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# Is 530 chain the same as 50?

## Is 530 chain the same as 50?

Nowadays there is little to no difference between 50 and 530 chains, but the difference originated from where 50 chains were used in industrial applications whereas 530 chains were used primarily for transport and vehicles.

### What is the difference between 60 and 60H roller chain?

ANSI #60H Heavy Roller Chain. It has a 3/4″ pitch (center of one pin to the center of the next) and thicker side plates than traditional 60 roller chain (0.125″ vs 0.094″). The result of this is a roller chain that can stand up to higher shock loads and have a longer wear life.

#### How do you size a roller chain?

Measuring your roller chain starts with determining the below dimensions:

1. The distance from the center of one pin to the center of the next pin, also known as the “pitch” of the roller chain.
2. The diameter and width of the roller.
3. Plate thickness, determined by measuring the plates from one flat side to another.

What is Roller Chain trade size?

Chain standards

Size Pitch Maximum Roller Diameter
50 0.625 in (15.88 mm) 0.400 in (10.16 mm)
60 0.750 in (19.05 mm) 0.469 in (11.91 mm)
80 1.000 in (25.40 mm) 0.625 in (15.88 mm)
100 1.250 in (31.75 mm) 0.750 in (19.05 mm)

Will a 520 chain fit a 530 sprocket?

The OP asked if a 520 sprocket could be used with a 530 chain, the answer to this is yes it can without any ill side effects, its not any more likely to jump off than if it were on a 530 sprocket.

## What size is 60 roller chain?

0.469″
60 Chain Roller: The rollers for 60 roller chains are 0.469″ in diameter and are always a solid construction within our product range.

### What does a 520 chain mean?

(3) The size of a chain is designated by a three-digit number (520, for example). The distance from the center of one pin to the center of the next is called pitch. Pitch is represented by the first digit, which is 4, 5 or 6. Adding to the complication is roller diameter, which affects proper chain fitment too.

#### What size is 60 chain?

60 Roller chain made to ANSI b 29.1 is 3/4″ or 19.05 mm pitch and is available in single strand 60-1 duplex 60-2 and triplex 60-3. It is possible to have the chain up to 6 strands wide.

What is the difference between a 520 chain and a 530 chain?

A 520 chain is a smaller pitch chain. Pitch being the distance between rollers. The 520 is a lighter weight chain than the 530. That is why people switch to the 520, but it may not last as long as a 530.

What is a 530 sprocket?

Right know on your bike you have 530 chain and sprocket size , it’s measured by thickness of link 530 is the thickess than comes 525, lightest is 520 hopefully that helps any question feel free to ask.

## Can you use 60H roller chain on ANSI sprockets?

Heavy duty roller chain is able to withstand more demanding industrial & agricultural applications for longer periods of time over standard ANSI roller chains. 60H roller chain can be used on the sprockets as 60 roller chain, so you can easily upgrade to our 60H chain. We also offer extra 60H connecting links & 60H offset links. No.

### What are the different types of roller chains?

The metric roller chain charts below show the single, double, and triple strand standard metric chains we have but we stock more types/ sizes of metric chains as well, so if you don’t see the size you need please give us a call.

#### When did the first roller chain come out?

Since its invention in 1880, conveyor, automotive, food and beverage, and farming equipment have boasted these popular and common types of chains to keep them running. This roller chain size chart will help you find the ideal size of roller chain for your replacement or OEM needs.

What makes roller chains last for so long?

Like all of our roller chains, our single strand roller chains are hot-dipped to ensure 100% lubrication of the components and heat-treated for wear resistance. Our hot dipped lubrication method ensures that each single strand roller chain performs at maximum capacity and that wear life is as long as possible.