Plastic Multiflex Chains for Efficient Automotive Welding

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.

Constructed from durable thermoplastic materials such as polyethylene (PE) or polypropylene (PP), plastic multiflex chains offer a compelling combination of flexibility, strength, and low maintenance, making them well-suited for diverse applications.

Advantages of Plastic Multiflex Chains

  • Lightweight
  • Flexibility
  • High Strength
  • Low Maintenance
  • Noise Reduction
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Cleanliness and Hygiene
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Versatility

1. Conveyor Systems

Plastic multiflex chains are widely used in conveyor systems due to their flexibility and strength. They can handle a variety of products and materials, including fragile items, without damage. The low maintenance and noise reduction features make them ideal for use in industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and packaging.

2. Manufacturing and Assembly Lines

Plastic multiflex chains are well-suited for use in manufacturing and assembly lines, where they can handle a wide range of products and materials. The flexibility of the chains allows for easy adaptation to different assembly line layouts and configurations, making them a versatile solution for different industries.

3. Distribution and Warehousing

Plastic multiflex chains excel in distribution and warehousing environments, where they can be used to convey products and materials efficiently. Their low maintenance features and durability make them ideal for use in high-demand environments.

4. Packaging and Bottling

Plastic multiflex chains are the ideal solution for industries that require packaging and bottling of products. They are gentle on the items being packed or bottled, and can handle different shapes and sizes of products.

5. Material Sorting and Grading

Plastic multiflex chains are used in material sorting and grading applications due to their ability to handle a wide range of products and materials. They can be customized to suit different sorting and grading applications, making them the ideal solution for different industries.

6. Cleanroom Environments

Plastic multiflex chains are used in cleanroom environments where hygiene is critical. The chains are easy to clean and maintain, ensuring a high level of cleanliness in the environment.

How Plastic Multiflex Chains Work

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.

How to Select the Right Plastic Multiflex Chains

  • Load Capacity
  • Application Environment
  • Chain Material
  • Chain Profile and Design
  • Environmental Factors
  • Conveyor System Layout
  • Maintenance and Cleanability
  • Cost Considerations
  • Supplier and Support

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

Sprockets for Plastic Multiflex Chains

We offer sprockets that are perfectly matched to our plastic multiflex chains. Sprockets and chains work together to efficiently transfer power and materials. The design and pitch of the sprockets match the profile of the chain links, ensuring a perfect fit that minimizes wear and tear and prolongs the service life of both the sprockets and chains.

Other Chain Products We Offer

  • Plastic Chain
  • Stainless Steel Chain
  • Agricultural Chains
  • Leaf Chains

About Shaoxing Chaoli Company

Established in 2006, Shaoxing Chaoli Company is a professional transmission component manufacturer. We have multiple advanced production and testing equipment, including CNC gear grinding machines, gear measuring machines, CNC gear shapers, machine centers, CMMS, and torque test systems.

We are dedicated to providing our customers with high-quality transmission components and services. Our products have been certified internationally, and our team offers customized services to meet specific customer needs. We are committed to providing our customers with the best products and services possible, and we pride ourselves on our professionalism and expertise.

Choose Shaoxing Chaoli Company for reliable and high-quality transmission components that meet your specific needs.