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Industrial Roller Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of industrial roller manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source industrial roller manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate industrial roller companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture industrial rollers for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading industrial roller manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for industrial roller tables, 50 inch industrial rollers, or industrial rubber rollers.

Leading Companies:

  • Odenton, MD 800-394-7883

    American Urethane is the premier supplier of urethane rollers for industries around the world. We offer rapid quote responses and fast turnaround times. Our rubber rolls are designed to withstand the toughest rigors, like temperature changes, abrasives, and solvents. We are committed to providing our customers with the very best designs in the industry. Contact us today for more info!

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  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH 330-923-3256

    We take care of all your custom roller needs. Harwood specializes in replacing, repairing, and fabricating new rollers. Roll size up to 48 in. diameter, 20 ft. length and 6,000 lbs and custom options. No minimums or set up charges! We pride ourselves on being able to manufacture the most reliable and cost effective solutions.

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  • Carson City, NV 800-733-2648

    REDCO Rubber Engineering & Development is made up of a dedicated team of designers and engineers. We have nearly 70 years of experience serving industries including paper handling and computers. Our rollers are made in-house, and customization is available upon request. Contact REDCO today!

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Industrial Rollers Industry Information

Industrial Rollers

Industrial rollers are cylindrical rolls that either has an elastomer bonded to a metal core or are formed as solid rubber. As basic and integral components of numerous industrial manufacturing and processing applications, industrial rollers can suit many purposes.

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Process of Industrial Rollers

Industrial rollers can be manufactured through either molding or casting processes and even, in some cases, extrusion processes. However, the molding processes of injection and compression molding are most commonly used for solid rubber industrial rollers. In injection molding, rubber is heated and then injected into the cavity of a closed split die chamber or mold, which is then cooled to form the roller. In compression molding, the rubber is heated and then placed in a heated mold under extreme pressure in order to achieve the roller shape. In the extrusion process, industrial rollers are formed by heating rubber and then squeezing the molten rubber through a die that has a pin attached to the center, which is used to form the hollow inside of the roller.

For industrial rollers that have a metal core, the core is generally formed through a metal machining process such as metal stamping. Metal stamping is similar to the extrusion process, with the same type of die with a pin, which shapes metal cores from the inserted metal material. The top part of the die connects to the press slide, while the bottom part connects to the press bed. The punch, also known as a ram, then applies pressure, which forces the metal to be squeezed through the die and thus forms the roller. The rubber to metal bonding process is then used to form a rubber jacket over the metalcore. In this process, rubber adheres to a metal substrate through the use of a bonding agent.

Applications for Industrial Rollers

While industrial rollers are used primarily to facilitate movement to various machine parts, they can also be used to provide support and transportation to materials moving through the machine.

Some examples of different types of industrial machinery in which industrial rollers are utilized include various types of:

  • Conveyor Systems
  • Web Converters
  • Printing Presses
  • Stamping Presses
  • Feeding Machines
  • Bending Machines
  • And More

Due to the wide variety of machinery in which they are used, industrial rollers can be used in an expanse of applications including coating, drying, annealing, calendaring, embossing, metal processing, heat treating, packaging, and bulk material handling. Able to be fabricated from a broad spectrum of elastomeric materials, industrial rollers can be made from varied synthetic rubbers such a neoprene, nitrile, EPDM, and polyurethane. When formed with a metal core, industrial rollers typically have core materials of aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. Various types of industrial rollers include drive rollers, guide rollers, and conveyor rollers, of which conveyor rollers are likely the most common.



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