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Premier Series Premium Roller Chains

Premier Series roller chains are a top-of-the-line tier-one class of premium roller chains. Offering overzealous roller chain performance, strength specifications, and features that are only found among the best quality roller chains in the world. Utilizing top-end advanced engineering and premium steel alloys these chains are designed and made to last in even the most rugged of applications. We stock a full lineup of ANSI and ISO British Standard sizes of premier roller chains.

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Premium Roller Chain Features

separating its-self from the rest and exemplifying features that truly stand out is the name of the game with our selection of Premier Series premium roller chains. The below features displays and dives into the technical through mechanical reasoning as to why these chains are becoming an industry favorite.
Solid Rollers
The first "wear part" of a roller chain is typically the roller due to its direct contact and connection with the sprockets.
If a roller is split it will lose its cylindrical form and "dig" into the sprocket tooth root creating immersive wear on the
sprocket as well as the bushings of the roller chain. A solid roller will ensure you get the maximum roller life and no
deforming until it is time for the chain to be replaced. The Premier Series utilizes a special cold-forged roller that has
been heat-treated and shot-peened for superb strength performance and decreased wear.
Solid and Seamless Bushings
Bushings are held within the rollers of a chain, these bushings constantly are in contact with the pins and the inside diameter
of the roller. If a bushing is split like it is in most roller chains on the market it creates internal wear and friction on the pin and
roller, especially as it deforms over time. Using a solid/ seamless bushing brings the internal friction and wear on the chain
parts to an absolute minimum. It's also imperative to implement proper lubrication to further decrease internal friction, heat,
and wear within the chain.
Heat-Treated Hardened Pins
The pins of a roller chain are essentially the "backbone" of the chain and put up with a high amount of the shock-load.
The pins in Premier Series chains are precision heat-treated to evenly displace this shock load and are accurately riveted
in a way that eliminates pin roll or shift. Shot peening and hardening processes are also done to increase the working
capacity of the pins while also drastically improving fatigue resistance.
Shot Peened Blasted Components
Taking each component through a rigorous shot-peening ensures strength, fatigue resistance, and will alleviate stress concentrations that
can result in breakage or micro-cracking.
Wide-Waste Link Plates
The side plates play two important roles in the roller chain. They hold everything together as well as put up with
a good portion of the shock-load. Utilizing the additional material creates a plate that is far more capable of bearing
higher loads and shock factors and simply lasts longer. The premier series chainplates have also been heat-treated
and shot-peened for added fatigue resistance and durability.
Pre-Stretching
The final step in assembly prior to lubrication is pre-stretching and stressing the chain. This process virtually eliminates the initial
chain install stretch and ensures that all components are properly and optimally aligned.

Premium Roller Chain Sizes

The below charts show the standard sizes and technical data on the Premier Series roller chains, we also supply custom made roller chains and problem solver chains.

ANSI Single Strand Premium Roller Chains


Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LR) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
25 1,050 140 0.250" 0.125" 0.125" 0.091" 0.36" 0.46" 0.24" 0.030" 0.09
35 2,430 560 0.375" 0.200" 0.188" 0.141" 0.52" 0.64" 0.35" 0.050" 0.23
41 2,600 500 0.500" 0.306" 0.250" 0.141" 0.59" 0.72" 0.39" 0.050" 0.30
40 4,300 940 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.156" 0.70" 0.83" 0.47" 0.060" 0.40
50 7,200 1,625 0.625" 0.400" 0.375" 0.200" 0.86" 1.01" 0.59" 0.080" 0.66
60 10,000 2,470 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 1.06" 1.23" 0.71 0.094" 0.98
80 17,650 4,295 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 1.34" 1.54" 0.94" 0.125" 1.8
100 26,500 6,610 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 1.62" 1.85" 1.18" 0.156" 2.62
120 39,000 8,800 1.500" 0.875" 1.000" 0.437" 2.03" 2.30" 1.41" 0.187" 3.86
140 48,600 11,750 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 2.19" 2.49" 1.61" 0.219" 4.97
160 63,000 15,500 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 2.60" 2.94" 1.88" 0.250" 6.8
180 81,500 17,750 2.250" 1.406" 1.406" 0.687" 2.91" 3.28" 2.11" 0.281" 8.98
200 105,000 20,900 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 3.16" 3.56" 2.36" 0.312" 11.4
240 152,200 29,000 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 3.86" 4.33" 2.85" 0.375" 15.9

ANSI Double Strand Premium Roller Chains


Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LR) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
25-2 2,100 240 0.250" 0.125" 0.125" 0.091" 0.61" 0.71" 0.24" 0.030" 0.18
35-2 4,860 840 0.375" 0.200" 0.188" 0.141" 0.91" 1.04" 0.35" 0.050" 0.42
40-2 8,600 1,400 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.156" 1.27" 1.40" 0.47" 0.060" 0.82
50-2 14,400 2,430 0.625" 0.400" 0.375" 0.200" 1.57" 1.72" 0.59" 0.080" 1.34
60-2 19,800 3,370 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 1.95" 2.12" 0.71 0.094" 1.98
80-2 35,300 5,630 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 2.49" 2.69" 0.94" 0.125" 3.5
100-2 53,000 8,650 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 3.03" 3.26" 1.18" 0.156" 5.2
120-2 78,000 11,620 1.500" 0.875" 1.000" 0.437" 3.82" 4.09" 1.41" 0.187" 7.9
140-2 97,200 15,400 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 4.11" 4.41" 1.61" 0.219" 10.2
160-2 126,000 20,250 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 4.90" 5.24" 1.88" 0.250" 13.5
180-2 163,000 23,300 2.250" 1.406" 1.406" 0.687" 5.50" 5.87" 2.11" 0.281" 17.9
200-2 20,000 27,430 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 5.98" 6.38" 2.36" 0.312" 22.6
240-2 304,400 37,900 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 7.31" 7.78" 2.85" 0.375" 31.6

ANSI Triple Strand Premium Roller Chains


Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LR) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
25-3 3,150 320 0.250" 0.125" 0.125" 0.091" 0.86" .096" 0.24" 0.030" 0.23
35-3 7,280 1,230 0.375" 0.200" 0.188" 0.141" 1.32" 1.44" 0.35" 0.050" 0.62
40-3 12,900 2,050 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.156" 1.83" 1.96" 0.47" 0.060" 1.24
50-3 21,600 3,580 0.625" 0.400" 0.375" 0.200" 2.29" 2.44" 0.59" 0.080" 2.06
60-3 29,700 4,950 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 2.85" 3.02" 0.71 0.094" 2.97
80-3 53,060 8,280 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 3.65" 3.85" 0.94" 0.125" 5.3
100-3 79,500 12,730 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 4.44" 4.67" 1.18" 0.156" 7.9
120-3 117,000 17,080 1.500" 0.875" 1.000" 0.437" 5.61" 5.88" 1.41" 0.187" 11.8
140-3 145,800 22,700 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 6.04" 6.34" 1.61" 0.219" 14.9
160-3 189,000 29,900 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 7.21" 7.55" 1.88" 0.250" 20.2
180-3 244,500 34,400 2.250" 1.406" 1.406" 0.687" 8.09" 8.46" 2.11" 0.281" 25.7
200-3 315,000 40,240 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 8.80" 9.20" 2.36" 0.312" 33.9
240-3 456,600 55,700 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 10.77" 11.24" 2.85" 0.375" 47.3

ANSI Four Strand Premium Roller Chains


Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LR) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
40-4 17,200 2,700 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.156" 2.36" 2.39" 0.47" 0.060" 1.65
50-4 28,000 4,720 0.625" 0.400" 0.375" 0.200" 2.96" 3.00" 0.59" 0.080" 2.66
60-4 39,600 6,530 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 3.72" 3.76" 0.71 0.094" 3.97
80-4 70,590 10,900 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 4.74" 4.94" 0.94" 0.125" 6.87
100-4 106,600 16,800 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 5.80" 5.94" 1.18" 0.156" 10.3
120-4 156,000 22,550 1.500" 0.875" 1.000" 0.437" 7.33" 7.48" 1.41" 0.187" 15.4
140-4 194,400 29,900 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 7.92" 8.09" 1.61" 0.219" 19.6
160-4 252,000 39,300 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 9.46" 9.63" 1.88" 0.250" 26.0
200-4 420,000 53,100 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 11.55" 11.91" 2.36" 0.312" 45.2
240-4 608,800 72,840 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 14.17" 14.46" 2.85" 0.375" 63.1

ANSI Five Strand Premium Roller Chains


Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LR) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
40-5 21,500 3,200 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.156" 2.94" 2.98" 0.47" 0.060" 2.11
50-5 36,000 5,580 0.625" 0.400" 0.375" 0.200" 3.68" 3.71" 0.59" 0.080" 3.37
60-5 49,500 7,720 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 4.61" 4.65" 0.71 0.094" 4.97
80-5 88,350 12,900 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 5.90" 6.10" 0.94" 0.125" 8.60
100-5 132,500 19,850 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 7.20" 7.35" 1.18" 0.156" 12.90
120-5 195,000 26,750 1.500" 0.875" 1.000" 0.437" 9.11" 9.27" 1.41" 0.187" 19.2
140-5 243,000 35,400 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 9.85" 10.02" 1.61" 0.219" 24.4
160-5 315,000 46,500 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 11.76" 11.94" 1.88" 0.250" 32.5
200-5 525,000 62,750 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 14.39" 14.72" 2.36" 0.312" 56.4

ANSI Six Strand Premium Roller Chains


Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LR) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
40-6 25,800 3,770 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.156" 3.5" 3.54" 0.47" 0.060" 2.22
50-6 43,200 6,580 0.625" 0.400" 0.375" 0.200" 4.39" 4.43" 0.59" 0.080" 4.03
60-6 59,400 9,100 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 5.51" 5.55" 0.71 0.094" 5.97
80-6 105,898 15,200 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 7.05" 7.25" 0.94" 0.125" 10.3
100-6 159,000 23,400 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 8.61" 8.76" 1.18" 0.156" 15.5
120-6 234,000 31,470 1.500" 0.875" 1.000" 0.437" 10.90" 11.06" 1.41" 0.187" 23.0
140-6 291,600 41,580 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 11.77" 11.94" 1.61" 0.219" 29.3
160-6 378,000 54,800 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 14.07" 14.24" 1.88" 0.250" 38.9

ANSI Cottered Premium Roller Chains


Cottered roller chain is manufactured utilizing cotter keys instead of rivets for keeping the chain assembled. The benefit of this is that it is easier to disassemble the chain for making repairs or edits.

Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
60C 10,000 2,470 0.750"000 0.469"000 0.500"000 0.234"000 1.23"000 0.71"000 0.094"000 0.98
60-2C 19,800 3,370 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 2.12" 0.71" 0.094" 1.98
60-3C 29,700 4,950 0.750" 0.469"
0.500" 0.234" 3.02" 0.71" 0.094" 2.97
60-4C 39,600 6,530 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 3.76" 0.71" 0.094" 3.97
60-5C 49,500 7,720 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 4.65" 0.71" 0.094" 4.97
60-6C 59,400 9,100 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 5.55" 0.71" 0.094" 5.97
80C 17,650 4,295 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 1.54" 0.94" 0.125" 1.8
80-2C 35,300 5,630 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 2.69" 0.94" 0.125" 3.5
80-3C 53,060 8,280 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 3.85" 0.94" 0.125" 5.3
80-4C 70,590 10,900 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 4.94" 0.94" 0.125" 6.87
80-5C 88,350 12,900 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 6.10" 0.94" 0.125" 8.6
80-6C 105,898 15,200 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 7.25" 0.94" 0.125" 10.3
100C 26,500 6,610 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 1.85" 1.18" 0.156" 2.62
100-2C 53,000 8,650 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 3.26" 1.18" 0.156" 5.2
100-3C 79,500 12,730 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 4.67" 1.18" 0.156" 7.9
100-4C 106,600 16,800 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 5.94" 1.18" 0.156" 10.3
100-5C 132,500 19,850 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 7.35" 1.18" 0.156" 12.9
100-6C 159,000 23,4000 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 8.76" 1.18" 0.156" 15.5
120C 39,000 8,800 1.500" 0.875" 1.00" 0.437" 2.30" 1.41" 0.187" 3.86
120-2C 78,000 11,620 1.500" 0.875" 1.00" 0.437" 4.09" 1.41" 0.187" 7.9
120-3C 117,000 17,080 1.500" 0.875" 1.00" 0.437" 5.68" 1.41" 0.187" 11.8
120-4C 156,000 22,550 1.500" 0.875" 1.00" 0.437" 7.48" 1.41" 0.187" 15.4
120-5C 195,000 26,750 1.500" 0.875" 1.00" 0.437" 9.27" 1.41" 0.187" 19.2
120-6C 234,000 31,470 1.500" 0.875" 1.00" 0.437" 11.06" 1.41" 0.187" 23.0
140C 48,600 11,750 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 2.49" 1.61" 0.219" 4.97
140-2C 97,200 15,400 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 4.41" 1.61" 0.219" 10.2
140-3C 145,800 22,700 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 6.34" 1.61" 0.219" 14.9
140-4C 194,400 29,900 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 8.09" 1.61" 0.219" 19.6
140-5C 243,000 35,400 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 10.02" 1.61" 0.219" 24.4
140-6C 291,600 41,580 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 11.94" 1.61" 0.219" 29.3
160C 63,000 15,500 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 2.94" 1.88" 0.250" 6.8
160-2C 126,000 20,250 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 5.24" 1.88" 0.250" 13.5
160-3C 189,000 29,900 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 7.55" 1.88" 0.250" 20.2
160-4C 252,000 39,300 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 9.63" 1.88" 0.250" 26.0
160-5C 315,000 46,500 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 11.94" 1.88" 0.250" 32.5
160-6C 378,000 54,800 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 14.24" 1.88" 0.250" 38.9
180C 81,500 17,750 2.250" 1.406" 1.406" 0.687" 3.28" 2.11" 0.281" 8.98
180-2C 163,000 23,300 2.250" 1.406" 1.406" 0.687" 5.87" 2.11" 0.281" 17.9
180-3C 244,500 34,400 2.250" 1.406" 1.406" 0.687" 8.46" 2.11" 0.281" 25.7
200C 105,500 20,900 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 3.56" 2.36" 0.312" 11.4
200-2C 210,000 27,430 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 6.38" 2.36" 0.312" 22.6
200-3C 315,000 40,240 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 9.20" 2.36" 0.312" 33.9
200-4C 420,000 53,100 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 11.91" 2.36" 0.312" 45.2
200-5C 525,000 62,750 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 14.72" 2.36" 0.312" 56.4
240C 152,200 29,000 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 4.33" 2.85" 0.375" 15.9
240-2C 304,400 37,900 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 7.78" 2.85" 0.375" 31.6
240-3C 456,600 55,700 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 11.24" 2.85" 0.375" 47.3
240-4C 608,800 72,840 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 14.46" 2.85" 0.375" 63.1
ANSI Heavy Premium Roller Chains


Chain Size Tensile Strength (LBS) Working Load (LBS) Pitch (P) (D1) (B1) (D2) (LR) (LC) (H2) (T) Weight (LBS)
25 1,050 140 0.250" 0.125" 0.125" 0.091" 0.36" 0.46" 0.24" 0.030" 0.09
35 2,430 560 0.375" 0.200" 0.188" 0.141" 0.52" 0.64" 0.35" 0.050" 0.23
41 2,600 500 0.500" 0.306" 0.250" 0.141" 0.59" 0.72" 0.39" 0.050" 0.30
40 4,300 940 0.500" 0.312" 0.312" 0.156" 0.70" 0.83" 0.47" 0.060" 0.40
50 7,200 1,625 0.625" 0.400" 0.375" 0.200" 0.86" 1.01" 0.59" 0.080" 0.66
60 10,000 2,470 0.750" 0.469" 0.500" 0.234" 1.06" 1.23" 0.71 0.094" 0.98
80 17,650 4,295 1.000" 0.625" 0.625" 0.312" 1.34" 1.54" 0.94" 0.125" 1.8
100 26,500 6,610 1.250" 0.750" 0.750" 0.375" 1.62" 1.85" 1.18" 0.156" 2.62
120 39,000 8,800 1.500" 0.875" 1.000" 0.437" 2.03" 2.30" 1.41" 0.187" 3.86
140 48,600 11,750 1.750" 1.000" 1.000" 0.500" 2.19" 2.49" 1.61" 0.219" 4.97
160 63,000 15,500 2.000" 1.125" 1.250" 0.562" 2.60" 2.94" 1.88" 0.250" 6.8
180 81,500 17,750 2.250" 1.406" 1.406" 0.687" 2.91" 3.28" 2.11" 0.281" 8.98
200 105,000 20,900 2.500" 1.562" 1.500" 0.781" 3.16" 3.56" 2.36" 0.312" 11.4
240 152,200 29,000 3.000" 1.875" 1.875" 0.937" 3.86" 4.33" 2.85" 0.375" 15.9



ANSI Heavy Cottered Premium Roller Chains