Advantages & handling suggestions
Chain drives have the ability to transmit small or big powers with high security, small dimensions and excellent performance.
The yield according to the number of teeth, the speed and lubrication can reach 98%.
In the choice of the number of teeth usually tends to choose the higher number of teeth as possible.
Normally for power transmissions tend not to use crowns / sprockets with a smaller number of teeth 11. For proper distribution of wear is recommended to choose if possible odd number of teeth.
The pressure on the joints eligible for a permanent load and with proper lubrication are:
up to 30 MPa normal;
up to 60 MPa high;
up to 120 MPa very high peak loads ONLY for rare and short term.