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Leaf chain inspection

Why measuring wear isn't always the best leaf chain inspection method

The table below provides detailed information on the symptoms of leaf chain wear, the probable causes and the corrective measures that should be taken when regularly doing an equipment inspection. Symptom Appearance Probable cause Correction Worn contour Normal wear on sheaveAbnormal wear rubbing on guides Replace leaf chain when 5% …

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Leaf Chain Standards

Choose a leaf chain for durability and strength

Many countries issue their own standards which normally mirror the two international standards – ISO 4347 or BS29.B. The International ISO standard contains LL & LH (BL) and the American standard contains BL (LH). The key difference in the standards is that the ISO standard contains a minimum fatigue requirement. …

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