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Stainless Steel Roller Chain

Roller chain made from stainless steel.

Provides even greater corrosion resistance than RS Roller Chain or RS surface treated chain. Tsubaki offers four standard stainless steel chain types to meet any application.

Stainless Steel Roller Chain

Features

Stainless steel generally offers superb resistance to corrosion, chemicals, and heat. Tsubaki offers the following line-up of products taking advantage of stainless steel's features. These chains are used in a wide range of industries, especially the food industry.

Applications and Features

Series SS Series AS Series NS Series
Material SUS304
*Clips are SUS301
  • Pins and rollers : precipitation hardened stainless steel
  • Plates, bushes : SUS304
  • Clips use SUS301
SUS316
*Clips are SUS301
Features
  • Offers better corrosion resistance than steel or plated chains underwater or in contact with acids, alkalis, etc.
  • Usable in both low and high temperature ranges (-20ºC to 400ºC)
  • Maximum allowable load : 1.5x that of SS Series
  • Less corrosion resistance than SS Series
  • Usable in both low and high temperature ranges (-20ºC to 400ºC)
  • Better corrosion resistance than SS Series
  • Non-magnetic (except for the clips)

Product Lineup

Product Types/Features
SS Series

SS Series

Our basic stainless steel chain using SUS304 equivalent material. Perfect for use in water or in acidic, alkali, or other corrosive environments.

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NS Series

NS Series

Uses SUS316 stainless steel for better corrosion resistance than SS Series. Use in situations requiring greater corrosion resistance than SS Series.

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AS Series

AS Series

Pins and rollers use precipitation hardened stainless steel for 1.5x the maximum allowable load of SS Series. However, AS Series has less corrosion resistance than SS Series.

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LSC Series

LSC Series

Stainless steel chain with a special engineering plastic sleeve inserted between the pins and bushes for long life, lube-free operation.

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