China high quality Al Series Leaf Chain for Forklift Trucks and Material Handling

Product Description

Product Description

AL Series leaf chains are manufactured in accordance with ANSI leaf chain specification dimensions and are considered to be the modern-day “lighter” duty of leaf chains. AL leaf chains were the first series of ANSI leaf chains around and are still utilized today in many lifting applications due to the space-saving high-strength lifting design and nature of this chain. What puts our selection of leaf chains in another class of their own is the utilization of high-strength hardened pins, heat-treated plates, and shot-peened components. The chain is also factory pre-stressed to reduce initial install stretching.

Product Parameters


AL Series Leaf Chains Size Chart

Chain Size Lacing Pitch (P) Min. Tensile Strength Weight (Per Ft) Pin Diameter (D) Pin Length (L) Plate Height Plate Thickness (T)
AL322 2X2 0.375″ 2,045 lbs 0.2 lbs 0.141″ 0.27″ 0.30″ 0.051″
AL344 4X4 0.375″ 4,090 lbs 0.3 lbs 0.141″ 0.46″ 0.30″ 0.051″
AL422 2X2 0.500″ 3,205 lbs 0.3 lbs 0.156″ 0.33″ 0.41″ 0.059″
AL444 4X4 0.500″ 6,409 lbs 0.5 lbs 0.156″ 0.57″ 0.41″ 0.059″
AL466 6X6 0.500″ 9,614 lbs 0.8 lbs 0.156″ 0.81″ 0.41″ 0.059″
AL522 2X2 0.625″ 5,000 lbs 0.4 lbs 0.200″ 0.44″ 0.50″ 0.080″
AL534 3X4 0.625″ 7,500 lbs 0.7 lbs 0.200″ 0.67″ 0.50″ 0.080″
AL544 4X4 0.625″ 10,000 lbs 0.8 lbs 0.200″ 0.76″ 0.50″ 0.080″
AL566 6X6 0.625″ 15,000 lbs 1.2 lbs 0.200″ 1.08″ 0.50″ 0.080″
AL622 2X2 0.750″ 8,409 lbs 0.6 lbs 0.234″ 0.51″ 0.61″ 0.095″
AL644 4X4 0.750″ 14,450 lbs 1.2 lbs 0.234″ 0.89″ 0.61″ 0.095″
AL666 6X6 0.750″ 22,750 lbs 1.8 lbs 0.234″ 1.27″ 0.61″ 0.095″
AL688 8X8 0.750″ 30,317 lbs 2.4 lbs 0.234″ 1.66″ 0.61″ 0.095″
AL822 2X2 1.000″ 12,886 lbs 1.0 lbs 0.312″ 0.63″ 0.81″ 0.128″
AL844 4X4 1.000″ 25,773 lbs 2.0 lbs 0.312″ 1.16″ 0.81″ 0.128″
AL866 6X6 1.000″ 38,636 lbs 3.0 lbs 0.312″ 1.74″ 0.81″ 0.128″
AL1571 2X2 1.250″ 20,114 lbs 1.6 lbs 0.375″ 0.77″ 1.01″ 0.157″
AL1044 4X4 1.250″ 40,227 lbs 3.1 lbs 0.375″ 1.43″ 1.01″ 0.157″
AL1066 6X6 1.250″ 60,227 lbs 4.8 lbs 0.375″ 2.06″ 1.01″ 0.157″
AL1088 8X8 1.250″ 80,454 lbs 6.7 lbs 0.375″ 2.70″ 1.01″ 0.157″
AL1222 2X2 1.500″ 28,864 lbs 2.5 lbs 0.437″ 0.96″ 1.20″ 0.189″
AL1244 4X4 1.500″ 57,727 lbs 4.7 lbs 0.437″ 1.72″ 1.20″ 0.189″
AL1266 6X6 1.500″ 86,591 lbs 7.1 lbs 0.437″ 2.49″ 1.20″ 0.189″
AL1288 8X8 1.500″ 115,450 lbs 9.4 lbs 0.437″ 3.25″ 1.20″ 0.189″
AL1444 4X4 1.750″ 84,705 lbs 7.0 lbs 0.498″ 2.02″ 1.43″ 0.220″
AL1466 6X6 1.750″ 127,045 lbs 10.2 lbs 0.498″ 2.94″ 1.43″ 0.220″
AL1644 4X4 2.000″ 107,045 lbs 8.7 lbs 0.559″ 2.28″ 1.64″ 0.252″
AL1666 6X6 2.000″ 160,454 lbs 13.3 lbs 0.559″ 3.30″ 1.64″ 0.252″
AL1688 8X8 2.000″ 214,090 lbs 17.1 lbs 0.559″ 4.31″ 1.64″ 0.252″


Company Profile

The company has advanced manufacturing technology and relatively strong manufacturing force, and high-end precision testing instruments to ensure that every chain leaving the factory is qualified. The company mainly deals in: transmission chain, transmission chain, lifting chain, agricultural machinery chain, stainless steel chain, etc. Various non-standard chains are ordered separately. The company uses more than 600 kinds of non-standard molds. It can be customized according to drawings. We implement all-round management and control over product quality and service, and constantly improve customer satisfaction. The chain produced by the company enjoys a certain reputation in the world with its high quality, good reputation and high-quality service.

Related products

The chain types are divided into engineering chain, conveying chain, plate chain, transmission chain, escalator chain, parking equipment chain, agricultural chain, stainless steel chain, etc. There are different types of chains with different purposes, specifications, models and styles. 

Plate chain type Plate chain is usually used to lift goods. For example, forklift, lifting machinery and equipment. Plate chain has no rollers, but chain plates are connected with each other. It is a kind of chain used for loading. Different types of plate chains have different functions, Stainless steel chain Stainless steel chain types include standard stainless steel chain, stainless steel hollow pin chain, stainless steel chain used for environmental protection equipment, etc,
Type of transmission chain Many types of transmission chains are power transmission chains, such as precision roller chains, double pitch roller chains, high-strength short pitch precision roller chains, petroleum chains, pumping unit chains, self-lubricating roller chains, side bending (turning machine) chains, corrosion resistant chains, etc There are many types of escalator chains, including escalator step chains, heavy-duty high gradient escalator step chains, travelator chains, and escalator chains of different specifications and models,


The engineering chain includes many kinds of chains, such as cement bucket elevators, environmental protection equipment, pavers, trenchers, welding equipment, mining, power plant dust removal and other equipment.
Agricultural machinery chain Agricultural machinery chain is a chain developed and produced according to the characteristics of different crops, including rice harvester chain, GS38 combine chain, corn harvester chain, citrus straw harvester chain, soybean harvester chain, peanut harvesting chain, garlic sowing chain, and potato planter chain.
There are many types of conveying chains, such as wood conveying chain, double speed chain, RF conveying chain, sharp tooth chain, sugar chain, brown oil chain, F chain, metric conveying chain, top roller conveying chain, grain scraper, hollow pin, suspension conveying, etc. The conveying chain is a power chain for transporting goods. Parking equipment chain This type of chain includes roller chains for parking equipment, chains for vertical circulation parking equipment, and parking equipment chains that can be developed according to demand.

We not only produce chains and transmissions, including gear boxes, sprockets, gears, racks, couplings and other products, but also supply them to meet your one-stop purchase. Welcome to consult us


Packaging & Shipping



Usage: Transmission Chain, Drag Chain, Conveyor Chain, Dedicated Special Chain
Material: Iron
Surface Treatment: Oil Blooming
Feature: Oil Resistant
Chain Size: 1/2"*3/32"
Structure: Roller Chain
US$ 9999/Piece
1 Piece(Min.Order)

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Can leaf chains be used in forklift trucks and industrial lift trucks?

Yes, leaf chains are commonly used in forklift trucks and industrial lift trucks for their lifting and pulling capabilities. Forklift trucks and industrial lift trucks are widely employed in material handling and logistics operations, and leaf chains play a crucial role in their lifting mechanisms.

The robust construction and high tensile strength of leaf chains make them well-suited for the demanding tasks of lifting and carrying heavy loads in forklift trucks. These chains can handle the vertical forces involved in lifting various materials and pallets with ease.

In forklift trucks, leaf chains are often used in the mast assembly, which is responsible for raising and lowering the forks. The leaf chains work in conjunction with pulleys and sheaves to provide the necessary mechanical advantage to lift the loads safely and efficiently.

Leaf chains’ ability to handle lateral forces and side loads is particularly advantageous in forklift applications, as the chains may experience these loads when maneuvering or positioning loads.

Regular maintenance, including proper lubrication and periodic inspections, is essential to ensure the reliable and safe performance of leaf chains in forklift trucks and industrial lift trucks. Additionally, using high-quality leaf chains from reputable manufacturers is crucial to ensure optimal performance and longevity in these critical applications.

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What are the benefits of using a leaf chain in waste management and recycling equipment?

Leaf chains offer several advantages when used in waste management and recycling equipment. These applications often involve heavy loads, continuous operation, and challenging environments, making leaf chains an excellent choice for such equipment. Here are the benefits of using a leaf chain in waste management and recycling equipment:

  • High Load Capacity: Leaf chains are designed to handle high loads, making them suitable for heavy-duty waste management equipment, such as balers, shredders, and compactors.
  • Resistance to Wear: Waste management and recycling equipment operate in abrasive conditions due to the presence of debris and recyclable materials. Leaf chains are made from durable materials and can withstand wear and tear, ensuring a longer service life.
  • Reliability: Continuous operation is often required in waste management and recycling processes. Leaf chains are known for their reliability, providing consistent performance under demanding conditions.
  • Compact Design: Leaf chains have a compact design, which is advantageous in space-constrained waste management facilities, where equipment needs to be efficient and easy to maneuver.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Leaf chains offer a cost-effective solution for waste management and recycling equipment, providing excellent performance at a reasonable price point.
  • Resistance to Corrosion: Waste management and recycling environments can be corrosive due to exposure to moisture and chemicals. Leaf chains with appropriate coatings or materials can resist corrosion, ensuring longevity and minimizing maintenance requirements.

Leaf chains play a crucial role in the reliable and efficient operation of waste management and recycling equipment. However, regular maintenance, such as proper lubrication and inspection for signs of wear, is essential to ensure optimal performance and safety. Following the manufacturer’s recommendations and guidelines for chain maintenance will contribute to the longevity and reliability of the leaf chain in waste management and recycling applications.

China high quality Al Series Leaf Chain for Forklift Trucks and Material Handling  China high quality Al Series Leaf Chain for Forklift Trucks and Material Handling
editor by CX 2023-11-08