10' chain 3/16" for Welding Art Sculpture Projects UNCOATED

Designer: Carvers Olde Iron

$ 26.90

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    10 foot length of clean chain perfect for small welding jobs

Not galvanized, left in plain steel condition

3/16" which is the thickness of the link side itself

Each link measures 1 3/8" long by 3/4" wide approximately.

Note that 12  connected links make about a foot.

Having been a fabricator and artist for many years now, the most annoying thing about working with chain is the zinc or galvanized coating.   The stuff interferes with the weld terribly and makes a blackened, charred mess that you have to brush off or just cover up in some way.  I have even burned chain in a fire-pit to try and get the coating off.   Sometimes I used a torch.   None of those ways are good.   When I found this slick chain, clean steel, I was delighted.   Now welding is a snap.  Hardly any cleanup like before.   Perfect for sculpture, found art, junkyard art,  sign making, mail box, etc.   Go wild with it!    I can even seen motorcycle accessories if I think about it long enough.

  • .. Note this chain is not zinc or galvanized coated making it very easy to weld. This is perfect for scuplture, artworks, making letters or names. 

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