Van der Graaf

Manufacturing drum motors for the past 30 years in the USA and Canada, Van der Graaf continues to adhere to a simple principle; design a superior product to meet customer needs in a changing marketplace. In 1985, we started in a 3,500 square feet facility. Today, we have over 200,000 square feet of manufacturing space in USA and Canada utilizing the latest technology and CNC equipment. Our mission remains the same today as it was in 1985: to provide reliable solutions to the material handling industry, through innovation, precision-manufacturing processes and after sale service.





Extreme-Duty Drum Motor Catalog
Van der Graaf

Van der Graaf is a leading designer and manufacturer of specially engineered drum motors. Built to endure the demands of the bulk handling industry – from ship loading, to ... Read more


Extreme-Duty Series Drum Motor
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Drum Motors for Mining and Aggregate Applications Requiring High Power Conveyor Drives The rugged design of the Van der Graaf drum motor is ideal for the harsh and abrasiv ... Read more


Case Study Video: Pinetree Power
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Pinetree Power, a subsidiary of GDF Suez Energy North America, in Fitchburg, MA, upgraded their conveyor drives to Van der Graaf Drum Motors. This upgrade allowed them to free ... Read more


Energy Efficiency Comparison: Drum Motor vs. Conve ...
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The purpose of this experiment is to compare efficiency, losses and overall energy cost between a conveyor powered by the conventional motor/gearbox conveyor drive and a conve ... Read more


Conveyor Brush Belt Cleaner
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The Van der Graaf Brush Belt Cleaner offers a belt cleaning solution to remove residual materials from conveyor belts without the wear and tear of a conventional belt scraper. ... Read more