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How Do I Measure Chain Size For A Sprocket?

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August 14, 2020

Sprocket-ed rollers are commonly used on pallet conveyors and driven conveyors. Sprockets are designed for use with a specific chain.  Chain size is determined by the chain pitch.  In the United States all chains are made to an ANSI (American National Standard Institute) standard. What is Pitch? Chain size is commonly referred to as Pitch. […]

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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

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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 standard […]

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