American Roller Company specializes inSpecialty Roller Coverings and Coatings
and the Design & Manufacturing of Roller Cores
Products and ServicesRubber RollersUrethane RollersWear Resistant CoatingsHeated & Chilled RollersCore Design & RepairSpreader RollersSpecialty RollersConsulting ServicesIndustries ServedFilm & FoilTissue & TowelPackagingPrintingSteel Mills and Coil CoatingPaperTextile

Printing

The roller, coating, and covering needs of the printing industry are met by American Roller Company. We offer a full line of products for sheet fed offset, web offset, letterpress, flexo, conventional gravure and gravure-ESA. Goss community, urbanite, and suburban products also available. Our printing rollers are designed for high speed applications with excellent corrosion and abrasion resistance. We have built an industry wide reputation for quality, innovation, dependability, and superior value. Put a world class roller partner to work on your business!


Roller Positions

Foam Roller
Glue Roller
Ink Feed Roller
Ink Ductor Roller
Ink Fountain Roller
Ink Oscillator/ Vibrator Roller
Ink Rider Roller
Ink Form Roller
Ink Transfer Roller
Lightweight Idler Roller
Paster Roller
Pick Up Roller
Pull Roller
Water Ductor Roller
Water Fountain Roller
Water Form Roller
Water Pan Roller
Water Rider Roller
Water Slip Roller
Winding Transfer Roller
Developer Roller
Charge Roller
Wetting Roller

Digital Business Printing

Business PrintingAmerican Roller Company's ISO-9001-registered Arcon facility is dedicated to the design, manufacture and testing of smaller rollers for business information applications. Our elastomeric-covered wheels and rollers provide transport for paper, film, tickets, money, pharmaceuticals, electronic media, and a variety of other materials worldwide. Products are custom designed to OEM specifications for demanding digital graphics and healthcare imaging industries. Roller compounds are tested in small batches prior to manufacture to ensure roll performance to specifications.

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Printing Industry Product Suggestions 

Arcolon

Arcolon

Arcolon roller characteristics allow them to operate with reduced running temperatures and can help reduce hysteresis failures that lead to roller blow outs. They possess excellent hardness and dimensional stability, provide consistent performance, reduce downtime and maximize even ink distribution.

 
Vinylar AV

Vinylar AV

Vinylar AV coverings have specially formulated plasticizers which resist hardening and help to maintain dimensional stability, which minimizes resetting, and extends roll and plate life. Vinylar rollers can be ground smooth which ensures even ink distribution through the train. Recommended for sheet fed presses up to 15,000 IPH and slow speed web offset and letterpress presses up to 1500 FPM. Can be used with both conventional and UV inks.

 
V-Series

V-Series

V-Series offers superior hardness and dimensional stability compared to conventional compounds in presses using UV and EB energy curing inks. V-Series rollers resist end picking, provide consistent ink transfer and provide a long service life.

 
V-Series

Arcostat

Arcostat rollers obtain proper ink transfer, set the web tension between units and propel the web through the press. Whatever your application, there is an Arcostat roller for your line.
PF Series: Recommended for core-charged ESA systems without a back up roll and speeds up to 3000 FPM.
PH Series: For any surface charged ESA system; up to 2000 FPM with a back up roll; up to 3000 FPM without a back up roll.
PM Series: For any type of ESA system with a back up roll and press speeds above 2000 FPM. PM500 is for Sulzer Escher Wyss Nipco impression systems.
PV Series: Any surface charged ESA system with a back up roll and press speeds above 2000 FPM.