Rubber disc return rollersRubber disc return rollers from Elite Roller Manufacturing feature four tapered roller bearings (two in each hub) for unrivaled smooth, true operation and a service life that is up to three times longer than traditional two-bearing roller designs. The company says that the rollers are characterized by:

  • In addition to significantly longer service life, the patented “quad bearing” design withstands more severe applications than traditional rollers. 
  • Made with universal shafts, and 5-, 6- or 7-inch diameters, they fit any manufacturers’ brackets. 
  • They are ideal for abrasive and corrosive environments, including use in mining, aggregate materials handling, power plants and more. 
  • In addition to longevity, the patented Elite design allows the re-use of the axle assembly.
  • Because there is no welding on the idler assembly, any damaged parts can be replaced in just minutes. 
  • Rollers can be refurbished at a fraction of the price of new ones, with 90 percent of the materials re-used. 
  • They are available with standard shell thickness of 3/16 and ¼ inch. 
  • Standard rollers include ¾-inch bearings, while heavy duty rollers are equipped with 1 ¼-inch  bearings. 
  • They are available for belt widths of 18to 96 inches. 
  • An inner support tubes ensures that hubs are independent of each other for smoother operation and longer life. 
  • Stainless steel shafts are also available for corrosive applications.