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ANSI 40 Roller Chain

40 roller chain is not only one of the most commonly used ANSI chains in the world, but it is also highly versatile! This 1/2" pitch chain conforms to ANSI B29.1 standards dimensionally and is petite enough to operate in space-restrictive circumstances while being strong enough to drive in demanding ones. Our selection of 40 chains supersedes other roller chain suppliers in quality selection, specialty, attachment, and problem-solving solutions. See more below for 40 chain quality levels, bulk buying, problem-solving 40 roller chains, and a slew of helpful information like dimensions, maintenance, and more!

Common 40 Roller Chain Options

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General Duty Plus 40 Chain - 10ft Box

General 40 Chain

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Price=$79.99/ box

General duty plus 40 roller chains are great for almost every application. These 40 chains are made from high-quality carbon steel components and feature heat-treated and shot-peened components.

Bulk Offer

50ft and 100ft 40 Chains Reels

Bulk 40 Chain

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For bulk reels we stock 50ft and 100ft reels of 40 roller chain, this includes coated and nickel plated versions of 40 chains! Select the "More Info" button above for more information.

Best in Class

Premier Series 40 Chain - 10ft Box

Premium 40 Chain

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Price=$89.99/ box

Sitting at the top of the roller chain food chain is our Premier Series; these 40 chains are made with the highest quality materials and high precision components and feature solid bushings and rollers!

40 Roller Chain Dimensions

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Part # Pitch (P) Roller Width (W) Roller Diameter (D) Overall Width (A) Plate Height (H) Plate Thickness (T) Pin Dia. (E) Weight (LBS/ Ft.) Premier Series 40 Chain General Duty Plus 40 Chain
40 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.830" 0.470" 0.060" 0.156" 0.40 LBS Info Info

40 Roller Chain Solutions

We supply a range of solution-based 40 chain for special circumstances, see some of our 40 chain solutions below.

The below options of 40 chain answer some of the most common headaches clients experience within the broad spectrum of 40 chain applications. We have solutions for lubrication, corrosion, food-grade, and temperature! If you don't see a 40 chain solution to your problem below, please contact us!

Coated Premium 40 Chain - 10ft Box

coated 40 chain

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Price=$124.99/ box

We take our premium 40 roller chain and strategically bake on a unique anti-corrosive coating for superior corrosion resistance. Coated chains out-last standard nickel-plated chains and can be used in a wide array of corrosive and abrasive applications without rusting, or reducing tensile loads, we also supply this option in our Premier Series.

Nickel Plated General Duty Plus 40 Chain - 10ft Box

Nickel Plated 40 Chain

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Price=$49.99/ box

Nickel-plated 40 roller chains provide a good degree of anti-corrosive solution and are more economical than a coated chain. Our specific plating processes eliminate the risk of cracks in the plating to ensure you get the best anti-corrosive wear life; we also supply this option in our Premier Series!

Stainless General Duty Plus 40 Chain - 10ft Box

Stainless Steel 40 Chain

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Price=$254.99/ box

Constructed from high-quality 304-grade stainless steel, this variant of 40 chain provides the highest level of corrosion and chemical resistance! Additionally it can be used in food-grade, medical, or scientific environments. Stainless 40 chain is also available in our premium line.

Premier Self Lubricating (DHA) 40 Chain - 10ft Box

Self Lubricating 40 Chain

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We supply a self-lubricating 40 roller chain in our top-of-the-line premier series to solve this task for applications where re-lubricating is impossible or difficult. This variation is also useful when the chain needs to operate dry.

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General Duty Plus Quality #40 Roller Chain General Duty Plus #40 Roller Chain - 10ft Box

ANSI Roller Chain

Our Price: $49.99
#40-2 Double Strand Riveted Roller Chain General Duty Plus #40-2 Double Strand Roller Chain - 10ft Box

#40-2 Double Strand Riveted Roller Chain

Our Price: $89.99
Premium 40 Roller Chain Premium #40 Roller Chain - 10ft Box | Premier Series Chain

Premium 40 Roller Chain

Our Price: $89.99
Premium 40-2 Roller Chain Premium #40-2 Roller Chain - 10ft Box | Premier Series Chain

Premium 40-2 Roller Chain

Our Price: $199.99
Premium 40-3 Roller Chain Premium #40-3 Roller Chain - 10ft Box | Premier Series Chain

Premium 40-3 Roller Chain

Our Price: $312.99
Premium 40-4 Roller Chain Premium #40-4 Roller Chain - 10ft Box | Premier Series Chain

Premium 40-4 Roller Chain

Our Price: $599.99
#40 General Duty Stainless Steel Roller Chain - 10ft Box General Duty Plus #40SS Stainless Steel Roller Chain - 10ft Box

Stainless Steel Roller Chain

Our Price: $254.99
40-2 Stainless Steel Roller Chain ANSI Premium 40-2 Stainless Steel Roller Chain - 10ft Box

40-2 Stainless Steel Roller Chain

Our Price: $399.99
Premium Quality #40 Stainless Steel Hollow Pin Roller Chain Premier Series #40 Stainless Steel Hollow Pin Roller Chain - 10ft Box

Premium Stainless Steel Roller Chain

Our Price: $339.99
40-stainless-steel-roller-chain Premium 40 Stainless Steel Roller Chain 10ft Box

40 Stainless Steel Roller Chain

Our Price: $199.99
40 316-Grade Stainless Steel Chain Premium #40 316-Grade Stainless Steel Roller Chain - 10ft Box

40 316-Grade Stainless Steel Chain

Our Price: $399.99
40-side-bow-roller-chain Premium 40 Side Bow Roller Chain 10ft Box

40 Side Bow Roller Chain

Our Price: $199.99
40-o-ring-roller-chain Premium 40 O-Ring Roller Chain | 40 O-Ring Chain - 10FT

Premium 40 O-Ring Roller Chain

Our Price: $259.99
   
 
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40 Roller Chain Accessories

Whether you're looking to pair your chain with a sprocket, lubricate it, or find a tool like a breaker or a chain puller, we also stock a full line of 40 roller chain accessories!

40 Chain Sprockets

40 Chain Sprockets

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We stock a complete selection of 40 chain sprockets ranging from A-Plate, B-Hub, QD-Bushed, and Taper Bushed configurations. Additionally, we supply custom-made 40 roller chain sprockets upon request!

40 Chain Breaker

40 Chain Breaker

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Price=$99.99/ ea

Our premium chain breaker is manufactured from high-strength tool-grade steel and breaks ANSI 40 roller chain with ease. We also offer a bench-mount breaker for all-day, every-day, chain-breaking action!

40 Chain Puller

40 Chain Puller

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Price=$154.99/ ea

Made from high-grade steel alloys with superior construction, the 40 chain puller provides ample pull strength on two ends of your chain for any task relating to installing or uninstalling your chain.

Roller Chain Lubricants

40 Chain Lube

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Consistently lubricating any chain is essential for improving performance and wear life. This is especially true for smaller pitch chains, such as the 40 chain, which has a 1/2" pitch. Discover our lineup of lubricants that will improve your chain's life and performance!

40 Chain Applications

40 roller chain applications range greatly across many industries and have become a staple chain size in most circumstances. At 0.830" overall with a pitch measurement 0.500", 40 roller chains offer exceptional versatility and smooth operation. Each component of our size 40 chain has been expertly and precisely manufactured for optimal performance. Something to remember with applications is that the standard carbon 40 chain is designed to operate at temperatures ranging from 15°F to 140°F. For anything outside that range, contact us for a solution.

Common Applications for 40 Roller Chain Include:
  • Agricultural applications, such as implement planters, drives, bailers, and gatherers.
  • Plant machinery, such as small drives, conveyors, and hoist mechanisms
  • Gate operators, hanger doors, and overhead doors.
  • Electric transmission, such as line management, transformers, and solar drives
  • Robotics, pharmaceutical conveyors, scientific equipment
  • Packaging, food processing, and mailer equipment
  • Cotton gins and grain applications
  • Drive and conveying applications.

Helpful Info For 40 Chain

40 Chain PDF Drawing

40 chain drawing

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For detailed dimensions on 40 chain, check out the PDF drawing!

40 Chain Maintenance

40 Chain Maintenance

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We go over general roller chain maintenance and best practices for your 40 roller chain so you get the most life out of the chain with optimal performance.

How to Break 40 Chain

How to Break 40 Chain

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Breaking your chain the proper way can ensure that you don't degrade the load capabilities or cause the need for a re-break. This selection goes through how to use our premium hand-held roller chain breaker for the best results!