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Bearing Cage Chain

Uses a needle bearing cage between pins and bushes (cage is engineering plastic). Will not elongate further after slight initial elongation (0.03%) during first use.

The base chain is steel. Cheaper than Bearing Bush Chain.

Bearing Cage Chain

1. Features

  • Will not elongate further after slight initial elongation (0.03%) during first use.
  • Cheaper than Bearing Bush Chain (Standard Series) for better cost performance.
  • Operating temperature range: -10ºC to 60ºC
  • Can use RF Double Pitch Sprockets for R rollers.

2. Structure

Structure

3. Wear elongation line graph

Wear elongation line graph

Operating Conditions

  • Chain number: RF2040R-NC
  • Chain load: 0.78kN{80kgf}
  • Chain speed: 70m/min (accelerated test)
  • Sprocket no. of teeth: 12T x 12T
  • No. of links: 44
  • Continuous operation

4. Points of Caution

  • Bearing Cage Chain has 40% less maximum allowable load than Bearing Bush Chain Standard Series. Confirm the acting load when replacing Bearing Bush Chain with Bearing Cage Chain.

5. Attachment Types

See below for the types of attachments available.

6.Reference Number System

RF2040 R - NC - 1L A2
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
  • (1) Chain size
  • (2) Roller type: R rollers only
  • (3) Chain series: NC = Bearing cage
  • (4) Attachment spacing
  • (5) Attachment type

7. Dimensions/Specifications

*Select the model number for detailed information.

Chain Size + Model
RF2040R-NC RF2050R-NC RF2060R-NC RF2080R-NC