Courtesy of Frost Inc.
Made of stainless steel, the X248 with 2-inch pitch is one of the newer chains that replaces outdated cable conveyors. This example is on a head/tongue chain, shown in a beef plant application and is now virtually maintenance-free after replacing a high-maintenance cable conveyor.
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