ELITE leaf chains

JWIS Leaf chains (according to works standard) are produced from precision chain parts according to ISO 606. They can be customized and are compliant with the EC Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.

iwis leaf chains are compliant with  
EC Machine Directive 2006/42/EC

Series LH [BL]
reinforced design, in accordance with American standard (ISO 4347 and DIN 8152)

Series LL [F]
lightweight design, in accordance with European standard (ISO 4347 and DIN 8152)  

Series AL
lightweight design, in accordance with American (dimensions as per DIN 8188)


  • Precision-formed, heat-treated and shot-peened link plates with optimised geometry
  • Higher breaking forces achieved by optimised plate thickness
  • Improved press-fitting of pins and outer plates for higher fatigue strength
  • Link plates with a particularly high contact ratio
  • Pins with hardened surfaces for increased wear resistance
  • Special versions manufactured to works standards available
  • Different pear drops and anchor bolts possible
  • Wide range of products

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Application fields

  • Forklift trucks
  • Lifting gear
  • Toolmaking machinery
  • Steel industry
  • Container lift trucks
  • Work platforms

… and wherever else there are lift requirements!

Some examples of special leaf chains
with hose routings and hydraulic mast guards

Typ F2544 KS 105 / *LL1644F1
Typ F2544 KS 105
Typ BL633 KS / *BL623F3
Typ BL633 KS
Typ BL866 KS104 / *BL 866F1
Typ BL866 KS104

Further information:
For the full range and associated technical data please see our 
ELITE High performance roller and conveyor chain catalogue.


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