Chain Drive Maintenance Training

211-01 Introduction to Chain Drives

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the design and function of typical chain drive systems.

  • Explain the principles behind chain drive operations
  • Define common terminology used when working with chain drives
  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of chain drives to those of other drive systems
  • List the common types of chains and sprockets used in chain drive systems

211-02 Chain Drive Maintenance and Troubleshooting

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe techniques for maintaining and troubleshooting chain drive systems in industrial facilities.

  • Describe methods for determining appropriate chain length
  • Describe procedures for proper installation of chains and sprockets
  • List the four most common methods of chain lubrication
  • Explain what to look for when inspecting chains and sprockets for wear
  • Describe techniques for troubleshooting chain drive systems