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 (297S) or Curved (297SC) Structural Gravity Roller Conveyors for Extra Heavy Duty Uses

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  • Model 297S/297SC 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
  • 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
  • Can provide no-contact accumulation of product
  • Cost effective
  • 3750 lbs. maximum distributed live load per 10’ section with supports at 10’ centers & 8000 lbs. at 5' centers
  • Roller Capacity: 540 lbs. per roller


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


  • Rollers: 2-9/16” x 7 ga. steel tubing, model 297S, with straight ends, reamed to provide smooth bearing seats.
  • Roller Capacity: 540 lbs. per roller.
  • Axles: 11/16” hex shaft, spring loaded.
  • Bearings: Precision ABEC bearings.
  • Frames: 4” at 5.4 lbs. structural steel painted channel.
  • Couplings: Butt type.
  • Frame Capacity:  3750 lbs. maximum distributed live load per 10’ section with supports at 10’ centers;  8000 lbs. at  5’ centers.

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

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