2-1/2” DIA. X 11 GA. Steel Gravity Roller Conveyor, Roach Model 251S

2-1/2” Dia. X 11 GA. Steel Gravity Roller Conveyor Roach Model 251S is an unpowered conveyor that uses the force of gravity to move materials over a downward path

TYPE: Gravity Roller Conveyors


2-1/2" Diameter X 11 Ga. Steel Straight (251S) or Curved (251SC) Gravity Rollers, ideal for heavier duty use.


  • Non-powered roller conveyors or gravity conveyors are the most economical and common method of conveying unit loads
  • Typically mounted on a slight decline angle, therefore using gravity to assist product movement, especially for long distances or can be moved by a person pushing the load along the conveyor rollers


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  • Can provide no-contact accumulation of product
  • Cost effective
  • 3400 lbs. maximum distributed live load per 10’ section with supports at 10’ centers and 7500 lbs. at 5' centers
  • Roller Capacity: 540 lbs per roller


  • Essential for packaging facilities, manufacturing plants, and distribution facilities, gravity roller conveyors allow quick transportation of bulk materials
  • Convey loads of wire bins, canisters, barrels, wooden boxes, drums, lumber, cartons, totes, & strapped items
  • Use in applications where the conveyor is level and operators can push the product along to its final destination, allowing for multiple workstations, as necessary
  • Used on conveyor lines in warehouses, shipping areas, assembly areas and more


  • Rollers: 2-1/2” x 11 ga. steel tubing, model 251S, with flanged type bearings pressed into straight ends.
  • Roller Capacity: 540 lbs. per roller.
  • Bearings: Precision ABEC bearings.
  • Frames: 4” at 5.4 lbs. structural steel painted channel.
  • Frame Capacity: 3750 lbs. maximum distributed live load per 10’ section with supports at 10’ ctrs; 8000 lbs. at 5’ ctrs.
  • Couplings: Butt type.
  • Axles: 11/16” hex shaft, spring loaded.

For more information on the Roach Model 251S/251SC please contact a Thomas Conveyor & Equipment Automation Engineer at 844 220 0086 or click on the Contact Us button above.

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