Drum Motors

Drum motors are widely used today from low power domestic ranges through to heavy industrial kilowatt options. In the lower power ranges, the drum motor can be found in automatic shutters, blinds, lightweight doors and in a number of limited power home automation applications.

Drum motor

We have a range of products for industry and customised options that can be found in the following applications:

  • Conveyors
  • Materials handlings, airports, etc.
  • Checkouts and checkins
  • Distribution/warehouses
  • Food and drink industry
  • Specific automated applications:
    • Flexible doors/protectors
    • Industrial tank and pool covers
    • Flexible roofing
    • Agricultural machines
    • Large publicity panels
    • Marine (dock side)
Specification Overview
Power0.094 to 5.5 kW
Speed0.094 to 2.4 m/f
Force108 to 5,670 N

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  • Design life: 50,000 hours
  • No alignments – chains, external drives
  • Simple to connect
  • Compact self contained unit
  • Safety:
    • No chains – bearings or couplings – totally enclosed
    • Special stainless steel finishes / Customised finishes
    • Low noise levels
    • IP67 seals
    • Withstand steam cleaning & washdown
  • Connectivity:
    This product range can be easily connected to PC systems, PLC controls, etc., due to the efficiency of the precision gears and smooth transmission of the units.

If you need a wrap or web transmission in a very tight space envelope, we recommend the drum motor solution.