Oregon Maintenance and Safety Manual, MMANUAL-EN AB

Saw Chain Terms

Parts of a Saw Chain

Left-hand cutter

Rivet

Drive link

Right-hand cutter

Depth gauge

Tie-strap

Saw Chain Pitch Saw chain pitch is the distance between any three consecutive rivets, divided by two. Oregon® saw chain pitches are: 1/4"

.325" Low Profile 3/8" Low Profile .325" 3/8" .404"

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Saw Chain Gauge Saw chain gauge is the drive link’s thickness where it fits into the guide bar groove. The industry standard for saw chain gauges are:

.043" (1.1 mm) .050" (1.3 mm) .058" (1.5 mm) .063" (1.6 mm)

Kickback-Reducing Features Bumper Drive Link Ramped Depth Gauge

Wide-Track Depth Gauge

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