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. Applications include conveying extra heavy pallets, large castings, heavy structural steel product, and large coils of sheet metal. Non-powered roller conveyors or gravity conveyors are the most economical and common method of conveying unit loads.
Rollers: 2-9/16” x 7 Gauge Steel Tubing, Model 297S, with straight ends, reamed to provide smooth bearing seats. Frames are 4” at 5.4lbs, structural steel painted channel. Roller capacity is 540lbs. per roller. Bearings: precision ABEC bearings. Frame capacity is 3750lbs. maximum distributed live load per 10’ section with supports at 10’ centers & 8000lbs.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, therefore 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, if needed. Contact the systems integrators at Thomas Conveyor to help design your next heavy duty structural steel conveyor application.