Chain Solutions Blog

7 reasons to specify BL series leaf chain when designing new handling equipment

Written by Peter Church on 06 Jan 2021

When faced with a choice of AL, EL-LL or BL-LH series leaf chain, we almost always recommend handling equipment designers to specify BL series leaf chain due to its superior consistency, strength and availability.  

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What is the difference between leaf chain wear and chain stretch?

Written by Peter Church on 30 Nov 2020

Chain wear and chain stretch both increase the length of leaf chain but it is important to understand the difference and what you are actually measuring when carrying out inspections with a chain wear gauge.

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What to look for when comparing quality between leaf chain suppliers

Written by Peter Church on 17 Nov 2020

All leaf chain manufacturers will have their own ideas on the best combination of material, heat treatment and process for making good leaf chain but there are certain factors you can rely on to objectively compare quality.

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