KMC’s chains have gained attention in the past from their gold, black, or any number of different color finishes applied to their chains. Their latest coating is green, but not in color. KMC’s newest chain coating technology is an eco friendly finish that doesn’t sacrifice performance to be green. KMC became the first chain manufacturer to be carbon footprint certified after production of its X Series X10SL chain was monitored for Greenhouse Verification which resulted in the carbon footprint certification.
While the new coating is eco friendly, the new Eco Pro TeQ (EPT) series chain has improved anti-rust/corrosion protection by completely coating all components of the chain to protect them from the elements. The new chains will survive over 1000 hours in KMC’s salt spray test thanks to the increased anti-rust coating. EPT chains will be available in Road, Mountain, BMX, and single speed varieties and will officially introduced at the Taipei Cycle Show.