Medium Duty Cam Adjusted Live Roller Conveyor, Roach Model 796CALR

Roach Model 796CALR Medium Duty Cam Adjusted Live Roller is typically used in shipping/receiving applications.

TYPE: Accumulation Conveyors - 24 Hour Ship


The Roach Model 796CALR Medium Duty CAM Adjusted Live Roller Conveyor is designed for medium duty package handling and can be side loaded, unloaded, or used for temporary accumulation. The Model 796CALR has replaced the Model 196CALR and provides the same design and performance.


  • Live roller conveyors are versatile conveyors that can integrate many control functions such as popup transfers and blade stops
  • Can be side loaded, unloaded, or used for temporary accumulation
  • Roller height easily adjusted


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  • Cam-adjustable pressure rollers are typically used in transportation applications when product accumulation is not needed
  • Cam-adjustable rollers can be set in the field to mechanically adjust the amount of pressure the belt uses on the carrying roller


  • Typically used in shipping/receiving applications
  • Packaging handling
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Designed to transport medium to heavy cartons


  • Tread rollers: 1.9” dia. x 16 ga. steel rollers, model 196S
  • Pressure rollers: 1.9” dia. x 16 ga. steel, model 196S, cam adjustable
  • Belting: 6” wide black PVC-120 COS
  • Center drive: Reversible drive with 24” integral belt take-up. For units under 8’-0” overall length, drive components must be stacked. Consult with Sales Engineer for minimum unit elevation
  • Squaring Rods: Adjustable rods on underside of bed allow frame to be squared for improved belt tracking and are standard on all units over 30’.
  • Drive Pulley: 4” dia. with 1-3/16” dia. shaft or 8” dia. with 1-7/16” dia. shaft, both crowned and fully lagged.
  • End Pulley: 4” dia., crowned, with 1-3/16” dia. shaft
  • Return Rollers: 1.9” dia. x 16 ga. steel, model 196S, adjustable
  • Bed: 7” x 1-1/2” x 12 ga. channel frame slotted for tread rollers to pop-out. When unit is installed at 7’-0” elevation or higher, rollers must be retained in conveyor frame. Specify desired elevation. Bed sections attached with couplings and floor supports
  • Bearings: All pulley bearings are precision, heavy duty, lubricated, ball bearing units with cast iron housings
  • Motor Drive: 1/3 HP, 230/460/3, 60 cycle, ODP right angle gear motor
  • Roller Chain: Drive pulley is driven by No. 50 roller chain for 1-1/2 HP or less and No. 60 chain on larger drives. Chain take-up provided on motor base
  • Speed: 60 FPM, constant
  • Electrical controls: Optional


  • End drive: Mounted underneath conveyor. Minimum possible height is 20” TOR for underneath mounted end drive. Belt take-up required for end drive (if substituting end drive for center drive)
  • Side mounted end drive: Provides overall conveyor height of 10”.
  • Tread Rollers: 1.9” dia. x 12 ga. steel tread rollers, model 192S, available in model 192CALR
  • Galvanized rollers: Both tread and pressure rollers available in galvanized steel, model 196G. Specify tread only or both tread and pressure rollers
  • Auxiliary Take-up: Provides 24” of belt take-up. Specify location.
  • Speed: Constant speed 3-120 FPM; DC variable speed; AC inverter variable speed. Other constant or variable speeds available. NOTE: Capacity changes with speed.
  • Belting: 6” wide black PVC-150; 12” wide PVC-120
  • Guard Rails: 1-3/4” x 1” formed channel (model GC), adjusts horizontally to 8” wider than roller and vertically to 6” above roller; formed steel fixed (model FSG in 2”, 4” and 6” heights; fixed channel (model FC); 1-1/2” angle (model GA1-1/2). See Conveyor Accessories.
  • Ceiling hangers: 5/8” dia. threaded rod with hardware to attach rods to conveyor. Provides 6’ clearance between ceiling and TOR (furnished in place of floor supports). See Conveyor Accessories.
  • Floor Supports: Supports, knee braces, casters and polytier supports available. See Conveyor Accessories.
  • Motors: Available through 3 HP in TEFC, explosion-proof, dirty duty, brake motor, 115/230/1, 575/3, etc.
  • Electrical Controls: Magnetic starter (one direction or reversible); One direction manual starter; Momentary start/stop push button station; Forward/reversing /stop push button station. Mounting and pre-wiring for units up to 12’ long.

For more information on the Roach Model 796CALR please contact a Thomas Conveyor & Equipment Automation Engineer at 844 220 0086 or click on the Contact Us button above.

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