Plastic Multiflex Chains for high-temperature sterilization processes

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.

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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

Plastic multiflex chains offer a range of benefits that make them ideal for a variety of applications:

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1. Lightweight

Plastic multiflex chains weigh significantly less than their metal counterparts. This makes them easier to handle and reduces the stress on conveyor systems, which can lead to longer chain life and lower maintenance costs.

2. Flexibility

The modular design of plastic multiflex chains provides flexibility in different directions, allowing the chain to follow a variety of conveyor layouts. This feature reduces the need for transfer units and custom-fabricated components, resulting in lower costs and increased efficiency.

3. High Strength

Despite their lightweight construction, plastic multiflex chains are remarkably strong and durable. They can withstand heavy loads and extreme temperatures, making them ideal for high-performance applications.

4. Low Maintenance

Plastic multiflex chains require minimal maintenance, thanks to their self-lubricating properties and resistance to wear and tear. This reduces downtime and increases productivity, resulting in lower costs over the life of the chain.

5. Noise Reduction

Plastic multiflex chains produce less noise than metal chains, making them ideal for applications in noise-sensitive environments.

6. Chemical Resistance

Plastic multiflex chains are resistant to a variety of chemicals, including acids, bases, and solvents. This makes them ideal for use in corrosive environments.

7. Cleanliness and Hygiene

Plastic multiflex chains are easy to clean and disinfect, making them ideal for use in food processing and pharmaceutical industries.

8. Energy Efficiency

Plastic multiflex chains consume less energy than metal chains, thanks to their lightweight construction and low friction.

9. Versatility

Plastic multiflex chains are suitable for a wide range of applications, including:

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  • Conveyor Systems
  • Manufacturing and Assembly Lines
  • Distribution and Warehousing
  • Packaging and Bottling
  • Material Sorting and Grading
  • Cleanroom Environments

How Plastic Multiflex Chains work

Plastic Multiflex Chains operates 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.

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How to select the right Plastic Multiflex Chains

Choosing the right plastic multiflex chain for your application is critical to the performance and longevity of the chain. Consider the following factors:

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  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

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.

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Plastic Multiflex Chains and Sprockets

We also offer sprockets that are specifically designed to work with plastic multiflex chains. Sprockets engage with the tabs on the modules and propel the chain forward. The two components work together to ensure smooth and reliable movement of products or materials along the conveyor path.

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Other Chain Products Offered by Shaoxing Chaoli

In addition to plastic multiflex chains, we offer a range of other chain products, including Plastic Chain, Stainless Steel Chain, Agricultural Chains, Leaf Chains, and more. Whatever your application, we have a chain solution that meets your needs.

About Shaoxing Chaoli

Shaoxing Chaoli was founded in 2006 and is a professional manufacturer of power transmission components. We have a range of advanced production and inspection equipment, including CNC Gear Grinding Machine, Gear Measuring Machine, CNC Gear Shaper, Machine Center, CMMS, Torque Test System, and more. We are committed to providing our customers with high-quality products, customized solutions, and exceptional service.

At Shaoxing Chaoli, we pride ourselves on our professionalism, international certifications, custom services, production equipment, and after-sales service. We welcome customers to contact us for inquiries or custom orders.

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