Conveyor Frame

The conveyor frame should be rigid enough to support the hardware which will drive and support the belt. Suggested materials include: stainless steel (for food processing applications), aluminum, painted, or galvanized steel.

Refer to the chart below for proper clearances.


Clearance Between Frame and Belt

Conveyor Length
Belt Widths 0–10' 10–20' 20–30' 30–40' 40–50'
0–6" 1/8" 1/4" 3/8" 1/2" 5/8"
7–36" 1/4" 1/2" 3/4" 1" 1–1/4"
37–60" 3/8" 3/4" 1–1/8" 1–1/2" 1–7/8"
61–84" 1" 1" 1–1/2" 2" 2.5"
85–108" 1–1/4" 1–1/4" 1–7/8" 2–1/2" 3–1/8"