Swift Chain Motorcycle Drive Chains

Swift group

Quality

Cutting edge design, quality heat treated materials and competitive pricing is the winning combination for the increasingly popular Swift Chain.

The manufacturers of Swift make original equipment chain for many motorcycle producers and this same level of excellence is accessible to the aftermarket through Swift Chain.

Swift sprocket

Range

From Standard, Heavy Duty, Heavy Duty O-Ring, to the new and exclusive Heavy Duty SX-Ring chain and available in a variety of pitches and cut lengths – Swift makes quality chains for almost any type of motorcycle.

Offering a very similar — if not greater — tensile strength than many premium brands, Swift Chain publish the specification of its chains so you can see how it compares.

Swift Chain Specifications

X-Ring chains feature seals that have more contact points than O-Rings, helping them to retain greater levels of lubrication while keeping dirt out. The X-Ring dramatically decreases the level of friction and wear.

Swift Chain Heavy Duty SX-Ring Specification

X-Ring chains feature seals that have more contact points than O-Rings, helping them to retain greater levels of lubrication while keeping dirt out. The X-Ring dramatically decreases the level of friction and wear.

Chains
Parameter
520 EVX
525 EVX
530 EVX
Pin Length mm 22.0 23.6 25.2
Roller Diam. mm 10.25 10.25 10.25
Plate
Thickness
Outer 2.4 2.4 2.4
Inner 2.4 2.4 2.4
Tensile
Strength
kN 44.3 45.7 45.7
kgf 4517 4660 4600
Weight 100 links 1.94 1.99 2.03
Connecting
Link
Std. PFR PFR PFR
Option N/A N/A N/A
Swift sprocket

Swift Chain Heavy Duty O-Ring Specification

O-Ring chains feature seals between every link which help to retain lubrication and reduce wear. When well maintained, they will last a lot longer than unsealed chains.

Chains
Parameter
520 HSV-O
525 HSV-O
530 HSV-O
Pin Length mm 20.6 22.2 23.8
Roller Diam. mm 10.16 10.16 10.16
Plate
Thickness
Outer 2.00 2.00 2.00
Inner 2.8 2.8 2.8
Tensile
Strength
kN 40.2 42.0 42.0
kgf 4099 4282 4282
Weight 100 links 1.91 1.98 2.03
Connecting
Link
Std. PFR PFR PFR
Option N/A N/A N/A

Swift Chain Standard and Heavy Duty Specification


Chains
Parameter
420 SV
428 HSV
520 HSV
525 HSV
530 HSV
Pin Length mm 14.8 17.3 19.5 20.6 22.2
Roller Diam. mm 7.77 8.51 19.5 10.16 10.16
Plate
Thickness
Outer 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.0
Inner 1.5 1.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
Tensile
Strength
kN 20.2 23.8 40.2 42.0 42.0
kgf 2059 2427 4099 4283 4283
Weight 100 links 0.73 0.88 1.91 1.98 2.03
Connecting
Link
Std. LFC LFC PFC PFC PFC
Option N/A N/A PFR PFR PFR

Swift Heavy Duty SX-Ring Chain

The latest premium quality chain from Swift Chain, available with gold or silver colour plating.

Features:

  1. Low friction X-Ring
  2. Extremely high tensile strength
  3. Formed of specially heat treated materials
  4. Silver or Gold plating
  5. Increased lubrication within the links
  6. Longer wear life
  7. Fits a wide range of models up to 1400cc

Swift's Heavy Duty SX-Ring chains boast exceptional tensile strength:

520 EVX 44.3 kN
525EVX 45.7 kN
530EVX 45.7 kN

How does it work?

Swift's SX-Ring chain features X shape seals between the inner and outer plates of each chain link.

While all sealed chains retain higher levels of lubrication than unsealed chains, the X-Ring excels at it with four points of contact as opposed to the two that an O-Ring provides. The cutting edge design of the X-Ring enables it to twist inside each link, dramatically decreasing the level of friction and wear.

For those looking to get better performance and longer life from their chain, Swift's SX-Ring chain is the way to go. Available for a wide range of popular Japanese and European models up to 1400cc and available with gold or silver plating – they are guaranteed to look good on any bike.

Full specifications for the chain can be found on the Chain Spec.page.

Swift sprocket

Fitting and Maintenance Advice

Drive Chain Links

All Standard, Heavy Duty and Heavy Duty O-Ring Swift chains are provided with one spring or rivet link. Swift Super Heavy Duty SX-Ring chains are provided with one rivet link.

Rivet links require a riveting tool to install and, when installed correctly, have the same strength as any regular link in the chain. Spring links are not as strong as rivet links but are easier to attach and remove. 'Press-fit' spring links require tools (such as mole grips). Always fit spring links with the closed end facing forward.

Spare links are sold separately.

Always use the appropriate tools to prevent damage to the connecting link.

Chain replacement and maintenance

It is highly recommended to replace your sprockets at the same time as replacing your chain. This is because the modified tooth profile of a worn sprocket will cause premature wear to the new chain.

  • The original chain must be replaced with a chain or equal or greater strength. This means a standard unsealed chain may be replaced with either another unsealed chain or upgraded to a sealed (O-Ring or X-Ring) chain
  • All chains (including O-Ring and X-Ring) require lubrication to be reapplied periodically. It is recommend to re-lubricate a chain at least every 300 miles.

To find a Swift chain for your machine, visit our UK importer wemoto.com

contact information

Swift chains are imported into the UK by the World's End Motorcycle Group. If you have any enquiries please leave us a message or use the contact information below:

  • Opening hours (trade counter):
    Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    Saturday: 09:30 AM to 3:30 PM

  • Address:
    Unit 7
    Grange Road Industrial Estate
    Albion Street
    Southwick
    West Sussex
    BN42 4EN
    United Kingdom

  • Phone: 01273 597072
  • Fax: 01273 593011

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Last Edited on 2018-06-08