order as shown above after specifying the number of strands.
Uses the same connecting link (JL) as standard RS Roller Chain.

4. Dimensions/Specifications

*Select the model number for detailed information.

Chain Model No.
RS40-SNS-1 RS50-SNS-1 RS60-SNS-1 RS80-SNS-1