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Conveyor Wheel Manufacturers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of conveyor wheel manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source conveyor wheel manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate conveyor wheel companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture polyurethane conveyor wheels for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading conveyor wheel manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for polyurethane casters, polyurethane motor mounts, or urethane wheels.

  • Odenton, MD 800-394-7883

    A manufacturer of custom polyurethane molding, American Urethane serves a variety of industries, including chain conveyor equipment, material-handling, power tools, computers and medical. As a molding company, the materials offered have expansive applications as well as a longer service life. For a quote or additional information, visit our website or give us a call.

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  • Easton, PA 800-275-0818

    If you are in need of premiere polyurethane molding, then you have come to the right place. We precisely mix all kinds of urethane blends including blends between 20A and 90A as well as 70D. We have the expertise to design urethane sheets, rods, and tubes, as well as urethane covered parts. Many standard colors are available and can be cut to whatever size you require. For more information about our company please contact us today! We are excited to hear from you!

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  • Reno, NV 800-325-5463

    FallLine has been a manufacturer of custom polyurethane molding products for various industries since 1981. We offer a wide range of proven materials ranging from 40A - 80D, as well as the capability to formulate materials to meet specific needs. Our knowledgeable staff, on-site design team and machine shop are dedicated to offering excellent customer service and rapid turnaround times.

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  • Cranston, RI 401-946-4400

    MPC has been Shaping the Future of Polyurethane since 1965. Applying technical diversities in R&D, engineering and fabricating to sophisticated thermoset cast polyurethane processing sets MPC apart. A library of MPC patents is available to perfect your custom application.

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  • Denver, PA 717-336-7507

    We utilize the right tools for handling your tasks. We manufacture polyurethane molding solutions here in the USA. Our products are ideal substitutes for rubber, metal and other types of plastics due to the polyurethanes rigid but lightweight design. These units are resistant to oil, acid, vibration, abuse, shock and other forms of chemicals. If you have time sensitive projects then we can help with our fast turnaround and we offer a full range of stock products!

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Conveyor Wheels

Polyurethane products are becoming a popular choice in many industries since polyurethane material lasts longer when compared to rubber and plastic, and it is not nearly as noisy as metal. One application of this is found in many facilities that use conveyor wheels. Conveyor wheels are used in grocery stores, factory assembly lines and more. They are convenient because they allow heavy items to be wheeled along a conveyor by hand, giving people the chance to avoid moving these items without assistance. A conveyor wheel is similar to a caster wheel, but instead of a single wheel being attached to a bracket, a series of wheels spin around a metal rod that spans the width of a conveyor. These rods are placed far enough apart that a set of wheels can be mounted all the way across each one.

Conveyor wheels are made with different load rating options. If the conveyor will be used in an industrial setting, then chances are that the wheels need to be durable enough to regularly roll heavy materials. If the conveyor is simply being used in a retail setting, like a grocery store checkout, then it is likely that a much lower weight capacity will be acceptable. Conveyor wheels are sometimes manufactured by a specialized manufacturing company, but usually they are created by a company that builds entire conveyor solutions. The wheels are installed after the conveyor frame has been assembled.

Besides polyurethane, conveyor wheels can also be made from steel, traditional rubber or heavy duty plastic. Most steel wheels are fitted with bearings that go in between the steel to allow for smoother motion during use. When steel is used, it is cut and molded to the shape of the wheel. In some applications, the wheel will be very small in diameter, while more heavy duty applications will require a larger wheel. When rubber, plastic or polyurethane are used; the material is heated and then compressed in a mold. A small metal bushing is then added to the center of the wheel to create a strong central hub for the axle rod to pass through.

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