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RS Chain with Outboard Rollers

A free flow chain using an RS Chain base with an extended pin with freely rotating outboard rollers attached.

Outboard rollers are perfect for downsizing conveyors. Multiple outboard rollers can be attached, making the chain ideal for conveyors where small items are directly conveyed on the chain.

RS Chain with Outboard Rollers

Features

  • Comes with outboard rollers, ideal for downsizing conveyors.
  • Back bend permissible, making return side layout easier.
  • Multiple outboard rollers can be installed, making the chain ideal for conveyors where small items are directly conveyed on the outboard rollers.
Features

Outboard roller positioning

Staggered installation Parallel installation
Staggered installation Parallel installation
  • Example of staggered installation with outboard rollers attached every link.
  • When outboard rollers are attached every link in a staggered installation, plastic brake rollers are normally attached every three links (cross-hatched rollers in diagram).
  • Example of parallel installation with outboard rollers attached every other link. Outboard rollers can be attached freely, but not every link.
  • When attached in parallel every other link, plastic brake rollers are normally attached every six links (cross-hatched rollers in diagram).

Product Lineup

Product Types / Features
Standard Series

Standard Series

The base chain is steel, with steel base chain rollers standard.

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Lambda Series

Lambda Series

Bushes on the base chain are special oil-impregnated sintered bushes for lube free operation. (Steel outboard rollers require additional lubrication.)

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SS Series

SS Series

Base chain and base chain rollers are stainless steel for corrosion resistance.

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Poly Steel Series

Poly Steel Series

Made of engineering plastic inner links and stainless steel outer links for corrosion resistance and lube-free operation.

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