Plastic Multiflex Chains for reliable pharmaceutical packaging

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.

Multiflex Chain

Advantages of Plastic Multiflex Chains

1. Lightweight

Plastic multiflex chains are lightweight, making them ideal for applications where weight reduction is important.

2. Flexibility

These chains offer exceptional flexibility, allowing them to navigate around corners and curves effortlessly.

3. High Strength

Despite their lightweight construction, plastic multiflex chains are incredibly strong and can withstand heavy loads.

4. Low Maintenance

These chains require minimal maintenance, resulting in reduced downtime and cost savings.

5. Noise Reduction

Plastic multiflex chains operate quietly, contributing to a more peaceful and productive working environment.

6. Chemical Resistance

These chains are resistant to various chemicals, making them suitable for pharmaceutical packaging applications.

7. Cleanliness and Hygiene

Plastic multiflex chains can be easily cleaned and sanitized, meeting the stringent hygiene requirements of the pharmaceutical industry.

8. Energy Efficiency

Due to their low friction design, these chains minimize energy consumption, resulting in cost savings and environmental benefits.

9. Versatility

Plastic multiflex chains can be customized to suit a wide range of applications and conveyor systems.

Multiflex Chain Application

Applications of Plastic Multiflex Chains

1. Conveyor Systems

Plastic multiflex chains are widely used in conveyor systems to transport products and materials efficiently.

2. Manufacturing and Assembly Lines

These chains are crucial in manufacturing and assembly lines for seamless product flow and assembly processes.

3. Distribution and Warehousing

Plastic multiflex chains play a vital role in distribution and warehousing operations, ensuring smooth material handling and storage.

4. Packaging and Bottling

These chains are commonly used in packaging and bottling industries to facilitate the movement of products during the packaging process.

5. Material Sorting and Grading

Plastic multiflex chains are employed in material sorting and grading systems for accurate and efficient sorting of various materials.

6. Cleanroom Environments

These chains are suitable for cleanroom environments, where cleanliness and hygiene are of utmost importance.

Multiflex Chains Application

Working Principle of Plastic Multiflex Chains

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.

Multiflex Chain Maintenance

How to Select the Right Plastic Multiflex Chains

1. Load Capacity

Consider the maximum load that the chain needs to handle to ensure optimal performance and safety.

2. Application Environment

Evaluate the environmental conditions, such as temperature, humidity, and exposure to chemicals, to choose a chain that can withstand the specific environment.

3. Chain Material

Select the appropriate plastic material for the chain based on its compatibility with the conveyed products and the required properties, such as strength and chemical resistance.

4. Chain Profile and Design

Choose the chain profile and design that best suits the conveyor system layout and the specific requirements of the application.

5. Environmental Factors

Consider factors such as noise levels, energy efficiency, and sustainability to select a chain that aligns with your environmental goals.

6. Conveyor System Layout

Analyze the conveyor system layout and configuration to ensure proper chain selection and compatibility.

7. Maintenance and Cleanability

Evaluate the ease of maintenance and cleanability of the chain to minimize downtime and optimize performance.

8. Cost Considerations

Take into account the initial cost, maintenance cost, and overall cost-effectiveness of the chain to make an informed decision.

9. Supplier and Support

Choose a reliable supplier who can provide technical support, customization options, and timely assistance.

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Installation and Maintenance


1. Preparatory Steps: Ensure all necessary tools and equipment are ready for installation.

2. Chain Assembly: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for assembling the plastic multiflex chain.

3. Sprocket Installation: Properly position and secure the sprockets on the drive and idle shafts.

4. Tracking Adjustment: Adjust the chain’s tracking to ensure it stays aligned and centered on the conveyor system.


1. Regular Cleaning: Clean the chain regularly to remove dirt, debris, and any contaminants that may affect its performance.

2. Inspection: Regularly inspect the chain for signs of wear, damage, or misalignment.

3. Lubrication: Apply lubrication to the chain as per manufacturer recommendations to reduce friction and maximize its lifespan.

4. Repair and Replacement: Replace any worn or damaged components promptly to maintain optimal performance and prevent breakdowns.

5. Training and Documentation: Provide proper training to maintenance personnel and keep detailed documentation of maintenance activities for reference.

Multiflex Chain Installation and Maintenance

Sprockets for Plastic Multiflex Chains

Our company also offers a range of sprockets designed to work seamlessly with plastic multiflex chains. Sprockets play a crucial role in the functioning of these chains by engaging with the tabs on the modules and ensuring smooth movement along the conveyor system. The right selection of sprockets is essential to maintain the performance and longevity of plastic multiflex chains.


Other Chain Products Offered

In addition to plastic multiflex chains, we also provide various other chain products to cater to different industry needs. Our range includes plastic chains, stainless steel chains, agricultural chains, leaf chains, and more.

About Shaoxing Chaoli

Established in 2006, Shaoxing Chaoli is a leading company specializing in transmission parts. We boast advanced production and inspection equipment, including CNC gear grinding machines, gear measuring machines, CNC gear shapers, machine centers, CMMS, and torque test systems.

With our focus on professionalism, international certifications, customized services, state-of-the-art production equipment, and excellent after-sales service, Shaoxing Chaoli is dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of our customers.

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