Plastic Multiflex Chains for Horizontal Transfer – A Versatile and Effective Solution

Plastic Multiflex Chains for Horizontal Transfer – A Versatile and Effective Solution

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

  • 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 for horizontal transfer of products and materials. The chains provide flexibility and strength, enabling efficient movement of the products along the conveyor path.

2. Manufacturing and Assembly Lines

Plastic Multiflex Chains are also used in manufacturing and assembly lines for the transportation of components and finished products. The chains can be customized to suit specific layout requirements and can handle heavy loads with ease.

3. Distribution and Warehousing

Plastic Multiflex Chains are ideal for use in distribution and warehousing environments, where products and materials need to be moved quickly and efficiently. The chains can handle a wide range of products, from small items to large, heavy loads.

4. Packaging and Bottling

Plastic Multiflex Chains are widely used in the packaging and bottling industries for the conveyance of bottles, cans, and other containers. The chains offer excellent grip and can handle high speeds, making them ideal for use in high-volume production lines.

5. Material Sorting and Grading

Plastic Multiflex Chains are used in material sorting and grading applications, where products and materials need to be separated and sorted according to size, shape, or other criteria. The chains can be customized to suit specific requirements, making them ideal for use in a wide range of applications.

6. Cleanroom Environments

Plastic Multiflex Chains are widely used in cleanroom environments, where cleanliness and hygiene are of utmost importance. The chains are easy to clean and maintain, and can be customized to suit specific cleanroom requirements.

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

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

Our company provides sprockets that are specially designed to work with Plastic Multiflex Chains. Sprockets play a crucial role in the smooth operation of the chain, as they engage with the tabs on the modules and propel the chain forward. Choosing the right sprockets is important to ensure efficient and reliable performance of the chain. Our sprockets are made from high-quality materials and are designed to provide maximum performance and durability.

Other Chain Products Offered by Our Company

Our company also offers a range of other chain products, including Plastic Chain, Stainless Steel Chain, Agricultural Chains, Leaf Chains, and more. These chains are designed to provide efficient and reliable performance in a wide range of applications, and can be customized to suit specific requirements.

About Shaoxing Chaoli Company

Shaoxing Chaoli Company was established in 2006 and is a professional manufacturer of transmission products. 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. We are committed to providing our customers with high-quality products and services, including international certification, customized solutions, and professional after-sales support. We welcome all customers to contact us for inquiries or to place custom orders.