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Rexnord has upgraded its popular case conveyor chains, the CC600 and the CC600TAB with new low-friction versions the LF600 and LF600TAB. The move to low friction conveyor chains, as CBC National Product Manager for Power Transmission Troy Markland explains, is in line with the market’s increased...

Jaw couplings are popular for their versatility and robustness in connecting industrial machines such as pumps, blowers, compressors and mixers in mechanical power transmission assemblies. CBC Australia’s National Product Manager for Power Transmission, Troy Markland, explains why the Fenner jaw coupling has a fail-safe design and how to install the...

Rexnord’s conveying chains are frequently used in the food and beverage sector and adopted by major equipment manufacturers. Rexnord’s range of FlatTop conveyor chains has grown substantially since Rexnord introduced them in 1938. The Rexnord TableTop and MatTop series now provide many materials, types and grades, making them applicable to...

Drill rig chains work in some of the toughest environments. They’re also essential to a drilling rig assembly. As CBCAustralia’s National Product Manager for Power Transmission, Troy Markland, explains, “once a drilling operation starts, you can’t afford a chain to break halfway through the process.” This...

When conveying material, it is often necessary to attach additional conveyor belt products, such as a scraper or flaps, or extend flighting between a pair of parallel chains. In food and beverage (F&B) systems, these can be necessary to ensure the product flows to the right area in the process. And in order to attach these products to a system, often a roller chain attachment will be implemented.

It’s a little-known fact that the humble roller chain, a critical component to recycling plants, was first conceived by Leonardo da Vinci in the 1500s. However it wasn’t until 1880 that the roller chain was actually invented and the Indianapolis Chain and Stamping Company was founded in 1890. The first US domestic roller chain producer was focused on a chain for the safety bicycle.