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CR5 5 Tonne Conventional Welding Rotators - Drive and Idler Set

5 Tonne
Conventional Rotator Set

Key Plant Automation’s CR5 Conventional Welding Rotators feature a heavy-duty, all-steel construction with manually adjustable wheel brackets to accommodate various vessel sizes. Their stackable design saves valuable production floor space when not in use.

Machine Features
  • 5 Tonne Drive/Idler Rotator Set S.W.L Capacity
  • 200mm to 3500mm Vessel Diameter Range
  • Rubber Tyres
  • Plug & Socket Pendant
  • Forklift Frame Slots
  • 2 and 3 wheel bracket options
  • UKCA / UL / CSA Options

Spec Sheet Available on Request.

Buy, Hire and Lease

Our products are available for both purchase and rental, offering flexibility to meet your specific needs.

Comprehensive Stocks

We maintain comprehensive stocks to ensure the availability of the equipment you require when you need it.

Special Builds

If you have unique requirements, we offer special design options tailored to your specific requests.


ModelKP05 Conventional Rotator Set (Drive & Idler)
Safe Working Load – Drive Unit2.5 tonne
Safe Working Load – Idler Unit2.5 tonne
Maximum Load Carrying Capacity – Set5 tonne (1 Driver & 1 Idler)
Rotation Capacity, Drive Unit7.5 tonne
Wheel Centre Distance15.1, 26.9, 38.7, 62.3in (384, 684, 984, 1584mm)
Vessel Diameter Capacity7.8in to 137.7in (200mm to 3500mm)
Rotation Speed Range5.5 to 59 in/min (140 to 1500mm/min)
Tyre TypeRubber, 85A durometer shore rating
Wheel Size15in diameter x 2.9in wide (381mm x 76mm)
Overall Height to Top of Tyre24.4in (620mm)
Remote Pendant TypePlug & Socket Five Push Button Control (forward/stop/reverse/speed control/e-stop), 50ft (15m) cable
Rotation Drive Motors1 x 0.55kW
Primary Input Power110V, 1 Phase, 50Hz
Input Current at Rated Load6.8amp
Overall Length & Width – Drive84.6in x 24in (2150mm x 610mm)
Overall Length & Width – Idler84.6in x 16.1in (2150mm x 410mm)
Weight – Drive1091lb (495kg)
Weight – Idler673lb (305kg)

Options and Features

Wheel Type

Pick the tyre/wheel best suitable for your vessel application, we provide; polyurethane (PU), steel and rubber wheel options.

Pendant & Controls

Our rotators are equipped with a 5-function wired pendant conforming to either UKCA or UL standards. We also provide options for foot switches, wireless pendants, digital speed and touch displays, and PLC controls to cater to specialised requirements.


Choose from a range of undercarriage options including stationary, manual, or motorised bogies for compatibility with floor rails.

Wheel Bracket

Select from fixed, bolted, or leadscrew adjustable wheel brackets to precisely adapt to varying component diameters.

Explosion Proof

Key Plant Automation manufactures ATEX-certified equipment for hazardous environments like paint, shotblasting, and petrochemical works.

Grooved Wheels

We offer grooved wheel options designed for cylindrical vessels with unique points of contact, ensuring secure and precise rotation.