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Technical Information

Canning Conveyor is an established supplier of idlers, rollers and accessories in both steel and polymer for over 40 years.
Canning Conveyor carries a large range of stocks of idlers, rollers & replacement rollers for many known brands & accessories – providing an off the shelf availability second to none. We also manufacture Replacement rollers to suit your requirements and request you use our roller order form, which includes full details of shaft types & roller dimensions for you to fill in with your roller requirements to forward to us for prompt price & delivery.
All our products we supply are manufactured using the latest technological methods.

Top quality raw materials are used during the manufacturing process thus ensuring that all products produced are to the highest degree of precision and excellence.
Our fully trained and experienced sales staff will help and assist with any queries or questions you may have regarding the availability and suitability of steel, polymer and any other associated ancillary products.


The standard specifications for Canning idlers are:

  • Tubes: To BS 6323 Part 5 ERW1 / DIN2394
    Material: St 37 DIN 17100 (63 / 76 / 89 / 102 / 108 / 127 / 133 / 159 Dia)
  • Shafts: To BS 970
    Material: 230M07 Free Cutting
  • Housing: Cold pressed and calibrated to ISO M7 tolerances
    Material: Steel for Deep Drawing DIN 1623/1624
  • Bearing Assembly: Rear Lip Seal
    Material: ISO PA6 (Nylon 6)
  • Bearing: Deep Groove Precision Ball Bearings (6204 / 6205 / 6305 / 6206 / 6306 / 6308)
    Triple Lip Labyrinth: Material ISO PA6 (Nylon 6)
    Circlip: Heavy Duty
    Cover Cap: Cold Pressed Deep Drawn Steel to DIN 1623/1624 and Zinc Plated
  • Lubrication: Permanent for roller life - Lithium grease NLGI Grade 2 or 3
    Protection: Single coat of quick drying grey primer paint

There are many other variations that are available to suit specific applications such as:

  • Different paint finishes, powder coating or zinc plating
  • Rubber Impact, Rubber Disc Returns or Rubber Spiral Disc Returns
  • Vulcanised Rubber Covering to various thickness and hardness
  • Gravity Rollers



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