Its simple design, with open barrel structure, minimizes pin surface contact with chain gearing encounter, thus reducing the possibility of seizure due to corrosion and the occurrence of material build in the roots of the sprockets. The chain is very suited, for that reason, in handling materials with a steel pintle chain inclination to pack and corrode. Metal Pintle chain is suitable a multitude of agricultural and commercial applications. The chain utilises all warmth treated elements with riveted pin style.