Metal detachable chain is among the oldest designs detachable chain china Chains that are still in use today. Because the early 1900s steel detachable chains have been applied in agricultural and commercial applications around the world. They stemmed from the initial cast detachable chain style (patented in 1873) and are manufactured to be light-weight, cost-effective, and durable. United states Roller Chain and Sprockets provides a high-quality line of Metal Detachable Chains (SDC) and steel detachable sprockets. We also have attachments and the simple to use metal detachable chain breaker! Our collection of American standard metal detachable chain is produced from a special hot-rolled strip steel that’s heat-treated for increased power and an extended wear life. This type of chain is designed for moderate loads and speeds, it is very easy to restoration and install. Something important to note when installing and using steel detachable chain is definitely that the shut end of the tab should always become towards the sprocket. We stock both painted and non-painted SDC chains so when ordering make sure you specify which series you are interested in.