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.