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

Fiberglass 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

Click on any of the selections below to get more information and view pricing.

  • Foam Rollers

    Foam Rollers
    A 4" foam roller can be a handy tool in composite fabrication for applying various materials such as resins,...
  • Squeegees

    The Simplest, Must-Have Tool for Laminating
    3.5 star rating
    The most common tool used for spreading resin is the squeegee. Squeegees are essential for the workshop,...
  • Plastic Rollers

    Eliminate Air on Flat Surfaces and Gradual Curves
    5 star rating
    These Plastic Rollers are straight across the width of the head and provide excellent air relief for nearly all...
  • Aluminum Rollers with Plastic Handles

    Designed to Eliminate Air from Lightweight Fabrics
    These Aluminum Rollers are durable and just right for releasing air from lightweight fabrics. Both sizes... 
  • Aluminum Rollers with Wood Handles

    Remove Air from Sturdier Fabrics and Laminations
    5 star rating
    Aluminum Rollers are perfect for laminations where increased pressure is necessary to release air bubbles. They are...
  • Barrel Rollers

    Countoured Head for Small, Tight Areas
    These rollers feature a barrel-shaped head that is wider in diameter at the center and slightly tapered to both...
  • Slotted Paddle Mini Roller

    Reaches Where Other Rollers Cannot
    This all-metal roller is made to last and small enough to go where other rollers cannot. Slotted paddle ... 
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  • Thin Fin Mini Rollers

    Eliminate Air in the Tight Spots
    5 star rating
    These all-metal rollers are made to last and small enough to reach tight, complex spots. Thin vertical f... 
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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.

You can place your order on our website or, if you have any questions, call 1.800.838.8984 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST Mon-Fri.

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