Frequently Asked Questions

The Chain Doctor

18. Are silent chains from different manufacturers interchangeable?
In some instances it is possible to purchase chain from different manufacturers that will operate on the same sprockets and deliver comparable performance. However, in many cases their are dimensional and design differences that will not allow a satisfactory interchange. Ramsey regularly replaces chain from other manufacturers and can readily identify products for which an interchange exists. It is not advisable to interconnect chains from different manufacturers.