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Garage Door Opener Chain Drive

The chain drive is one of the most common and reliable garage door opener systems. It uses a chain to lift and lower the door, which is connected to a motor that turns in order to move the chain. There are two main types of chain drives: direct and belt-drive.

Chain Drive

If you’re looking for a garage door opener that’s easy to install and operate, chain drive might be a good choice. Chain drive is also used in automatic gates, so if you want to replace an old gate with a new one, this might be a good option.

Chain drive is used in most garage door openers made by manufacturers such as LiftMaster and Chamberlain. The chain itself is made of metal links that are connected together by a series of rollers. Each roller fits over the next link in the chain. When the motor turns, it moves the chain back and forth causing the garage door to open or close.
 

Chain drive is considered one of the most reliable types of garage door openers because there are no gears that can wear out over time or become damaged due to dust or dirt build up on them like there are with other types such as belt drives or screw drives. However, this does mean that if something goes wrong with your chain drive opener then it will likely require replacement parts which can get expensive depending on how much damage has been done (for example: if you need new springs).