About VDG (Van der Graaf)

VDG (Van der Graaf) has been designing and manufacturing high efficiency drum motors to drive belt conveyors since 1985, for industries such as food processing, packaging, unit handling, mining/aggregate, automotive, among others. The drum motor design has the motor, gearbox and all moving external components of the conventional drive enclosed inside the drum, improves operator safety, is more hygienic and efficient, reduces maintenance and equipment washdown-time. The VDG innovative all 316 stainless steel continuous profile design, SSV Sanitary series drum motors, exceed industry expectation in sanitation and operator safety.

VDG continues as the leading manufacturer of drum motors by adhering to high quality standards and utilizing cutting edge production technology. All VDG drum motors are manufactured in-house in USA and Canada, ensuring quality control, fast delivery and after sales service.


  • SSV Sanitary Drum Motors - The most efficient & hy


CrossDrive™The Cross Drive™ has all vital components such as gears, bearings and seals permanently lubricated within the drive shell. Download
Standard Conveyor Drive v IntelliDrive™ Drum MotorA conveyor efficiency study was conducted to measure and compare energy losses and overall energy costs between a conventional externally mounted motor/gearbox configuration and the VDG IntelliDrive™ permanent magnet motor technology with an integrated VFD.Download

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13771 Cavaliere Drive
Shelby Township, MI 48315

Megan McCullough
Phone: 888-326-1476
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