The chain conveyor is a device designed to handle virgin fiber bales by means of chains. The frame is a sturdy metallic carpentry that supports a flat on which chains are sliding. The chains are arranged in three parallel rows on which the operator positions the bales. Once the bales that compose the batch are all positioned on the chains, the operator provide to cut the metallic wire which bound the bales. The cutting operation is helped by chains that are equipped with pins, in order to lift the bales allowing the easy extraction of cutted wires.