A Urethane Printing Roller? Yes, A Urethane Printing Roller.
Smooth-On's urethane rubbers are used successfully every day in many unique industrial
applications because they are easy to process yet tough enough to withstand even the most
Machines used in the printing industry utilize rollers fitted with a rubber sleeve to
help control the application of ink onto paper. These rubber sleeves must withstand
thousands of revolutions per minute, running hours on-end and produce consistent results.
Furthermore, when the sleeves do break down, machine operators frequently need to
replace these rollers fast.
PMC®-724 Steps Up To The Challenge
Ross-Tek, Inc. selects PMC-724 Rubber Compound over conventional silicones to make
its patented "Squeegee Ink Saver" Printing Roller System. After trying a variety of
silicones, Ross-Tek chose this unique urethane for its chemical solvent resistance and
durability. PMC-724 lasts for about 1 million impressions vs. silicones tested which
have not lasted nearly as long.
And PMC-724 is less than 1/2 the price!
Rollers of different sizes
Rollers made of PMC®-724 are resistant to chemical solvents