Are Plastic Multiflex Chains suitable for conveyor systems in the textile industry?

In the realm of material handling and power transmission, plastic multiflex chains have emerged as a versatile and effective solution for conveying a wide range of products and materials. These chains, constructed from durable thermoplastic materials such as polyethylene (PE) or polypropylene (PP), offer a compelling combination of flexibility, strength, and low maintenance, making them well-suited for diverse applications.

Multiflex Chain

Advantages of Plastic Multiflex Chains

1. Lightweight

2. Flexibility

3. High Strength

4. Low Maintenance

5. Noise Reduction

6. Chemical Resistance

7. Cleanliness and Hygiene

8. Energy Efficiency

9. Versatility

Advantages of Multiflex Chains

Applications of Plastic Multiflex Chains

1. Conveyor Systems

2. Manufacturing and Assembly Lines

3. Distribution and Warehousing

4. Packaging and Bottling

5. Material Sorting and Grading

6. Cleanroom Environments

Applications of Multiflex Chains

Working Principles of Plastic Multiflex Chains

Plastic Multiflex Chains operate on the principle of interlocking modular units. The chain consists of individual plastic links or modules that are interconnected to form a continuous chain loop. Each module has built-in tabs or hinges that allow it to flex and articulate, providing flexibility in various directions.

The chain is driven by sprockets or sprocket wheels, which engage with the tabs on the modules and propel the chain forward. The modular design allows for easy assembly, disassembly, and customization of the chain to suit specific conveyor layouts and requirements.

As the sprockets rotate, they engage with the modules, causing them to articulate and move along the conveyor path. The interlocking design ensures smooth and synchronized movement of the chain, allowing for the efficient transfer of products or materials from one point to another.

Working Principles of Multiflex Chains

How to Select Suitable Plastic Multiflex Chains

1. Load Capacity

2. Application Environment

3. Chain Material

4. Chain Profile and Design

5. Environmental Factors

6. Conveyor System Layout

7. Maintenance and Cleanability

8. Cost Considerations

9. Supplier and Support

Selection of Multiflex Chains

Installation and Maintenance


1. Preparatory Steps

2. Chain Assembly

3. Sprocket Installation

4. Tracking Adjustment


1. Regular Cleaning

2. Inspection

3. Lubrication

4. Repair and Replacement

5. Training and Documentation

Installation and Maintenance

We also provide a wide range of Sprockets that are compatible with plastic multiflex chains. Sprockets play a crucial role in the smooth operation of the chain, ensuring proper engagement and movement. They are designed to match the chain profile and tooth spacing, allowing for efficient power transmission and minimal wear.


In addition to plastic multiflex chains, we offer other chain products such as Plastic Chain, Stainless Steel Chain, agricultural chains, leaf chains, and more. These chains cater to specific industry requirements and provide reliable solutions for various applications.

Shaoxing Chaoli, established in 2006, is a professional transmission parts company. We have multiple advanced production and inspection equipment, including CNC Gear grinding machine, gear measuring machine, CNC gear shaper, machine center, CMMS, and Torque test system. Our focus on professionalism, international certifications, custom services, production equipment, and after-sales support sets us apart from the competition.

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