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Ball Chain Attachments

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Ball chain attachments are available in a wide variety of sizes and finishes. Our line of chain attachments includes ball chain connectors, hooks, couplings, end ring connectors, pendants for pull chain, sleeves, open balls and metal beads, craft chain attachments, pliers for open balls, alligator clips, and many more ball chain accessories. If you don't see what you are looking for here, don't hesitate to contact us.

Connectors
Ball Chain Connectors Typically used to join ends of ball chain together for key chains, ID chains, loops, and more. Also acts as a connecting link to splice links of chain. See Type 'B' Couplings for larger chain sizes.
Ball Chain Connectors
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES LENGTH
(A)
DIAMETER
(B)
 #1, #2, #3 (Standard Finishes)* 3/8" 1/8"
 #1, #2, #3 (Copper) 3/8" 1/8"
 #6 (Standard Finishes)* 29/64" 11/64"
 #6 (Copper) 29/64" 11/64"
 #8 (Nickel Plated Brass & Yellow Brass) 15/32" 13/64"
*STANDARD FINISHES INCLUDE: Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Black Coated, and Antique Brown


Type 'B' Couplings
Chain Coupling Type B Used to join ends of the chain to form endless assemblies. May also be used with jump rings to attach parts such as sink stoppers and drain plugs. The size of the hole in the coupling makes it possible to form an adjustable loop at the end of the chain, which is ideal for damper controls, merchandise displays, and other applications. Also used as a connector for chain size #10 and larger. B COuplings Diagram
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES APPROX. HOLE SIZE LENGTH
(A)
DIAMETER
(B)
 #1, #2, #3 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass, Stainless Steel) .105" 3/8" 9/64"
 #6 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) .128" 1/2" 3/16"
 #8 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) .096" or .130" 31/64" 11/64"
 #10 (Nickel Plated Steel, Yellow Brass, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Antique Brown) .190" 39/64" 13/64"
 #10 (Copper) .190" 39/64" 13/64"
 #13 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass, Aluminum) .256" 47/64" 1/4"
 #13 (Copper) .256" 47/64" 1/4"
 #15 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) .290" 7/8" 23/64"
 #20 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass, Aluminum, Mystic Red, Dungeon, Medieval Brass) .320" 1" 1/2"
 #30 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass, Mystic Red, Dungeon, Medieval Brass) .480" or .540" 1-1/12" 5/8"


'A' Hooks
Display Hook The most practical chain and hook system for sign display, item retention, and similar applications. The 'A' Hook combines the classic 'A' Coupling with the C9 Hook to form a single attachment that can be used for hanging sings, retaining small objects, or use for a variety of similar applications.

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A Hooks
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES LENGTH WIDTH
 #8, #10 (Non-Rusting Yellow Brass with Decorative Nickel Plating) 1-1/4" (31.75 mm) 11/16" (17.46 mm)


Type 'A' Couplings
Ball Chain Coupling Type A Typically used with retaining chain to attach ball chain to small items (i.e. machine caps) with a screw, bolt, or rivet, to provide a flush assembly with the item surface. A Couplings Diagram
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES HOLE DIAMETER WITH EYELET (A) HOLE DIAMETER WITHOUT EYELET (C) LENGTH (B)
 #3, #6 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) .130" .167" 3/8"
 #3, #6 (Stainless Steel) .130" .167" 3/8"
 #8, #10 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) .193" .167" 1/2"
 #8, #10 (Stainless Steel) .193" .167" 1/2"
 #13 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) .193" .230" 11/16"
 #13 (Stainless Steel) .193" .230" 11/16"
 #15, #20 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) .262" .260" 1-1/32"


Type 'D' Couplings
Chain Coupling Type D Provides a flexible, swiveling permanent attachment for ball chain. Typically used as retaining device with a screw, bolt, or rivet. D Coupling Diagram
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES LENGTH (A) WIDTH (B) HOLE DIAMETER (C) HEIGHT (D)
 #3, #6 (Nickel Plated Brass or Yellow Brass) 19/64" 17/64" .130" or .170" 11/64"
 #6, #8, #10 (Nickel Plated Brass or Yellow Brass) 31/64" 23/64" .190" or .250" 1/4"


End Ring Connectors
End Ring Connectors Used for the same general purpose as 'A' couplings (to attach ball chain with a screw, bolt, rivet, etc.), except these are detachable rather than permanent. End Ring Connector Diagram
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES HOLE DIAMETER (A) PIECE DIAMETER (B) FOR LENGTH (C)
 #3, #6 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass, Stainless Steel) .140" 3/16" 25/64"


Pendants
Ball Chain Pendants for Pull Chain Typically attached to the end of pull chains for light sockets, lamps, ceiling fans, pull cords, converter controls, etc. Also used as a termination device for vertical blind chain, and can also be used as a retainer. Pendant Diagram
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES LENGTH (A) DIAMETER (B)
 #3, #6 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass, Aluminum) 13/32" 1/4"
 #10 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) 5/8" 25/64"
 #13 (Plastic) 7/8" 3/4"


Sleeves
Ball Chain Sleeves Typically used with retaining chain for pens, electrical outlet caps, and other small items. Sleeve Diagram
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES LENGTH (A) DIAMETER (B) HOLE FOR SLEEVE (C)
 #2, #3 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) 13/64" 1/8" 1/8"
 #3, #6 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) 13/64" 5/32" 5/32"
 #6, #8, #10 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) 5/16" 15/64" 15/64"
 #10, #13 (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) 3/8" 5/16" .312"


Open Balls
Ball Chain Open Balls and Metal Beads Used to permanently attach lengths of chain and as termination devices for fixture suspensions, pull chains, and as a stop ball for electrical switches. Also used in the jewelry trade, as well as for trimming in various other fields. Combination pliers are used to close the ball shut.

Open Ball Diagram
 SIZE & AVAILABLE FINISHES FOR CHAIN SIZE
*CAN BE USED TO GO OVER A BALL ON THE BELOW SIZED CHAIN
 3/32" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) #1, #2
 1/8" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) #1, #2, #3
 5/32" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) #3, #6
 3/16" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) #3, #6, #8
 7/32" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) #6, #8, #10
 1/4" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) #8, #10
 5/16" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Steel, Yellow Brass) #8, #10
 3/8" Open Ball (Nickel Plated Brass, Yellow Brass) #10, #13


Combination Pliers
Combination Pliers These pliers can be used to form endless loops out of the chain, attach end rings to the chain and to close the "open balls". #3 size works with 3/32" open balls or chain, #6 size works with 1/8" open balls or chain and #10 size works with 3/16" open balls or chain. Please contact us for additional information on how to use the combination pliers.

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Alligator Clips
Chain Alligator Clips Alligator Clips can be used with the #3 and #6 chains. The end of the chain can be crimped to the clip and the jaws can clamp onto an object.


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Alligator Clip