Metal detachable chain is among the oldest styles chains that are still in use today. Since the early 1900s steel detachable chains have been implemented in agricultural and industrial applications around the world. They stemmed from the initial cast detachable chain style (patented in 1873) and so are manufactured to be light-weight, economical, and durable. USA Roller Chain and Sprockets offers a high-quality type of Steel Detachable Chains (SDC) and metal detachable sprockets. We likewise have attachments and the easy to use steel detachable chain breaker! Our collection of American standard steel detachable chain is manufactured from a particular hot-rolled strip steel detachable chain china that’s heat-treated for increased strength and a longer wear life. This type of chain is made for moderate loads and speeds, it is extremely easy to restoration and install. Something vital that you note when installing and using steel detachable chain is usually that the closed end of the tab should always end up being towards the sprocket. We stock both painted and non-painted SDC chains so when ordering please specify which series you are interested in.