Stainless Steel Chains. In Which Applications?

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Stainless steel chains may be used in different sectors. In today’s post we’ll find out where we can use them.

Stainelss steel chains. In which sectors are used?

These type of products are perfect in so many applications, particularly those concerning nautical sector. Thanks to their excellent resistance of corrosion and to their durability. In addition to the nautical and naval sectors, stainless steel chains are also used in:

  • Industrial sector
  • Agricultural sector
  • Livestock farming sector
  • Hardware sector
  • Food sector
  • Urban furniture sector

Some example of chains.

One of the most required chian is that Genovese chain on stainless steel (AISI 304 and AISI 316). In fact, this type of chain can be used in boating, in agriculture and for the urban furniture. Even if it is not considered appropriate for lifting and for traction (so it is necessary don’t cross the work load limit). Other type of this items is the calibrated chain that it is suitable for nautical use (DIN 766). Thanks to its higher quality, this chian is suitable for use on anchor windlass. Other chains, instead, are suitable for the boat winch.

Where to use chians?

What are other potential uses of chains? The latter, as mentioned above, are fundamental during mooring service. If in presence of electric winch, however, they must have calibrated jerseys and respond to precise standard measurements. Only in this way can fit the windlass you will have to maneuver the chain itself.

Stainless steel is recommended for nautical sector is:

  • AISI 316 (correspond to marine areas)
  • AISI 304 (correspond to lake areas).


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