Chain Drive Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Learning objectives

  • Describe methods for determining appropriate chain length
  • Describe procedures for proper installation of chains and sprockets
  • List the four most common methods of chain lubrication
  • Explain what to look for when inspecting chains and sprockets for wear
  • Describe techniques for troubleshooting chain drive systems

Course overview

Maintaining chain drive systems and troubleshooting failures can save valuable equipment downtime in industrial facilities. Proper installation of new chains and sprockets, inspection of old chains and sprockets, and understanding chain drive lubrication systems facilitates trouble-free system operation.

The Chain Drive Maintenance and Troubleshooting training course describe techniques for maintaining and troubleshooting chain drive systems including:

  • Chain length
  • Chain and sprocket installation
  • Lubrication methods
  • Chain and sprocket inspection
  • Chain drive troubleshooting

This online course is part of the Chain Drive Maintenance training series.

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