Snapidle provides a constant amount of tension to the chain drive, increasing drive life. It tensions, guides, quiets, controls and increases both chain and sprocket life. It requires no mounting devices or maintenance and is a benefit to the drive system, not a deterrent. Economical, easy to install, maintenance free, the Snapidle is the answer to the problem of controlling drive chains.
By being able to take up tension through the chain, Snapidle™ eliminates the need for adjustable center distance drives. All chains may be ordered in even pitches (eliminating half links) since the additional tension may be taken up by the Snapidle.
Since the Snapidle "floats" on the chain drive and actually absorbs shock, it does not add to vibration in the drive. Both sprockets will have the maximum chain wrap possible, thereby increasing chain life (load sharing) and sprocket life (the chain is unable to crawl out of the teeth).
On large chain drives, the expense required to install a tensiong system may be unrealistic. A Snapidle unit at a fraction of the cost of traditional tensioning methods can tension almost any roller chain drive. Many multiple strand drives cannot be tensioned by traditional idling or tensiong systems, but are readily fitted with Snapidle economically.
Mechanical Equipment Group | Bulk Materials Handling & Power Transmission
MEG, Mechanical Equipment Group, was established as an identity to bring together our specialised companies; Chain & Drives, Inquip, Techquip, Parts Book, Tank Enviro Systems & Automation & Control, and provide our clients with the complete solution for mechanical equipment & engineering services.
Our goal is to provide Design > Supply > Installation > Maintenance across a large range of industry sectors utilising Bulk Materials Handling, Power Transmission, Water Treatment and Automation.
Our team provides 24/7 experienced personalised technical services. We also offer direct e-commerce access & supply solutions to our manufacturers & supply partners globally through Parts Book.
With the advantage of six companies, MEG now provides a larger range of quality & great value products, technical 3D-design, consulting, installation & maintenance services; both on our premises or onsite within Western Australia and New South Wales; to our ever-growing customer base.
To assist our customers, we also offer fast delivery from our distribution partners located throughout major centres in Australia.
Welcome to MEG, where we aim to Innovate > Build > Support. Contact our friendly team today for assistance.