Skeleton Drive Units

Manufacturer: Richards-Wilcox

Richards-Wilcox Skeleton Drive Units incorporate the use of a caterpillar drive chain connection to the head shaft and idler shaft assembly.

The skeleton drive is not equipped with a motor, reducer, friction clutch, driven sprocket or roller chain.

Ideal Applications

  • Zig-Zag, Twin Track and Over-Way applications
  • Customer needs to replace their existing drive, but wants to use the existing motor, reducer and sprockets
  • Customer wants to supply his own motor, reducer and sprockets
  • Can be used with an extended head shaft and jackshaft to join two or more conveors together for timing purposes


Capacity of the unit: 750 lbs. chain pull.



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Skeleton Drive Units

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