British Standard Welded Link Chain The British standard welded link chain is a sort of mild steel welded link chain manufactured to meet British Standard. There are three types of the chain: short link, medium link and long link. The short link chains with load ratings of 80 and 100 are suitable used for overhead lifting. The British standard link chain is suitable for all general purposes, such as engineering, industrial, agricultural and marine applications. The chain is in a variety of protective finishes and packages. Besides, we provide a wide range of material diameter, from 3.2 mm to 25.4 mm.