Lumber Pressure Rolls

Overhead Gravity Pressure Roll

Overhead Gravity Pressure Roll

The Mellott Overhead Gravity Pressure roll is used behind a rip saw or planer to assist the feed of lumber onto a rooftop transfer.

Overhead Gravity Pressure Roll Brochure
We have an on-site engineering and design team capable of meeting your specific needs. We will consult and coordinate with you to customize our products and to design systems in order to provide the best options for your application. Email or call 717-369-3125 to speak with us.

Main Product Components

Sizes:Standard: 24”, 36”, 48”. Custom sizes are available. (Recommend 6” wider than planer or rip saw)
Rolls:6-5/8” OD with 1-7/16” shafts and bearings
Height:34” +/- 1” with adjustable feet


Special:Sumitomo reducer with 2 hp Motor
Special:2 hp Variable Frequency Drive (speed - to be determined)
Electronic Sensor:Air cylinder, valve and electric eye. Life expectancy of the overhead gravity pressure roll will be enhanced if the electric eye lowers the top roll onto the lumber as opposed to the lumber driving the top roll open.