Frequently Asked Questions

The Chain Doctor

12. How does Ramsey Silent Chain compare with Gears?
Silent Chain Drives compared with gears:

  1. Reduced noise and vibration
  2. More economical with large center distances
  3. Less critical shaft location and alignment
  4. Lower bearing loads
  5. Greater elasticity and shock absorption capability
  6. No end thrust
  7. Detachable and therefore more easily replaced