Spin riveting for maximum conveyor chain plate security
02 March 2020
Although most conveyor chain these days is wedge riveted as standard, the option to specify spin riveting is an important one and should be considered for critical applications both by designers of original equipment and maintenance engineers alike.
It’s an important consideration and an effective solution on applications where attachments have been fitted to the side plates of conveyor chain that could be carrying heavy loads.
In fact, Alec Annand, the Manager of Renold Chain’s customer service centre, recommends that all engineers specifying custom designed conveyor chain, with attachments, should consider the benefits of spin riveting as an option, due to the extra side plate security it provides.
Read the full article in the March issue of DPA.
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