1.1 These specifications cover welded carbon steel machine chain and coil chain. Although these chains are not intended for pocket wheel use, they can be used for pocket and sprocket wheel use. This chain shall never be used for overhead lifting applications.
1.2 There are two classes each of machine and coil chain:
1.2.1 Class MS—Machine, straight-link steel chain,
1.2.2 Class MT—Machine, twist-link steel chain,
1.2.3 Class CS—Coil, straight-link chain, and
1.2.4 Class CT—Coil, twist-link steel chain.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units or SI 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.
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
ICS Number Code 21.220.30 (Chain drives and their components)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
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