Precision Rollers & Shafts

Our manufacturing partner specialises in the supply of precision customized parts in low to medium volumes in a wide range of materials. These include elastomeric covered rollers


Processes include

  • Compounding – formulating personalised compounds
  • Compression molding
  • Injection molding
  • Transfer molding
  • Extrusions
  • Casting
  • Molecular adhesion
  • Molding thermoplastics
  • Hot air vulcanisation and steam autoclave

Materials available

  • Natural rubber
  • NBR (acrynitrile-butadiene)
  • CR (chloroprene)
  • EPDM (therpolymer of ethylene-propylene and diene)
  • SBR (styrene-butadiene)
  • VMQ (silicone – silicone rubber)
  • PU Polyurethane (millable and cast polyurethane) AU EU

Finishing Processes

  • Precision grinding
    • Traditional grinding machines
    • Semi-automatic
    • CNC

Images Courtesy of Mussat

Steels and Plastics

Materials available

  • Stainless steels in various grades
  • Aluminium alloys
  • AVP free cutting alloy steels
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Bronze
  • Plastic resins

Manufacturing using wide range of equipment including

  • CNC sliding head lathes with a capability of Ø2 to Ø35mm and milling machines

Special finishes available include

  • Nickel plating (standard and chemical)
  • Galvanising
  • Anodising
  • Cataphoresis (specialised organic coating method that uses electrical current to deposit paint onto a part or assembled product)
  • Heat treatment
  • Nitriding
  • Hardening


The manufacturing process is supported by a dedicated quality control department with highly capable operators.

Equipment available

  • Digital gauges
  • Digital micrometers
  • Calibrated pins
  • Optical scanning systems
  • Non-contact laser measuring devices

Images Courtesy of Tecnar SLR

Roller Applications

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