Roller Chains

Roller chains, also known as bush roller chains, are a form of drive chain that feature a varied number of chain links joined together to form the roller chain, which is often used in conjunction with a sprocket. Roller chains are used in a wide range of applications including the transmission of mechanical power with machinery in areas such as industrial conveyors, printing presses as well as vehicles such as bicycles, cars and motorbikes. Roller chains and chain links are available in a wide range of sizes and standards including British or European standard and American standard.

How Do Roller Chains Work?

Roller chains commonly utilise a wheel component with teeth known as a sprocket to drive the chain when rotated, providing a simple yet highly effective and efficient method of power transmission suitable for a wide range of applications.

Types of Roller Chains

Roller chains and chain links are available in a range of types and materials including steel, stainless steel, carbon steel and more. The three most common roller chain types are:

  • Simplex roller chains and links are considered to be a standard roller chain consisting of a single row of roller chain links
  • Duplex roller chains and links feature double row chain links
  • Triplex roller chains and links consist of three rows

Where Would You Use a Roller Chain?

Roller chains are a simple way of allowing the transmission of mechanical power to be achieved and are used everyday from household items to industrial machines. You are likely to find roller chains and chain drives in areas such as:

  • Food Industry
  • Mining
  • Automotive industry
  • Warehouse and Distribution
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry

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Description Price Number of Strands Chain Series Chain Type Chain Standard Length Pitch Plate Height Roller Diameter Chain Width Overall Width Standard Material Weight
RS Stock No. 161-7297
Mfr. Part No.11NIN7B01A00
BrandSedis
£187.92
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Simplex ALPHA 10B-1 - 5m 15.875mm 13.7mm 10.16mm 9.65mm 19mm - Stainless Steel 0.9kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7290
Mfr. Part No.3NIN6B01A00
BrandSedis
£164.97
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Simplex ALPHA 06B-1 - 5m 9.525mm 8.23mm 6.35mm 5.77mm 13.5mm - Stainless Steel 0.4kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7298
Mfr. Part No.211N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£194.37
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Duplex ALPHA 10B-2 - 5m 15.875mm 13.7mm 10.16mm 9.65mm 35.75mm - Carbon Steel 1.7kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7310
Mfr. Part No.3N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£64.36
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Simplex ALPHA 06B-1 - 5m 9.525mm 8.23mm 6.35mm 5.77mm 13.5mm - Carbon Steel 0.4kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7291
Mfr. Part No.203N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£134.87
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Duplex ALPHA 06B-2 - 5m 9.525mm 8.23mm 6.35mm 5.77mm 23.8mm - Carbon Steel 0.7kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7300
Mfr. Part No.211NIN7B01A00
BrandSedis
£470.90
Each
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Duplex ALPHA 10B-2 - 5m 15.875mm 13.7mm 10.16mm 9.65mm 35.75mm - Stainless Steel 1.7kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7293
Mfr. Part No.7NIN7B01A00
BrandSedis
£151.08
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Simplex ALPHA 08B-1 - 5m 12.7mm 11.8mm 8.51mm 7.75mm 16.6mm - Stainless Steel 0.7kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7302
Mfr. Part No.13NIN7B01A00
BrandSedis
£237.02
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Simplex ALPHA 12B-1 - 5m 19.05mm 16.2mm 12.07mm 11.68mm 22.3mm - Stainless Steel 1.2kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7296
Mfr. Part No.11N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£78.62
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Simplex ALPHA 10B-1 - 5m 15.875mm 13.7mm 10.16mm 9.65mm 19mm - Carbon Steel 0.9kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7309
Mfr. Part No.18T7B01A00
BrandSedis
£800.98
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Simplex DELTA 24B-1 - 5m 38.1mm 32.3mm 25.4mm 25.4mm 53.1mm - Carbon Steel 7.1kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7292
Mfr. Part No.7N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£63.09
Each
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Simplex ALPHA 08B-1 - 5m 12.7mm 11.8mm 8.51mm 7.75mm 16.6mm - Carbon Steel 0.7kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7305
Mfr. Part No.15T7B01A00
BrandSedis
£186.52
Each
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Simplex ALPHA 16B-1 - 5m 25.4mm 20.8mm 15.88mm 17.02mm 35.1mm - Carbon Steel 2.7kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7301
Mfr. Part No.13N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£92.11
Each
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Simplex ALPHA 12B-1 - 5m 19.05mm 16.2mm 12.07mm 11.68mm 22.3mm - Carbon Steel 1.2kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7295
Mfr. Part No.207NIN7B01A00
BrandSedis
£375.01
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Duplex ALPHA 08B-2 - 5m 12.7mm 11.8mm 8.51mm 7.75mm 30.6mm - Stainless Steel 1.3kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7308
Mfr. Part No.17T7B01A00
BrandSedis
£291.34
Each
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Simplex ALPHA 20B-1 - 5m 31.75mm 25.4mm 19.05mm 19.56mm 40.5mm - Carbon Steel 3.7kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7304
Mfr. Part No.213NIN7B01A00
BrandSedis
£568.04
Each
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Duplex ALPHA 12B-2 - 5m 19.05mm 16.2mm 12.07mm 11.68mm 41.8mm - Stainless Steel 2.4kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7294
Mfr. Part No.207N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£149.91
Each
Units
Duplex ALPHA 08B-2 - 5m 12.7mm 11.8mm 8.51mm 7.75mm 30.6mm - Carbon Steel 1.3kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7307
Mfr. Part No.215T7B01A00
BrandSedis
£497.77
Each
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Duplex ALPHA 16B-2 - 5m 25.4mm 20.8mm 15.88mm 17.02mm 68mm - Carbon Steel 5.3kg/m
RS Stock No. 161-7303
Mfr. Part No.213N7B01A00
BrandSedis
£214.34
Each
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Duplex ALPHA 12B-2 - 5m 19.05mm 16.2mm 12.07mm 11.68mm 41.8mm - Carbon Steel 2.4kg/m