Metal detachable chain is one of the oldest designs chains that remain in use today. Since the early 1900s metal detachable chains have been applied in agricultural and industrial applications all over the world. They stemmed from the original cast detachable chain design (patented in 1873) and are produced to be light-weight, economical, and durable. United states Roller Chain and Sprockets offers a high-quality type of Metal Detachable Chains (SDC) and metal detachable sprockets. We likewise have attachments and the easy to use metal detachable chain breaker! Our collection of American standard metal detachable chain is produced from a special hot-rolled strip steel that is heat-treated for increased power and an extended wear life. This type of chain is created for moderate loads and speeds, it is very easy to repair and install. Something vital that you note when installing and using steel detachable chain is definitely that the closed end of the tab should always be detachable chain china towards the sprocket. We stock both painted and non-painted SDC chains so when ordering make sure you specify which series you are looking for.