Press Release Summary:
Sprockets can be made from UHMW, oil-filled nylon, NylatronÂ®, and other materials in A-plate and B- and C-hub styles to fit ANSI chain sizes No. 25, 35, 40, 50, 60, 80, and 100. Products resist wear, feature quiet operation, and help extend chain life by reducing friction. Lubrication-free sprockets include idler-, stock-, drive bore, ball bearing idler, and bore with keyway and set-screw types.
Original Press Release:
Plastic Roller Chain Sprockets Extend Chain Life, Cut Noise, and Resist Corrosion
A full line of plastic roller chain sprockets, made from FDA/USDA compliant materials, for use in conveyorized machinery that requires frequent wash- down is being introduced by Slideways, Inc. of Worcester, Massachusetts. Slideways Plastic Roller Chain Sprockets can be made from UHMW, oil-filled nylon, Nylatron®, and other materials in A-plate and B- and C-hub styles to fit ANSI chain sizes #25, 35, 40, 50, 60, 80, and 100. Providing superior corrosion-resistance to metallic sprockets, with better wear and less tooth deformation, they also run quieter, extend chain life by reducing friction, and their lighter weight reduces the load on drive systems. Ideal for use in gritty environments requiring frequent wash-down, where food, dust, and liquids with suspensions are present, Slideways Plastic Roller Chain Sprockets need no lubrication. Various types including idler-, stock-, drive bore, ball bearing idler, and bore with keyway and set-screw are available in all pitch dias. from #25 chain with 0.809 pitch dia. to #100 chain with 19.907 pitch dia. Slideways Plastic Roller Chain Sprockets are priced according to material, configuration and quantity. Literature and pricing are provided on request. For more information contact: Slideways, Inc.
Thomas R. Sioui, VP Marketing
705 Plantation St.
Worcester, MA 01605-2039
(800) 298-7543 FAX (508) 854-0711