Steel detachable chain is one of the oldest designs chains that are still in use today. Since the early 1900s metal detachable chains have been applied in agricultural and industrial applications all over the world. They stemmed from the original cast detachable chain style (patented in 1873) and so are produced to be light-weight, economical, and durable. United states Roller Chain and Sprockets offers a high-quality type of Steel Detachable Chains (SDC) and steel detachable sprockets. We also have attachments and the easy to use metal detachable chain breaker! Our collection of American standard steel detachable chain is manufactured from a special hot-rolled strip steel that’s heat-treated for increased power and a longer wear life. This type of chain is made for moderate loads and speeds, it is extremely easy to repair and install. Something vital that you note when installing and using metal detachable chain is certainly that the shut end of the tab should end up being towards the sprocket. We share both painted and non-painted SDC chains therefore when ordering make sure you specify which series you are looking for.