The component breakdown of double pitch conveyor chain shows that the link plates are extended to twice the length of standard roller chain. Morse’s objective is to produce a chain with half as many joints and pass the savings on to customers for lower horsepower, lower speed, and longer center distance drives. Double pitch roller chain is available in sizes 1 inch pitch through 2 inch pitch.
Conveyor series double pitch roller chain has heavy series thickness side plates with full contact edges for longer wear. This style chain is designed especially for conveyor applications where the chain will slide over a surface. Conveyor series is also available with large rollers. Double pitch conveyor chain is available in 1 inch pitch through 3 inch pitch.