It was in unison with the mechanisation of the UK coal mining industry that JOHN KING CHAINS was first established.initially the Company produced cast pit tub plain bearings .This established them in an industry they have worked in every since. Today JOHN KING CHAINS produce and supply a range of chains for various mining applications For both fixed and mobile equipment for both underground and surface equipment .
Shuttle cars use drag bars as part of the process of efficiently removing cut material from the mine face enhancing performance of continuous equipment.
Feeder breakers are primary crushers with pick mounted rolls combined with a chain conveyor.
Road headers or dint headers are mining machines supporting face development. Within this type of equipment various types of chains are employed that can be sourced from JOHN KING CHAINS.
They are also able to offer Cardan or bi-planer chain a multidirectional series employed in continuos mining machinery.
The round link style chain with flight shackles is a proven standard for coal and other mineral transport according to DIN 22252. JOHN KING CHAINS have various options for flight fixing and chain connection.