Roach 796LS Medium-Duty Line Shaft Conveyor

Roach 796LS Medium Duty Line Shaft Conveyor

At a Glance

  • Medium-duty line shaft driven
  • Single drive for all accessories
  • Reversible

Conveyor and Additions Driven by a Single Drive

The Roach 796LS medium duty line shaft driven conveyor has gained widespread usage with its unique design. Curves, spurs and a number of accessories may be driven by a single drive.


Tread Rollers: 1.9" dia. x 16 ga. steel, model 196S grooved.
Drive Belt: 3/16" dia., polyurethane belts. Nominal 15 lbs. per roller drive.
Drive Shaft: 1" dia. C1018 cold rolled steel shaft.
Couplings: Couplings located both ends (type A), one end only (type B or C) or none (type D).
Center Drive: Reversible drive; located approx. 18" from end of bed section for 3" and 6" RC; 16-1/2" for 4" RC.
Bed: 7" x 1-1/2" x 12 ga. formed steel channel frame. Bed sections attached w/ splice plates and floor supports.
Speed: 60 FPM, constant.
Bearings: Precision, lubricated, ball bearing units with composite housings.
Motor Drive: 1/3 HP, 230/460/3, 60 cycle, ODP right angle gear motor.
Roller Chain: Drive shaft is driven by No. 50 chain. Chain take-up provided on motor base.
Electrical Controls: Optional.


Side Mounted Drive: Provides overall conveyor height of 10".
Floor Supports: Supports, knee braces, casters and polytier supports available.
Ceiling Hangers: 5/8" dia. threaded rod with hardware to attach rods to conveyor. Provides 6’ clearance between ceiling and TOR (furnished in place of floor supports).
Speed: Constant speed 15-120 FPM; DC variable speed; AC inverter variable speed. Minimum operating speed for line shaft conveyor is 30 FPM.
Galvanized Rollers: Tread rollers available in galv. steel, model 196G.
Guard Rails: 1-3/4" x 1" formed channel (model GC), adjusts horizontally to 8" wider than roller and vertically to 6" above roller; formed steel fixed (model FSG) in 2", 4" and 6" heights; fixed channel (model FC); 1-1/2" angle (model GA1-1/2).
Motors: Available through 2 HP in TEFC, explosion proof, dirty duty, 115/230/1, 575/3, etc.
Electrical Controls: Magnetic starter (one direction or reversible); One direction manual starter; Momentary start/stop push button station; Forward/ reversing /stop push button. Mounting and pre-wiring for units up to 12' long.

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Horsepower & Drives

1/3, 1/2 21"
3/4, 1 22"
1-1/2, 2 23"

Roach 796LS Conveyor Lengths and Unit Weights

Unit Weights (lbs) with 3" Roller Centers
Per Foot

Roach 796LS Conveyor Unit Weights for Other than 3" Centers

Tread Roller
15" BF
19" BF
21" BF
25" BF
27" BF
33" BF
39" BF
Per 5'Per 10'Per 5'Per 10'Per 5'Per 10'Per 5'Per 10'Per 5'Per 10'Per 5'Per 10'Per 5'Per 10'

Please contact Pro Pac or call 888-318-0083 for your conveyors.

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