Industrial Drives: Chain Drives

Industrial Drives: Chain Drives is part two of the Industrial Drives six-part training series.

The course presents the fundamentals of chain drive systems, including basic chain drive safety, major types of chains, chain tension, and chain drive equipment. Additionally, chain removal, installation procedures, and servicing the system are discussed. The course concludes with a look at maintenance and troubleshooting for chain drives with special attention paid to lubrication systems.

Course objectives include:

  • Perform basic chain drive installation and maintenance procedures
  • Troubleshoot some common chain drive system problems.

Course menu:


  • Chain Drive Safety
  • Types of Chains
  • Roller Chain and Roller Chain Types
  • Other Chain Types
  • Chain Tension
  • Chain Drive Equipment

Chain Drive Removal and Installation

  • Removal Procedures
  • Servicing and Installation Procedures

Chain Drive Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Chain Lubrication
  • Chain Drive Troubleshooting

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