Chain Solutions Blog

Why an anchor bolt is so important for leaf chain system design

Written by Peter Church on 01 May 2019

To some people, a leaf chain anchor bolt is simply a piece of steel comprised of a thread and some slots.

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What are the pros and cons of fixing leaf chain using outer links?

Written by Peter Church on 24 Apr 2019

Leaf chain anchor bolts (also known as leaf chain clevises) play a safety-critical role in forklift truck operation.

Depending upon the application, they can be manufactured to a wide variety of sizes and designs.

It is widely accepted that the strongest possible connection is achieved when the leaf chain ends on the inner links and fits internally to the chain anchor, as it is a manufacturing method that ensures the maximum number of sheer faces and the greatest tensile strength.

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