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Steel vs Plastic Conveyor Rollers – Which Is Better?

steel vs plastic conveyor rollers

Conveyor rollers, or idler rollers, are a fundamental component of any conveyor system. They run along underneath the belt to assist with material weight support and impact, amongst other functions. There are many varieties of roller materials and types, designed for various application requirements. They vary in shape, length, thickness, lagging/material coating, and more. (See …

Different Types of Idler Rollers

Different Types of Idler Rollers DYNA Engineering

What Is an Idler Roller? Idler rollers, or sometimes simply known as conveyor rollers, are cylindrical-shaped bars that run along and underneath a conveyor belt. There are many different types of idler rollers with varying functions. Usually, idler rollers aid in the supporting of weight and impact of the materials being transported along the belt. …