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Materials for printing press rollers

Printing press rollers are an essential component of any printing press. They are responsible for transferring ink from the printing plate onto the paper or other printing substrate. There are several different materials that can be used to make printing press rollers, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.

Roller materials:

Rubber: Rubber is the most common material used for printing press rollers. It is durable, flexible, and can be easily engraved with patterns or designs. Rubber rollers are also resistant to chemicals and solvents, making them ideal for use with various inks.

Polyurethane: Polyurethane rollers are known for their high resistance to wear and tear. They are often used for high-speed printing applications and can be easily cleaned.

Silicone: Silicone rollers are highly resistant to heat and chemicals, making them suitable for use with a wide range of inks and printing substrates. They are also highly durable and long-lasting.

Surface materials:

Steel: Steel is a common surface material for printing press rollers. It is highly durable and can withstand high pressures and temperatures. Steel rollers are often used for embossing or engraving applications.

Copper: Copper is another popular surface material for printing press rollers. It is highly conductive, which makes it ideal for use with heat transfer inks. Copper rollers are also highly durable and can be engraved with intricate designs.

Ceramic: Ceramic rollers are highly wear-resistant and can withstand high temperatures. They are often used for printing applications that require precision and accuracy.

In addition to these materials, printing press rollers can also be coated with various materials to improve their performance. For example, rollers can be coated with chrome or tungsten carbide to increase their hardness and wear resistance.

Materials for printing press rollers

Hebei DaYa Rubber Roller Co., Ltd. has strong production capability and professional R&D ability, and a whole set of producing and testing equipment: a mixing mill, filter separator, rubber roller winding machine, Polyurethane pouring machine, plate vulcanizing press, numerical universal cylindrical grinding, digital controlled lathe, planer type milling machine, hard-support bearing balancing machine, rubber tension tester, etc. to meet the demand of production and testing. 

The company has also gained the whole quality management system: ISO 9001: Quality Management System Certification in 2000 and the consecutive re-certificate have been passed; the 2008/ISO 9001: Quality Management System Certification in 2008 has passed in 2010. 

Through constant technology improvement, my company’s biggest processing diameter is 2000mm, the longest processing length is 8000mm, and rubber hardness (Shore A): is 20-100°.




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