Frequently Asked Questions

The Chain Doctor

11. How does Ramsey Silent Chain compare with Roller Chains?
Silent Chain Drives compared with roller chain:

  1. Higher speed and power capacity
  2. Reduced noise and vibration
  3. Greater efficiency
  4. Less velocity variation
  5. Higher efficiency (as high as 99%)
  6. More uniform wear characteristics
  7. Longer sprocket life
  8. Less affected by chordal action