About VDG (Van der Graaf)

VDG (Van der Graaf) is the largest designer and manufacturer of drum motors for for a variety of material handling and processing applications, from packaging, warehousing, postal, parcel, to automotive and baggage handling.

The VDG Drum Motor is a one-component conveyor drive with all drive components enclosed inside the drum and designed for 80,000 hours of continuous operation before maintenance. The compact VDG Drum Motor allows more conveyors to fit into less floor or overhead space, ensuring a safe, efficient and space optimized conveyor drive solution. Utilizing cutting-edge production technology and automation, VDG ensures quality, fast delivery, and customer support.

Videos

  • VDG: Keeping Your Food Processing Facility Up and Running

  • Eliminate Lagging Delamination & Improve Belt Traction with VDG's IronGrip™ Lagging System

  • IronGrip™ Lagging vs. Standard Rubber Lagging

Downloads

CrossDrive™The CrossDrive™ is an internally geared belt conveyor head pulley. It has the same gear reducer with the same 96% mechanical efficiency as the drum motor.Download
Energy Efficiency ComparisonA conveyor efficiency comparison study was conducted to measure energy consumption, performance, and overall energy costs between a traditional external motor/gearbox drive and the VDG IntelliDrive™ Permanent Magnet Drum Motor.Download
IronGrip™ LaggingLagging failure can lead to significant downtime and substantial costs. VDG is leading the industry in eliminating these concerns with the new patented IronGrip™ lagging system.Download
Standard Series Drum MotorStandard Series Drum Motors are designed for belt conveyors for a variety of material handling and processing applications, from packaging, warehousing, postal, parcel, to automotive and baggage handling.Download
The Evolution of the Drum MotorWhat sets the drum motor apart from a conventional conveyor drive is that the drum motor has all drive components, including the electric motor, gear reducer, and all bearings housed inside the drum, presenting a unique belt drive design.Download

Contact Us

13771 Cavaliere Drive
Shelby Township, MI 48315
USA

Megan McCullough
Phone: 888-326-1476
Fax: 888-326-0089

Trade Shows

Come See Us in Booth S1275


Come See Us in Booth B1413

Product Categories

  • Automotive
  • Conveyors
  • Food and Beverage
  • Manufacturing Facility
  • Other Material Handling Equipment and Systems
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Postal/Parcel
  • Warehousing and Storage

Brands / Products

  • CrossDrive™
  • GrizzlyDrive® Series Drum Motor
  • IntelliDrive™
  • IronGrip Lagging™
  • SSV Series Drum Motor
  • Standard Series Drum Motor