Drum motors for transportation

Drum Motors are used for driving fixed or portable conveyors for the transport of bulk goods of various kinds. They also find use in beltless transport facilities. The HIMMEL®-Conveyor Drum Motor has always discovered further applications in drive technology due to its space-saving design and its good adaptability to the given operating conditions. HIMMEL®-Conveyor Drum Motors have been used with great success for decades in many areas of conveyer technology.


Some of the features that characterize the high technical level are:

  • Drum diameter in 14 different diameters ranging from 60 mm to 800 mm
  • Power ranging from 0.03 kW to 132 kW
  • Drum lengths of 320 mm to 2000 mm depending on the diameter
  • Belt speed of 0.05 m/s to 4.5 m/s
  • Drum body can be supplied in crowned or cylindrical designs.###li
  • Protection up to IP 67 are available.
  • Electrical windings designed to ISO Class F
  • Special voltages and frequencies are available on request.
  • Drum motors are filled with oil for cooling and lubrication.
  • The degree of efficiency is above 97%.
  • The gear unit is very robust, as only hardened and ground gears made from steel are used.

The following extras are available for special conditions:

  • Frequency converter
  • Magnetic brakes
  • Back stops
  • Rubber coatings
  • Belt drives
  • Brush motors

We also provide the corresponding idlers and clamping bearings matched to each drum motor.

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