Roller Chains DIN 8187 (B Series)
Roller Chains DIN 8187 (B Series) are the most common type of drive chains. They are standardized according to ČSN 02 3311, DIN 8187 - European series B.
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.
Dimensions in inches: 5/8" × 3/8"
Dimensions in inches: 3/4" x 29/64"
Dimensions in inches: 1" × 17mm
Dimensions in inches: 1 1/4" × 3/4"
Dimensions in inches: 1 1/2" × 1"
Dimensions in inches: 1 3/4" × 1 1/4"
Dimensions in inches: 2" × 1 1/4"
Dimensions in inches: 2 1/2" × 1 1/2"
- Inner link
- Outer link
Chains Fields of Use
The roller chains according to DIN 8187 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 Code Description
08B-1 DIN 8187 KÖBO (1/2 × 5/16) - 5m Pack
Type of chain
European standard (B Series)
|1/2 × 5/16||
Pitch in inches × internal width in inches
Documents for Download
TYMA CZ Catalogue
Czech (PDF 2.01 MB)
TYMA CZ Catalogue
Czech and English (PDF 2.81 MB)
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.