C-Trak have developed a range of Chain Driven Powered Roller conveyors not to be confused with lineshaft which are a completely different concept and have plastic spools driven by elastic bands if this is the type of roller required please go to our dedicated page by clicking here
Who uses Chain Driven Rollers
Often found in warehouses and distribution centres as they will tolerate continual use under harsh conditions.
Typically used for heavy duty application and supplied in the following;-
1/2" or 5/8" pitch transmission chain roller diameters from 60mm to 100mm pitched to suit the product being handled.
Widths up to 1m and lengths up to 20m can be supplied using one drive. 90 degree bends can also be supplied.
C-Trak Powered Roller Conveyors Video
This video handles plastic tubes using our powered chain roller conveyors. .
Advantages of Chain Driven Rollers
Capable of high loads
Can be used in wet areas
Stops can be fitted between rollers
Ideal for pallet handling
Powered Roller Conveyor is more expensive than Lineshaft
Loss of drive down line if a single chain breaks
Not suitable for bends
Not suitable for irregular shaped products
Not suitable for small products and could fall in between rollers.