John King Chains

4. Chain loading

This is the total weight of the product/material to be carried on/in the conveyor – This to be defined as M.

The additional consideration of chain weight including attachments and conveying elements, including slats, pans, buckets cross bars and fixings. This to be defined as C.

It is essential that the load distribution is considered since the calculation factors for varying material delivery will be different to those where a uniform load applies.