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[Chain ST53-U] Steel Standard Link Clock Chain


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Chain ST53-U Standard Link, Side-Cut Clock 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)
U12 14 0.47 0.31 0.07 26.4 0.06

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)
U12 u12_spec_sheet.pdf


Add a sophisticated touch to your next home project with our steel chain ST53-U. This steel chain is comprised of small unwelded links. The mini standard links offer an understated appeal that is so versatile 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, it can be opened up to adjust the length as needed. Besides general utility, this chain is perfect for hanging sun catchers, stained glass, wall decor, mirrors, picture frames, and so much more. ST53-U has 36 links per inch, so it's also great for use in clock repair. 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, you can't go wrong with this chain! This steel chain can be supplied in a continuous length up to 164 ft.

• Max Weight: 26.4 lbs | Weight per Foot: 0.06 lbs
• Features: Unwelded, Side-Cut Standard Link Chain
• Material: Steel

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


Our steel chains are also available in bulk on reels, so this chain can be supplied in a continuous length up to 164 ft.

This chain can be used indoors in the appropriate applications, but will rust over time if used outdoors.

The links are unwelded so the links can be opened to directly attach onto something or adjust the length of the chain as needed.

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

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Penny Bryant
Extremely helpful sales staff

I was very pleased to have the help of one of sales staff whose name was Sam. I was having problems with getting the right sized chain for my project. I had ordered product from another supplier and when it arrived it was much too big for my purpose. I had to send it back and pay shipping charge for 80 feet of chain and a 20% restocking fee.

I explained my situation and needs to Sam, the RCH Hardware sales rep. He took the time to measure in inches rather than MM which had caused the problem with the other supplier. Sam took pictures and texted them to me so I could be sure that what I was buying was what I needed. He was very helpful and considerate. I appreciated his time and courtesy and the extra effort. He even solved a connection problem for me and sent addition chain in a different size to connect it as I wished. I will definitely use this company in the future when purchasing chain.