ANSI 40 Chain – ANSI Standard Roller Chain 40R

On July 9th, 1969, a family of passionate individuals decided to bring together their expertise and commitment to superior customer service to form a new business: PEER Chain. Since that time, our family has grown significantly, and we now offer thousands of chains and sprockets with the same customer-focused attention that has helped us grow our business for the past 50 years. Our 40 chain is one of the most popular roller chains used in the industry. We stand behind our quality, and our goal is to provide you the best in service. PEER 40 roller chain is manufactured to strict adherence with ANSI/ASME standard. Here are some of the ways #40 roller chain is used.

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ANSI/ASME Standard for Industrial Use

PEER 40 roller chain is manufactured under rigid quality control, from raw material to finished products, providing high accuracy, strength, and greater durability. Accurately controlling heat treatment of chain components provides uniform quality and performance. Some common applications for 40 roller chain include drive systems, agricultural equipment, industrial equipment and much more. This 40 roller chain is commonly used in lighter duty applications and not commonly seen in heavy duty applications. This power transmission chain conforms with the ANSI/ASME B29.1 standard, which defines roller chain standards. With PEER 40 roller chains and sprockets, you can be confident that our chains and sprockets meet your needs and requirements. 

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Finding the Right Chain for Your Application

If you are uncertain on what size of roller chain you need for your application, there are some key chain dimensions which can help you determine the best option for your needs. As an example, below are some key dimensions for your measurements:

  • Pitch
  • Roller width
  • Roller diameter
  • Overall width
  • Plate height
  • Plate thickness
  • Pin diameter

When determining the right chain for your needs, also consider tensile strength requirements. For further details about PEER 40 roller chain tensile strength, please reference our product specifications as outlined on  ANSI Standard Roller Chain. Do you have a need for 40 roller chain sprockets? PEER provides a complete line of 40 roller chain sprockets such as A-hub and B-hub. The 40 roller chain and sprocket combination is ideal for your light-to-medium duty applications. Do you have an older chain that you are unable to identify?

You can quickly and easily match up your chain to one of our PEER Chain sizes with our handy Interchangeability Guide online. As always, if you get stuck do not hesitate to contact our team — we are always happy to work with you to size your project. 

If you have questions about finding the right chain and sprocket combination for your needs and applications, don’t hesitate to contact the professionals at PEER Chain at 1-800-523-4567. You can always fill out our online contact form to receive a quick call back or check out our handy roller chain size chart to identify the proper chain for your needs. Our team knows that you put your heart into every project, and we want to be sure that you have the best quality solutions for your needs. We stand behind our chains and sprockets, such as leaf chain, roller chain, specialty chain, engineering class chain, problem-solver chain, roller chain sprockets, idler sprockets, and much more!