Line Shaft Conveyors

Drive Per Roller Chart

See table below to determine the drive capacity per foot of roller.

438 Drive Capacity 440 Drive Capacity Condition & Type of Product to be Conveyed
8 lbs. 15 lbs. Soft uneven bottom, unbalanced loading, noticeable bumping thin corrugated, wire baskets, plastic or metal totes.
10 lbs. 20 lbs. Slightly uneven bottom, balanced loading, normal corrugated, plastic or metal totes.
12 lbs. 25 lbs. Firm flat even bottom, balanced loading, good surface to roller contact, heavy corrugated.
20 lbs. 40 lbs. Hard flat even bottom, uniform and balance loading, full surface contact, plywood, fiberboard or rigid sheets.