Chains

Chains are used for two reasons – to suspend/support the fender or to control the deflection geometry during horizontal or vertical shear.

Open Link (Studless Link) and Stud Link chains are available in various strength grades. Open link chains can also be supplied with different link lengths from 3D to 5D to suit each specific design. Shackles and other accessories are all referenced to the nominal chain diameter for equivalent strength and typically of larger diameter material. However, it is common to use shackles the same size as the SL2 grade open link chain to provide an easily replaceable “weak link” in the system.

Studless Chain-1Stud Chain-1

                Studless Link Chain                                                                           Stud Link Chain

Chain properties are based on Bureau Veritas rules (Table 10-II for stud link and table 10-III fpr open link), which are generally similar to Lloyds and ASB standards. However, chains can also be supplied to many other international standards such as DIN, BS and JIS if preferred. Chains are an important component of a fender system and require careful design. Please ask us for further advice on selecting and specifying chains.


 

Chain Bracket

Chain Bracket

 

Chain-Brackets

Chain Braket


 

Chain Tensioner

Chain Tensioner

ChainChain Tensioners-1Chain Tensioner

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Connection type 1:

Connection type 1

Connection type 2:

Connection type 2

Stud Link Specification

Chain Diameter

Grade2

Grade3

Weight

Proof load

Breaking load

Proof load

Breaking load

C=0.0098

C=0.0137

C=0.0098

C=0.0137

mm

kN

kN

kN

kN

kg

14

82

116

116

165

130

16

107

150

150

246

170

17.5

127

179

179

256

189

19

150

211

211

301

226

20.5

175

244

244

349

263

22

200

280

280

401

303

24

237

332

332

476

370

26

278

389

389

556

439

28

321

449

449

642

496

30

368

514

514

735

564

32

417

583

583

833

635

34

468

655

655

937

724

36

523

732

732

1050

812

38

581

812

812

1160

905

40

640

896

896

1280

1032

42

703

981

981

1400

1075

44

769

1080

1080

1540

1197

46

837

1170

1170

1680

1310

48

908

1270

1270

1810

1438

50

981

1370

1370

1960

1536

52

1060

1480

1480

2110

1669

54

1140

1590

1590

2270

1780

56

1220

1710

1710

2430

1936

58

1290

1810

1810

2600

2086

60

1380

1940

1940

2770

2249

62

1470

2060

2060

2940

2373

64

1560

2190

2190

3130

2529

66

1660

2310

2310

3300

2689

68

1750

2450

2450

3500

2858

70

1840

2580

2580

3690

3025

73

1990

2790

2790

3990

3341

76

2150

3010

3010

4300

3566

78

2260

3160

3160

4500

3756

81

2410

3380

3380

4820

4050

84

2580

3610

3610

5160

4355

87

2750

3850

3850

5500

4672

90

2920

4090

4090

5840

5000

92

3040

4260

4260

6080

5224

95

3230

4510

4510

6440

5571

97

3340

4680

4680

6690

5809

100

3530

4940

4940

7060

6174

102

3660

5120

5120

7320

6423

105

3850

5390

5390

7700

6806

107

3980

5570

5570

7960

7067

111

4250

5940

5940

8480

7606

114

4440

6230

6230

8890

8023

117

4650

6510

6510

9300

8450

120

4850

6810

6810

9720

8889

122

5000

7000

7000

9990

9187

124

5140

7200

7200

10280

9492

127

5350

7490

7490

10710

9957

Studless Link Specification

Chain Diameter

Grade1

Grade2

Weight

Proof load

Breaking load

Proof load

Breaking load

mm

kN

kN

kN

kN

kg

12.5

28.75

57.81

41.2

82.6

93.5

14

34.78

69.93

51

101.9

117.15

16

47.1

94.72

66.2

132.3

152.9

17.5

56.35

113.31

78.89

157.78

182.8

19

66.42

133.57

93.6

187.2

249.5

20.5

77.33

155.49

108.64

217.27

275.4

22

89.06

179.08

125.4

250.9

328.6

24

105.98

213.25

149.9

298.9

385

26

124.38

250.12

175.4

350.8

449.1

28

144.26

290.08

203.8

406.7

516.7

30

165.6

333

234.2

467.5

589.4

32

188.42

378.88

256.6

531.2

664.6

34

212.7

427.72

299.9

599.8

752.9

36

238.46

479.52

336.1

672.3

861.2

38

265.7

534.28

374.4

748.7

957.5

40

249.4

592

414.5

829.1

1056.2

42

324.58

652.68

457.7

915.3

1166.5

44

356.22

716.32

502.7

999.6

1270.4

46

389.34

782.92

548.8

1097.6

1396.6

48

423.94

852.48

597.8

1195.6

1520.6

50

460

926.09

648.8

1239.6

1650

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