Superior materials and quality manufacturing process ensure BlackStar power transmission products provide peak performance in even the most highly demanding applications.
Our sprockets are made of 1045 steel (not sintered steel) and are induction hardened up to 30 teeth. meaning longer sprocket life. We use grade 35 cast iron (rather than grade 25) for stronger, longer lasting sheaves. Our bushings are made of steel and ductile, providing longer lasting value.
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Are you seeing wear on the inside of your chain side plates or the sides of your sprocket teeth? Some wear and lengthening of roller chain as it operates is to be expected. However, when wear is excessive or abnormal, as in the above case – you’ll want to take a closer look. Replacing parts…