Simple tools can make a sizable difference for your finished part.

Rollers and Squeegees help to ensure that resin has been thoroughly and evenly distributed within a lamination, further improving your fiber-to-resin ratio and improving strength properties. As they are pushed along the surface of your wet lay-up, they help to:

  • Saturate fabric, pushing resin into reinforcement and dry areas that might result in weakness for finished parts
  • Eliminate air pockets trapped between layers of reinforcement or within the weave of fabric, which can also result in weakness
  • Push excess resin out of the lamination, preventing brittleness in a finished part

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Squeegees

Squeegees

The Simplest, Must-Have Tool for Laminating
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Plastic Rollers

Plastic Rollers

Eliminate Air on Flat Surfaces and Gradual Curves
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Aluminum Rollers

Aluminum Rollers

Remove Air from Sturdier Fabrics and Laminations

Barrel Rollers

Barrel Rollers

Countoured Head for Small, Tight Areas

Slotted Paddle Mini Roller

Slotted Paddle Mini Roller

Reaches Where Other Rollers Cannot

Thin Fin Mini Rollers

Thin Fin Mini Rollers

Eliminate Air in the Tight Spots
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Aluminum Slotted Paddle Roller

Aluminum Slotted Paddle Roller

Get More Air Release in Hard-to-Reach Spaces


Aluminum Rollers

Aluminum Rollers

Designed to Eliminate Air from Lightweight Fabrics

Bristle Roller

Bristle Roller

Stiff, Flexible Bristles Work Out Trapped Air

Economy Wire Handle Rollers

Economy Wire Handle Rollers

Remove Air from Smaller, Flatter Applications

Quick Change Roller Cages

Quick Change Roller Cages

Tough Enough to Withstand Pressure and Solvents

Aluminum Finned Roller Sleeves

Aluminum Finned Roller Sleeves

Evenly Distributes Pressure to Larger Composites

Aluminum Long Groove Roller Sleeves

Aluminum Long Groove Roller Sleeves

Saturate Large Surface Areas and Eliminate Air

Aluminum Bubble Buster Roller Sleeves

Aluminum Bubble Buster Roller Sleeves

Deflate Air Pockets in Hard-to-Reach Areas

Aluminum Slotted Paddle Roller Sleeves

Aluminum Slotted Paddle Roller Sleeves

Get More Air Release from Heavily Filled Resins

What's the difference among these fiberglass rollers? Obviously, the width and circumference of roller heads should be matched to the size of your project. In addition, the surface of each roller serves a specific purpose:

  • Thin, parallel fins that run along the circumference of the roller head are used to apply greater pressure for saturating fabric.
  • Long, parallel fins that run along the width of the roller head, much like a paddle wheel, work well for saturating unidirectional fabrics, but watch for splashing.
  • Often called "bubble busters," use rollers with rigid "nubs" to deep pockets of air. Don't use these with Chopped Strand Mat.
  • Slotted paddle rollers are used to saturate fabric and pop air bubbles simultaneously. Again, watch for splashing with any version of the "paddle wheel."
  • Bristle rollers are flexible, and ideal for releasing air trapped in irregular surfaces.

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