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[Chain ST50-U] Steel Single Jack Basket Chain | 3 Sizes


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Antique Brass
Antique Copper
Brushed Nickel
Polished Brass
Polished Chrome
Polished Nickel
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Chain ST50-U Single Jack Basket Chain with Unwelded Steel links

Chains are priced by the foot and this product will be supplied as a continuous length if possible. Chains with unwelded links can be re-sized to lengthen or shorten the chain as needed.

Link Size Gauge Length (in) Width (in) Thickness (in) Max Load (lbs) Weight per Foot (lbs)
U15 16 0.59 0.31 0.06 12 0.03
U25 13 0.98 0.39 0.08 29 0.09
U40 5 1.57 0.71 0.2 88 0.28

The “weight per foot” signifies the weight of a 1-foot section the respective chain, not the weight a 1 ft section can sustain. For example, if you order 8 ft of a chain that weights 0.25 lbs/ft, the total weight of that chain will be 2 lbs.

The “max load” is the amount of weight a chain can safely hold, regardless of how long it is. When selecting a chain, we recommend calculating the total weight of chain based on the length you need, like in the example above. Make sure that your total hanging weight (= total weight of fixture + total weight of chain) does not exceed the stated weight capacity.

Variant Spec Sheet (PDF)
U15 u15_spec_sheet.pdf
U25 u25_spec_sheet.pdf
U40 u40_spec_sheet.pdf


Add a sophisticated touch to your next home project with our steel chain ST50-U. This steel chain is comprised of unwelded jack links. Available in 3 sizes - U15, U25, and U40 - this chain is so universally appealing that it complements a wide variety of styles wherever or however its used. This is the perfect hanging chain for general utility purposes around the home. Since the links on this chain are unwelded, the U15 and U25 sizes can be opened up to adjust the length as needed, but U40 is too large to be opened and may require a connector. Besides general utility, this chain is perfect for hanging sun catchers, stained glass, wall decor, mirrors, picture frames, and so much more. Since steel is susceptible to rust, we recommend this chain only be used indoors. Additional uses for this chain can be for crafts, costumes, hobbies, and DIY projects. Available in multiple finishes for all sizes, you can't go wrong with this chain! The maximum continuous length for size U15, size U25, and size U40 is 164 ft, 164 ft, and 65 ft, respectively.

• Max Weight: 12 lbs | Weight per Foot: 0.03 lbs
• Features: Unwelded, Single Jack Chain
• Material: Steel

This item is available in Antique Brass, Antique Copper, Black, Brushed Nickel, Copper, Gunmetal, Polished Brass, Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel, White


Our steel chains are also available in bulk on reels, so this chain can be supplied in a continuous length over 60 ft. The maximum continuous length for size U15, size U25, and size U40 is 164 ft, 164 ft, and 65 ft, respectively.

This chain can be used indoors or outdoors in the appropriate applications.

The links are unwelded so the links can be opened to directly attach onto something or adjust the length of the chain as needed (except for size U40, which is too thick to be manipulated and requires a connector for attachment).

The stated weight capacity of this chain is for static and motionless applications. These chains are not meant for any dynamic uses that would cause the chain to move or swing. This includes but is not limited to: swing sets, porch swings, hanging daybeds, etc.

Our chains are decorative and should never be used for any towing, overhead lifting (other than your fixture of course), safety applications, or any uses bearing human body weight (see the examples above).
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Reviews of RCH Hardware

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
John Grogan

Exactly what I was looking for to use as a lid stop for a box that I made. Thanks!

Rita McKinney
Gorgeous chain

I’m a dope. I ordered this beautiful chain to hang a pot rack from. RCH delivered EXACTLY what I wanted, in great shape, and very promptly. However…. I didn’t take into account the fact that the basket chain wouldn’t hang right, due to the hooks on the pot rack. We had the ugly chain that the pot rack came with-and it fit perfect. Sigh. So I re-bought single link, rectangular chain to replace the gorgeous basket chain. Live and learn. I’m posting this to help anyone else who may be buying chain to hang a pot rack.

Perfect Chain

With a bit of "work" you can always find a company that has exactly what you want/need. I have two stained glass windows my mother made ages ago. I recently moved and a house that has the perfect window in which to hang them, but I had always got stopped buying any chain since "hardware" store chain, looked "ordinary" with the windows. Then I found RCH Hardware, and there it was...steel chain for strength but with an antique copper finish; a perfect match. RCH is easy to work with from start to finish and now every time I see the windows I am glad I did not compromise getting what I had always wanted. Thank you RCH Hardware for a great experience

Dan C
service and product

i had a great experience with my purchase! I ordered chain and some misc. hardware to go with. RCH has a huge selection of chain, hardware and more. There are many styles, sizes, colors and specifications for each piece. Quality is very good. I found the website to be very thorough and easy to use. They have free shipping on chain and orders over $50 and progressive discounts on small quantities. The ordering process was easy. The order shipped same day and arrived about two days later. i will definitely buy from RCH Hardware the next time I'm in need of products like these.