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Roller Chains

Roller Chains are the most common type of drive chains. They are standardized according to DIN 8187 - European series (06B, 08B, 10B, etc.) and DIN 8188 - American series ASA, ANSI.

Standard chain designs are simplex, duplex or triplex. The chain consists of outer links with pins and inner links with bushes on which rotating rollers are fitted.

Roller Chains DIN 8187 (B Series)

06B, 08B, 10B, 12B ... 72B roller chains DIN 8187 - B series (european) - simplex, duplex or triplex and many other special types.

Roller Chains DIN 8188 (A Series)

06A, 08A, 10A, 12A Roller Chains (A series) DIN 8188 - American series - simplex, duplex, triplex and other various types.

Stainless Steel Chains

Stainless steel chains 06B, 08B, 10B, 12B, 16B conform to DIN 8187.

Self-Lubrication Chains

Special self-lubrication roller chains 06B, 08B, 10B, 12B, 16B conform to DIN 8187.


Chains Construction

Standard Duplex Roller Chain Structure

  1. Inner link
  2. Outer link
  3. Pin
  4. Bush
  5. Roller

Chains Fields of Use

Roller chains are designed for general use in light and heavy industry.

They are used in drives, but they can be fitted with attachments to transport material.

Chains Material

Steel.

Chains Code Description

Example:
08B-1 DIN 8187 KÖBO (1/2 × 5/16) - 5m Pack

Code Part Description
08B

Type of chain

1

Simplex

DIN 8187

European standard (B Series)

KÖBO

Manufacturer

1/2 × 5/16

Pitch in inches × internal width in inches

5m Pack

Standard package

Chains Basic Profile

Documents for Download

Chains - Preview

Chains

TYMA CZ Catalogue

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Sprockets and Plate Wheels - Preview

Sprockets and Plate Wheels

TYMA CZ Catalogue

Czech and English (PDF 2.81 MB)


Manufacturer Profile

KÖBO

KÖBO manufactures high-performance simplex, duplex and triplex roller chains, conveyor chains, sprockets, plate wheels and also special chains and accessories. Using their large production facilities they can manufacture sprockets and sprocket plates in nearly any exacting variation up to a diameter of 1700 mm.

KÖBO has been producing sprockets and chain wheels since 1894. In 1899, Emil Köhler and Hermann Bovenkamp developed a new standardization process for chain wheels that is still in use at KÖBO today. They were truly ahead of their time. KÖBO has used this type of innovative thinking for a lasting success across multiple industries. Innovation coupled with a deep customer understanding allows the company to see the bigger picture - and it still characterizes the company today.

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