5.3 Power transmission: chain drives

The following information is taken from the Renold Chain Designer Guide with the permission of that company.

5.3.1 Chain performance

Renold chain products that are dimensionally in line with the ISO standard far exceed the stated ISO minimum tensile strength requirements. However Renold dues not consider breaking load to be a key indicator of performance because it ignores the principal factors of wear and fatigue. In these areas, Renold products are designed to produce the best possible results and independent testing proves this.

In this text, where the ISO breaking load is quoted, it should be noted that we are stating that the Renold product conforms to the ISO minimum standard. Independent test results show ...

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