Premature Chain Wear – Paper Log Accumulator Case Study
A paper towel log accumulating factory was looking for improved wear life on an accumulator machine. The machine was experiencing premature chain wear and failure due to heavy shock loads.
Analyzing their operations, Diamond Chain determined that a key issue in the failure of their current chain was the carrier pins. Diamond Chain’s carrier pins are designed so that the pins are the actual chain pins. They are through-hardened, medium carbon pins that are specially heat treated for maximum ductility and toughness and are able to handle significant shock loads without failure.
After switching to Diamond Series extended pin attachment chain, the paper towel log accumulating company was able to cut annual chain costs by $931.29.