AMERICAN CHAIN ASSOCIATION
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In accordance with its charter to promote standardization within the industry, the American Chain Association has published three documents for public consumption. They are available, prepaid, from Headquarters, American Chain Association, at our Naples, Florida address:

American Chain Association
6724 Lone Oak Blvd.
Naples, Florida  34109
Phone: (239) 514-3441 Fax: (239) 514-3470

CHAINS FOR POWER TRANSMISSION AND MATERIAL HANDLING
Non-Member Price: $100.00

This Design and Applications Handbook consists of 355 pages and represents a distillation of the industry's consensus engineering knowledge.
This Handbook covers the following chapter topics:

IDENTIFICATION, INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE and REPLACEMENT of
B29.8 LEAF CHAIN
Non-Member Price: $10.00

This 16 page guide is intended to be an aid in the proper identification of leaf chain.  It explains the effects of operating environments, and provides an outline for the inspection, care, and replacement of leaf chains. Topics covered include:

IDENTIFICATION, INSTALLATION, LUBRICATION and MAINTENANCE of POWER TRANSMISSION ROLLER CHAINS in ANSI B29.1 AND ANSI B29.3
Non-Member Price: $5.00

This 22 page guide was written by the ACA to aid the users of these chains in identifying the types and models of roller chain, correctly installing a roller chain drive, implementing a proper lubrication and maintenance program, and inspecting roller chain drives to determine the need for replacing drive components. Topics covered include the following:

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