Gravity Conveyor Systems

Gravity Conveyor

A gravity conveyor moves the load without utilizing motor power sources, usually down an incline or through a person pushing the load along a flat conveyor. A gravity conveyor can utilize skatewheels or full rollers. Excellent for the warehouse, back room, & production lines.

Skatewheel or Roller: Which Gravity Do I Need?

Skatewheel Conveyor

Made with steel skatewheels mounted on axles to convey product. This is the most economical type of conveyor. It is frequently used for loading trucks with the conveyor set up on removable stands or supports. Skatewheel conveyors are good for items with a smooth, flat bottom. Unlike power conveyor, the load can be wider than your conveyor if centered correctly. Skate wheel conveyors flow better than roller conveyor. A minimum of ten wheels should be positioned beneath your load at any given time.

Gravity Roller Conveyor

Uses rollers for greater weight carrying capacities than skatewheel. Rollers are recommended for uneven, open, or rimmed bottom packages. They have springloaded axles for easy removal & replacement. Unlike skatewheel conveyors, product should never be wider than the rollers. Use at least three rollers under a product at any given time.

Skatewheel Conveyor

Skatewheel conveyor is useful in setting up temporary lines in warehousing activities, shipping departments, assembly areas, etc. Sections are available in 12", 15", 18" and 24" overall width and up to 50' long. Customize by specifying top-of-roller heights, choosing guardrail, and adding an end stop.
Hytrol Skatewheel Conveyor
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Light Duty Roller Conveyor

Light duty gravity roller beds without supports come in 5' or 10' lengths and with steel or aluminum frames. Overall widths range from 12" to 24" and are available in straight and curved sections.
Hytrol Light Duty Conveyor
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Medium Duty Roller Conveyor

Medium duty gravity roller beds without supports come in 5' or 10' lengths and with steel or aluminum frames. Overall widths range from 12" to 24" and are available in straight and curved sections.
Hytrol Medium Duty Conveyor
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Heavy Duty Roller Conveyor

Hytrol heavy-duty roller conveyor Model 35-SR is designed and constructed to convey heavy loads, such as pallets, castings, etc. in steel industries and other manufacturing operations which require heavy-duty conveying equipment. Roller may be set high or low in conveyor frame depending on applications.
Hytrol Heavy Duty Conveyor
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Gravity Roller Spur Conveyor

Gravity Roller spurs are used to transfer products from one conveying line to another. They can be used in merging or diverging applications. They are ideally used where numerous lines must transfer onto a main conveyor line, from work stations or other similar operations.
Hytrol Gravity Roller Spur
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Gravity Roller Curve Conveyor

Gravity Roller curves add to the versatility of straight conveyors. Curves provide smooth product flow with minimum amount of pitch based on weight and size. Guard rails may be added for product protection.
Hytrol Gravity Roller Curve
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