Steel detachable chain is among the oldest designs chains that remain in use today. Since the early 1900s steel detachable chains have already been implemented in agricultural and industrial applications around the world. They detachable chain china stemmed from the original cast detachable chain design (patented in 1873) and so are manufactured to be light-weight, cost-effective, and durable. USA Roller Chain and Sprockets offers a high-quality type of Metal Detachable Chains (SDC) and steel detachable sprockets. We also have attachments and the easy to use steel detachable chain breaker! Our collection of American standard metal detachable chain is manufactured from a special hot-rolled strip steel that is heat-treated for increased strength and a longer wear life. This type of chain is made for moderate loads and speeds, it is very easy to repair and install. Something vital that you note when setting up and using metal detachable chain is that the closed end of the tab should always be towards the sprocket. We share both painted and non-painted SDC chains therefore when ordering make sure you specify which series you are looking for.