Snapidle - Chain Tensioner Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria

Chain Tensioner Selection Criteria

R1 = D/d = Sprocket Ratio
R2 = D/l = Drive Aspect Ratio
R3 = c/d = Constant Ratio

R1 must be less than 4
R2 should be less than or equal to 0.5
R3 should be less than or equal to 0.85

Multiple Sprocket Applications Standard Criteria

Multiple Sprocket Applications
Chain tensioner equationChain tensioner diagram

Standard SI not applicable.
Use SI-SG1 or SI-SG2

Snapidle SI-SG1Snapidle SI-SG2

"The installation of the tensioners made air flow improvements of up to 40% on one of the [downdraft tables for the sanding of cabinet doors]. Time will tell, but I think we have a winner on this application." -Bruce Mowatt, Engineer Omega Cabinetry

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