Types of chain


Types of chain, such as industrial chain, novelty chain and jewellery chain.

Alternative labels

varieties of shackles
varieties of chain
shackle variations
chain variations
categories of chain
brands of shackles
categories of shackles
brands of chain

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of chain is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Chain making machine operator: Chain making machine operators tend and operate the proper equipment and machinery for the creation of metal chains, including precious metal chains such as for jewellery, and produce these in all steps of the production process. They feed the wire into the chainmaking machine, use pliers to hook the ends of the chain formed by the machine together and finish and trim the edges by soldering them to a smooth surface.

Optional knowledge

Types of chain is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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