Heat Shrinkable Roll Cover Products

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“On Machine Seamed” (OMS) FEP

FEP roller covers specially designed to be seamed in place on the machine
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Fluoro-Wear 502

Heat shrinkable roller covers designed for elevated temperature and high compression environments such as nip rollers
Fluoro-Wear 402 a

Fluoro-Wear 402

Patented heat shrinkable roller covers fabricated from Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene for extreme abrasion environments
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Fluoro-Wear 307

Heat shrinkable roller covers made from high wear PTFE fluoropolymer with over 10X the service life of standard FEP
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a clean seem on a roller

Fluoro-Stat 102

Heat shrinkable roller covers fabricated with static dissipative PTFE fluoropolymer
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Fluoron Custom FEP Heat Shrink Tubing

Heat shrinkable roller covers made from FEP fluoropolymer and fabricated to your exact roller dimensions

Fluoron’s Line of Custom Fabricated Fluoropolymer Heat Shrinkable Tubes & Sleeves Help You Solve Corrosion, Buildup, and Static Discharge Issues on Process Rollers

Fluoron’s heat shrinkable roller covers and sleeves made from FEP, PTFE, and PFA are designed to extend roller life and to eliminate roller build-up of “stickies”.  Each heat shrinkable roller cover is custom fabricated out of fluoropolymer sheet (FEP, PTFE, or PFA) to the exact specifications of each individual process roller to reduce cost and ensure proper fit and binding. During the manufacturing process, Fluoron technicians expand each heat shrinkable roller cover using a unique temperature and pressure expansion process. The cover can then be installed at our facility or shipped to the customer site and easily shrunk down on the process roller with a torch or heat gun. For roller positions with high friction or compression, Fluoron will etch the interior of the fluoropolymer tube to allow for strong mechanical bonding of a supplied adhesive that helps further lock the sleeve in place and prevent slipping on the roller.

Our customer heat shrinkable fluoropolymer tubes are easy to install with a simple torch or heat gun and our technicians can provide training for your facility to install them yourself. The video below shows an example of Fluoron technicians heat shrinking a FEP sleeve to a process roller.

Selecting the Right HST for Your Application

FEP Roller Covers

For low wear positions such as conveyor rollers, Fluoron’s custom FEP heat shrinkable roller covers provide a low-cost option to prevent corrosion and provide non-stick properties for process rollers. Offered in 0.020” or 0.060” thickness our FEP heat shrinkable covers can be provided in seamless up to 18” Diameter. Fluoron can provide seamed FEP roller covers for any diameter and length.

FEP roller covers are popular solutions in the pulp and paper, printing, laminating, converting and many other processing industries that are troubled by picking or buildup on process rollers.

Our FEP covers are also FDA approved and are popular in food manufacturing applications to reduce cleaning times.

PTFE Roller Covers

In more abrasive positions, Fluoro-Wear 307 heat shrinkable roller covers can provide long-lasting service, outlasting traditional FEP roller covers by over 10X.

For areas with static buildup, Fluoro-Stat 102 PTFE conductive roller covers are designed for dry areas of the machine prone to static buildup. Click here to read more about the root cause of static buildup and how PTFE can be modified to reduce the risk of personnel exposure to electric shock and ignition sources.

Fluoron PTFE heat shrinkable roller covers are offered in 0.060″ thickness and designed for rolls over 5.0″ in diameter

PFA Roller Covers

For nip roller positions under high compression and temperature, Fluor-Wear 502 heat shrinkable roller covers have higher flex fatigue and temperature resistance. Designed for a continuous operating temperature up to 500°F (260°C) these covers are offered in either 0.020” or 0.060″ thickness and designed for rolls between 1.75″ and 18.0” in diameter.

UHMW-PE Heat Shrinkable Roller Covers

For extreme abrasion environments, Fluoron’s patented Fluoro-Wear 402 Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMW-PE) heat shrinkable tubes are made out of the world’s strongest plastic and have higher abrasion resistance than steel. These covers are popular in high wear environments such as marine piling applications.

At Fluoron we pride ourselves in our quality workmanship, rapid response times and best in class customer service.  Contact us today to request a quote or speak with one of our technical specialists about your particular roll surface and release needs. We look forward to becoming a strategic partner with your organization to help optimize your process, improve safety and product quality, and reduce production downtime.