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Drag chain conveyors are best installed in applications where products do not convey well on rollers, such as pallets.



Metzgar offers three models of drag chain conveyor, customizable to individual needs.

550 Series Features

  • Two or Three Strands of #RC50 Chain
  • UHMW Chain Track
  • 9โ€ Deep x 7ga. Formed Channel Frame, Bolted Construction
  • Horsepower based on Product Weight and Speed
  • Four Hole Flange Bearings on Drive and Idler Shafts
  • Floor Supports
  • 560 Series Features

  • Two or Three Strands of #RC60 Chain
  • Steel Chain Track
  • 9โ€ Deep x 7ga. Formed Channel Frame, Bolted or Welded Construction
  • Horsepower based on Product Weight and Speed
  • Four Hole Flange Bearings on Drive and Idler Shafts
  • Floor Supports
  • 580 Series Features

  • Two or Three Strands of #RC80 Chain.
  • Steel Chain Track
  • 9โ€ Deep x 7ga. Formed Channel Frame, Bolted or Welded Construction
  • Horsepower based on Product weight and Speed
  • Four Hole Flange Bearings on Drive and Idler Shafts
  • Floor Supports
  • All 550, 560 and 580 series units have center guards with access panels.
    Center style drives to allow reversing with appropriate control stations.

    Additional Options

  • Tread plates
  • Pallet guide rails
  • Photo eyes & pre-wired devices
  • End stops
  • Fork truck barriers
  • Transition rollers
  • Variable frequency drive (VFD) rated motors
  • Color match paint to specifications, including powder coat



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