Plastic Flat Top Chains for Recycling Facilities


Plastic flat top chains are conveyor belt systems made from plastic materials that feature a flat, solid surface with evenly spaced, interlocking modules. These chains are designed to transport various products and materials in a wide range of industries, providing a reliable and efficient conveying solution.



Plastic flat top chains offer versatility in transporting different types of products and materials, making them suitable for various applications.


Plastic flat top chains are highly durable and can withstand the demanding conditions of recycling facilities, ensuring long-lasting performance.


The flat top surface of these chains allows for easy cleaning, preventing the accumulation of debris and ensuring a hygienic environment.


Plastic flat top chains can be easily customized to fit different conveyor system layouts, providing flexibility in design and installation.

Low Noise

These chains operate quietly, reducing noise pollution in the recycling facility and creating a more comfortable working environment.

Smooth Product Transfer

The flat surface of the chains ensures a smooth and even transfer of products, minimizing the risk of damage or disruption during transportation.

High Traction

Plastic flat top chains offer excellent traction, ensuring secure movement of products along the conveyor system.


These chains are a cost-effective solution for recycling facilities, providing reliable performance at a competitive price.

Low Maintenance

Plastic flat top chains require minimal maintenance, reducing downtime and optimizing operational efficiency.

Reduced Product Jams

The interlocking modules of the chains prevent product jams, ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted flow of materials.


1. Food and Beverage

Plastic flat top chains are widely used in the food and beverage industry for the transportation of packaged goods, bottles, and containers.

2. Manufacturing and Assembly

These chains are essential in manufacturing and assembly processes, facilitating the movement of products and components.

3. Logistics and Distribution

Plastic flat top chains play a crucial role in logistics and distribution centers, ensuring efficient material handling and order fulfillment.

4. Pharmaceutical and Medical

In pharmaceutical and medical facilities, these chains are utilized for the safe and hygienic transport of delicate products and equipment.

5. Packaging and Printing

Plastic flat top chains are commonly used in packaging and printing industries to convey boxes, cartons, and other packaging materials.

6. Warehousing and Distribution Centers

These chains are essential for the smooth operation of warehousing and distribution centers, enabling efficient inventory management and order processing.

7. Mining and Aggregates

In the mining and aggregates industry, plastic flat top chains are used to transport heavy loads, such as rocks and ores, with reliability and durability.

8. Airport Baggage Handling

These chains are employed in airport baggage handling systems to ensure the efficient and secure transportation of luggage.

9. Recycling and Waste Management

Plastic flat top chains are particularly suitable for recycling and waste management facilities, enabling the movement of various materials for processing and disposal.

10. E-commerce and Fulfillment Centers

In e-commerce and fulfillment centers, these chains are utilized to handle the high volume of packages and ensure efficient order fulfillment.

Working Principle

Plastic flat top chains operate on the principle of interlocking modules that form a continuous, flat surface. The chains are driven by sprockets that engage with the chain links, causing them to move and transport products along the conveyor system. The interlocking design ensures a stable and secure conveying surface, preventing product slippage or misalignment during transportation. The flat top surface provides a smooth and even platform for product transfer, reducing the risk of damage or disruption.

How to Select the Right Plastic Flat Top Chains

1. Consider the Application

Assess the specific requirements of the application to determine the appropriate plastic flat top chain.

2. Material Selection

Choose the material that best suits the operating conditions and the type of products being transported.

3. Chain Design and Configuration

Select the chain design and configuration that aligns with the conveyor system layout and product characteristics.

4. Load Capacity

Evaluate the load capacity of the chains to ensure they can handle the weight of the transported products.

5. Conveyor System Compatibility

Ensure that the plastic flat top chains are compatible with the existing conveyor system for seamless integration.

6. Quality and Durability

Choose chains that are manufactured with high-quality materials and have a proven track record of durability.

7. Application-Specific Features

Consider any additional features or specifications that may be required for the specific application.

8. Maintenance and Serviceability

Evaluate the ease of maintenance and serviceability of the chains to minimize downtime and optimize efficiency.

9. Cost-Effectiveness

Consider the overall cost-effectiveness of the plastic flat top chains, taking into account their lifespan and performance.

10. Consult with Experts

Seek advice from experts or manufacturers who specialize in plastic flat top chains for personalized recommendations.

Installation and Maintenance


  1. Prepare the Conveyor System
  2. Ensure proper chain length and alignment
  3. Attach and fasten the chains securely
  4. Adjust tensioning and tracking for optimal performance


  1. Regularly inspect the chains for any signs of wear or damage
  2. Clean the chains to remove any debris or contaminants
  3. Lubricate the chains to reduce friction and extend their lifespan
  4. Replace any worn or damaged components promptly
  5. Ensure proper chain tension for optimal performance
  6. Train maintenance personnel on proper maintenance procedures
  7. Implement safety measures to prevent accidents or injuries

Sprockets for Plastic Flat Top Chains

Our company also offers sprockets that are specifically designed to be compatible with plastic flat top chains. Sprockets play a crucial role in the operation of these chains, as they engage with the chain links to drive the system. The proper selection and installation of sprockets ensure smooth and reliable chain movement, maximizing the performance and lifespan of the chains.

Other Chain Products

In addition to plastic flat top chains, we also provide a wide range of other chain products, including Plastic Chain, Stainless Steel Chain, Agricultural Chains, and Leaf Chains. These chains offer versatile solutions for various industries and applications, catering to different operational requirements and environments.

About Shaoxing Chaoli

Established in 2006, Shaoxing Chaoli is a professional transmission parts company. We specialize in the production of high-quality chains and 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 commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction has earned us international certifications.

With our expertise and state-of-the-art production facilities, we offer customized services to meet the unique needs of our clients. We pride ourselves on delivering high-performance products, exceptional customer service, and reliable after-sales support.

Welcome to Shaoxing Chaoli, where we combine professionalism, international certifications, customized services, advanced production equipment, and excellent after-sales support to provide the best solutions for your transmission needs.