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How Do I Measure Chain Size For A Sprocket?

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December 7, 2023

Sprocket-ed rollers are a standard component in pallet conveyors and driven conveyors. When choosing sprockets, they need to match the chain. Several measurements, such as pitch, plate height, and thickness and roller diameter, determine chain size. In the United States, the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) governs all chain sizes. What Is a Sprocket? A sprocket is a mechanical […]

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How to Extend the Life of Your Conveyor System

How to Extend the Life of Your Conveyor System
September 12, 2023

Conveyor systems are essential for businesses that move heavy or bulky materials from one point to another. However, these can be expensive to purchase and install, so it’s essential to ensure your investment lasts as long as possible. Read on for tips on how to extend the life span of your conveyor system. Opt for […]

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5 Benefits of Working With a Specialized Conveyor Roller Supplier

5 Benefits of Working With a Specialized Conveyor Roller Supplier
September 12, 2023

Custom conveyor rollers are essential in the material handling industry. Understanding the benefits of a specialized conveyor roller supplier can help you choose the right manufacturer. A custom conveyor roller supplier offers personalized support, comprehensive solutions, innovation and customization so you receive high-performance replacement conveyor rollers. Why Work With a Specialized Conveyor Roller Supplier? Working […]

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Information You Need When Ordering Replacement Conveyor Rollers

Information You Need When Ordering Replacement Conveyor Rollers
March 14, 2023

  Ordering a new conveyor roller is easy and requires just a few critical dimensions in order to insure you get the proper conveyor roller. Importance of measuring each part of the equipment. By taking down all this information, you will be fully prepared to find the replacement roller that fits your needs. 1. Measurement […]

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How Adding Lagging to a Conveyor Roller Affects It

July 13, 2022

One way to maximize the productivity of a roller conveyor system is lagging. Whatever your material handling needs, lagging is added to a pulley or roller to increase friction. It’s made from materials such as rubber and carboxylated nitrile and comes in different patterns and application methods. Adding lagging to conveyor rollers and pulleys can […]

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Repair vs. Replace Conveyor Rollers

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May 6, 2022

Over time, your conveyor systems’ components will wear down and require repairs or replacement, including your conveyor rollers. When that happens, you’ll need to ask yourself some questions — is it better to replace your conveyor rollers or have them repaired? Below, learn more about how to recognize signs of wear and tear in your […]

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How To Get The BF If All You Have Is A Conveyor Roller

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February 19, 2020

As a standard practice it is always best to get the between frame (BF) measurement from measuring the frame. But what if you don’t have access to the frame or you just have a roller that has come out of a frame? Can you still get a good BF measurement? The answer is yes. One […]

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Between Frame Dimensions – The Most Critical Roller Measurement

between the frame measurement diagram from Rolcon
February 9, 2020

In a previous post The Importance of Measuring Your Conveyor Roller, I wrote about the 4 dimensions you need in order to get a replacement conveyor roller that will fit properly.  Of the four dimensions, the most critical is the between frame dimension. Getting this dimension right will ensure your replacement conveyor roller will fit. […]

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The Importance of Measuring Your Conveyor Roller

December 16, 2019
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The most important consideration when looking at replacing conveyor rollers is making sure the roller is measured properly.  In most cases, the name of the manufacturer of the roller is not needed, but knowing how to properly measure a conveyor roller and what dimensions are most critical will insure that the conveyor roller will fit. For […]

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