Gripper Chains In The Pharmaceutical Industry: Uses And Requirements


Gripper chains are an essential component of conveyor systems used in many industries, including the pharmaceutical industry. The primary function of gripper chains is to transport products from one point to another while ensuring that the products remain in place and do not fall off during the transportation process. In this article, we will discuss the uses and requirements of gripper chains in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the unique features of WLY's gripper chains.

Uses and Requirements of Gripper Chains in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Uses of Gripper Chains

Gripper chains are widely used in the pharmaceutical industry for a variety of applications, including:

  • Transporting vials and syringes through filling and packaging lines
  • Transporting bottles and containers through labeling and packaging lines
  • Conveying blister packs and other packaging materials

Requirements of Gripper Chains

The pharmaceutical industry is highly regulated, and gripper chains used in this industry must meet strict requirements to ensure product safety and quality. Some of the key requirements of gripper chains in the pharmaceutical industry include:

  • Corrosion resistance to withstand exposure to moisture and chemicals
  • Smooth and consistent operation to avoid damage to products
  • High clamping force to prevent products from falling off during transportation
  • Easy to clean and maintain to prevent contamination

Unique Features of WLY's Gripper Chains

Reliable Clamping Mechanism Design

WLY's gripper chains are designed with a reliable clamping mechanism that has been researched and tested for several years. This design provides higher performance and ensures that products are securely held during transportation.

Unique Spring Design

WLY's gripper chains also feature a unique spring design made of high-quality imported materials that pass strict pressure tests. This design ensures excellent and everlasting clamping performance.

Applications of Film Gripper Chains

WLY's film gripper chains are highly versatile and suitable for a range of applications in the pharmaceutical industry, such as:

  • Food: Ham, Sausage, Cheese, Bread
  • Electric: Wire
  • Medical: Injection Syringe, Pharmaceuticals

Our gripper chains are available in both stainless steel and nickel-plated carbon steel to meet the different needs of our customers.

Gripper Chain Sprockets for Gripper Chains

Gripper sprockets are an integral part of the gripper chain system, and WLY offers high-quality gripper chain for sale. These sprockets are made of steel or aluminum and have teeth that engage with the links of the gripper chain. The number and size of the teeth determine the speed and force of the gripper chain.

About WLY

Established as a professional manufacturer, WLY is committed to excellence across the industry. Our extensive product line encompasses a diverse range of chains, meticulously crafted to meet the unique demands of various sectors. We pride ourselves on our dedication to quality, affordability, and outstanding customer service.

Choose WLY for a holistic approach to chain solutions ¨C where quality, affordability, and outstanding service converge to elevate your business operations.

We encourage you to explore our products and contact us for any inquiries or purchase needs.


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