Steel detachable chain is among the oldest styles chains that are still in use today. Because the early 1900s metal detachable chains have been applied in agricultural and industrial applications around the world. They stemmed from the initial cast detachable chain design (patented in 1873) and so are produced to be light-weight, economical, and durable. United states Roller Chain and Sprockets offers a high-quality line of Metal Detachable Chains (SDC) and steel detachable sprockets. We likewise have attachments and the easy to use metal detachable chain breaker! Our collection of American standard steel detachable chain is produced from a special hot-rolled strip steel that’s heat-treated for increased power and a longer wear life. This type of chain is created for moderate loads and speeds, it is extremely easy to restoration and install. Something important to note when installing and using steel detachable chain is certainly that the shut end of the tab should end up being towards the sprocket. We stock both painted and non-painted SDC chains so when ordering please specify which series you are interested in.