Plastic Multiflex Chains for High Load Capacity Conveyor Belts

Multiflex Chain

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.

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

Multiflex Chain Application

1. Conveyor Systems

Plastic multiflex chains are widely used in conveyor systems due to their flexibility and versatility. They can be customized to fit a variety of conveyor layouts and are ideal for conveying products and materials of different shapes and sizes.

2. Manufacturing and Assembly Lines

Manufacturing and assembly lines often require conveyor systems to transfer products between workstations. Plastic multiflex chains are an ideal solution for these applications due to their low maintenance, flexibility, and high strength.

3. Distribution and Warehousing

Plastic multiflex chains are often used in distribution and warehousing applications to move products and materials between locations. Their versatility and low maintenance make them an effective solution for these environments.

4. Packaging and Bottling

Plastic multiflex chains are used in packaging and bottling applications to transport products between machines. They offer a smooth and reliable transfer of products and materials, reducing the risk of damage or disruption to the manufacturing process.

5. Material Sorting and Grading

Plastic multiflex chains are well-suited for material sorting and grading applications due to their ability to transport materials of different sizes and shapes. They can also be customized to fit specific layouts and requirements.

6. Cleanroom Environments

Plastic multiflex chains are commonly used in cleanroom environments due to their cleanliness and low maintenance. They are highly resistant to chemicals and can withstand frequent cleanings without degradation.

Multiflex Chain Maintenance

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

  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

Multiflex Chain Advantages

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

Multiflex Chain

Sprockets for Plastic Multiflex Chains

Our company provides sprockets that are designed to work with plastic multiflex chains. Sprockets are an important component of the chain system, as they engage with the tabs on the modules and propel the chain forward. Choosing the right sprockets is critical to ensuring the smooth operation of the chain system.

Sprockets for Plastic Multiflex Chains

Other Chain Products Offered by Our Company

In addition to plastic multiflex chains, our company also offers a variety of other chain products, including plastic chain, stainless steel chain, agricultural chains, and leaf chains. These products are designed to meet the diverse needs of our customers and provide reliable performance in a range of applications.

About Shaoxing Chaoli Company

Shaoxing Chaoli Company was established in 2006 and is a professional manufacturer of power transmission products. 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.

Our company is dedicated to providing our customers with high-quality products and customized services. We are certified by international quality management systems and have a strong commitment to continuous improvement. We also offer comprehensive after-sales support, including training and documentation, to ensure the long-term success of our customers.

Shaoxing Chaoli Company welcomes all customers to inquire about our products or to request custom solutions. We look forward to working with you!

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