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1.1 This specification covers weldless chain suitable for applications where a light and flexible chain is required. The material may be steel, brass, or bronze.
1.2 Seven classes of chain are covered:
1.2.1 Class SL—Single-loop chain.
1.2.2 Class DL—Double-loop chain.
1.2.3 Class SH—Sash chain.
1.2.4 Class SF—Plumbers' (safety) chain.
1.2.5 Class SJ—Single-jack chain.
1.2.6 Class DJ—Double-jack chain.
1.2.7 Class RG—Register chain.
1.3 The values stated in either SI units or in other units shall be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other, without combining values in any way.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for
A366/A366M Specification for Commercial Steel (CS) Sheet, Carbon, (0.15 Maximum Percent) Cold-Rolled
A569/A569M Specification for Steel, Carbon (0.15 Maximum, Percent), Hot-Rolled Sheet and Strip Commercial
B248 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)