Industrial rollers are like the unsung hero of machinery. Their primary function involves facilitating the movement of various materials through intricate processing machinery. Additionally, they offer crucial support by ensuring materials stay properly positioned and free from displacement or jams during machine operation. Even the slightest deviations in performance can result in wasted resources and time spent rectifying issues, meaning precision and longevity matters when it comes to these rollers. 

There are multiple distinct types of rollers that can support various processes. 

Drive rollers 

Drive rollers are used to provide power and motion transmission. 

Guide rollers 

Guide rollers steer objects in specific directions. 

Conveyor rollers 

Conveyor rollers facilitate the smooth transport of products or loose bulk materials over extended distances and are essential for efficient transportation. They are the most common type of industrial rollers.  

These rollers can support an increasingly vast array of manufacturing processes and applications. Most are coated with varied materials, such as polyurethane, EPDM, Nitrile, and neoprene. Regardless of coatings and applications, it’s vital to invest in high quality rollers. 

Why does the quality of industrial rollers matter? 

It’s important that the rollers being used are high quality to avoid costly production line breakdowns and delays. Cheap rollers use substandard materials and don’t provide the durability and reliability you need for your operations. You’ll run into issues like: 

  • Premature wear and tear  
  • Damage to expensive equipment 
  • Defective products and outputs 

All of which can lead to unplanned downtime and unexpected costs to your business.  

To avoid these negative outcomes, it’s best to find a supplier and servicer you can trust to deliver superior products to keep your operations running smoothly.  

How can Harwood Rubber Products help? 

If your operations involve industrial rubber rollers, we are the partner you want in your corner to provide the highest quality products and customer service. 

Since 1965, we have manufactured top quality industrial rubber rollers and a variety of custom rubber coated products. We also offer rubber roller recovering and regrinding of your used rollers along with repair of worn bearing surfaces and replacement rollers. We are experts in creating custom compounds to match your unique application.  

With nearly 60 years of experience in the industry, we can assure you of reliable performance in every rubber roller application. Our 30,000 square-foot location guarantees your orders receive prompt attention, eliminating annoying and costly delays. Both pickup and delivery services are available to minimize your downtime. 

We are heavily focused on quality and consistency. When there’s an issue, we fix it right the first time. With a broad array of products and services offered, we can deliver exceptional results in a short amount of time to keep your business moving seamlessly.  While others settle for less, we will never stop striving to continue earning your trust – our customer relationships are the driving force of our business. 

Get in touch with our team to learn more about how our offerings can support your operations.