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Overhead Conveyor Components
In the 1930’s FRANTZ developed strong expertise in the development of overhead door componentry and built an international business manufacturing residential and commercial overhead doors. In the 1990’s FRANTZ sold its door business, but the manufacturing and engineering expertise for overhead trolley wheels and sheaves continues. Adapting FRANTZ Dreadnought wheel expertise to Rotating Carriers has produced carriers with superior qualities. Our overhead components continue to be manufactured in Sterling, IL with the quality you have come to expect from FRANTZ. Compare….FRANTZ Overhead Components are simply better.

This is our Overhead Component value to you:
  • Quality Built Design for Long Life
    FRANTZ trolleys and rotating carriers utilize Sterling® Steel Ball quality balls. Wheel discs are riveted in place for a strong tight fit. Our wheels are rigorously tested by our engineering staff to provide you with a peace of mind quality product that will last. Overhead trolley wheel load ratings range from 65# to 300#’s. Rotating carriers load ratings range from 100# to 150#.

  • Tortoise Shell® tough discs
    Dreadnought Rotating Carriers and trolley wheel discs are Tortoise Shell® toughened to outperform under abusive conditions. Tortoise Shell® products will last longer and lower the lifetime cost of your conveyor product.

  • Design Flexibility
    Interchangeable components and wheel expertise allows FRANTZ to rapidly custom design and build a trolley wheel for your application. FRANTZ offers 5 standard models of Dreadnought Rotating Carrier. Wheel disc design and hole placement provides for multiple eye-bolt and u-bolt configurations. Holes also are designed for draining of paint and other liquid material adding further value.

  • Sterling Armor®
    For applications where corrosion is an issue, FRANTZ offers Sterling Armor®; a special heat treating process that changes the physical microstructure within the steel surface to provide corrosion protection superior or equivalent to stainless steel in most environments. Finishes include gloss black or dull patina.
    Sterling Armor® is a cost effective solution to your overhead component corrosion challenges.

Overhead Conveyor Components by FRANTZ. Simply better.

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