Frequently Asked Questions

The Chain Doctor

10. How does Ramsey Silent Chain compare with belts?
Silent chain drives compared with belts:

  1. Higher speed and power capacity
  2. Detachable and therefore more easily installed
  3. Greater efficiency
  4. Larger drive ratios possible
  5. No slippage
  6. Higher drive ratios at short center distances
  7. Less affected by temperature or humidity
  8. Lower bearing loads
  9. Less affected by oil or grease