2-9/16” Dia. X 7 GA. Steel Gravity Roller Conveyor (Roach Model 297S)

2-9/16” Dia. X 7 GA. Steel Gravity Roller Conveyor Roach Model 297S are designed and constructed to convey those extra heavy loads that require rugged dependable service

TYPE: Gravity Roller Conveyors - 24 Hour Ship


2-9/16" Diameter X 7 Gauge Steel Straight Or Curved Structural Gravity Roller Conveyors

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2-9/16” Dia. X 7 Ga. Steel Gravity Roller Conveyor Roach Model 297S is designed and constructed to convey those extra heavy loads that require rugged dependable service. 

Non-powered roller conveyors or gravity conveyors are the most economical and common method of conveying unit loads.

Typical Applications:

  • Conveying extra heavy pallets
  • Large castings
  • Heavy structural steel products
  • Large coils of sheet metal


  • Rollers: 2-9/16” x 7 Gauge Steel Tubing, Model 297S, with straight ends, reamed to provide smooth bearing seats
  • Frames: 4” at 5.4 lbs, structural steel painted channel
  • Roller capacity: 540 lbs. per roller
  • Bearings: precision ABEC bearings
  • Frame capacity is 3750 lbs. maximum distributed live load per 10’ section with supports at 10’ centers & 8000 lbs. at 5' centers
  • Couplings: butt type
  • Axles: 11/16” hex shaft, spring loaded

Roach Model 297S conveyors are typically mounted on a slight decline angle, using gravity to assist product movement, especially for long distances.  They can also be used in applications where the conveyor is level and operators can push the product along to its final destination, allowing for multiple workstations.

For more information on the Model 297S please contact a Thomas Conveyor & Equipment Automation Engineer at 844 220 0086 or click on the Contact Us button above.

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