This sleeve is a top quality sleeve for epoxy flooring: This sleeve is especially used where lint is an issue. Like all rollers, work in well and your work should be virtually free of lint.
There are 2 categories of fabrics: Knitted and woven fabrics. This Nylon White is the high quality woven fabric.
Al sleeves are thermo-bonded (=melted) onto polypropylene. Excellent for harsh epoxies.
Please note that some epoxies are so aggressive that any roller will desolve in the end. We are not aware of a better roller than the Nylon white. We also supply this fabric as a baby roller to the marine industry since it can be reused several times with very aggressive epoxy’s.
The Microstripe blue has a 12 mm microfiber pile and gives a beautiful finish. The fabric is the same as the 9 mm version with the yellow and orange stripe. The 12 mm holds a bit more paint and the finish is slightly less smooth.
Micro fibre fabrics are only to be used for water based paints.
This fabric ( white with blue line) will be replaced by the microfiber blue ( white with speckled blue) which is identical but has a different colour pattern.
White with blue line ( to be replaced over time by the identical Micro fibre blue)
White with speckled blue (identical to the above apart from the colours)
270 mm -11″
360 mm -14″
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270mm Microstripe Blue Roller 12 mm Nap
This fabric will be replaced by the Microfiber Blue fabric below
The high quality Microstripe 2 Green 12 mm with Teflon ™ surface protector is one of the newer fabrics available. It is the first synthetic roller that behaves a little like lambs wool. The secret of this roller is very fine poly-amide coated with Teflon ™ surface protector, specially spun and twisted. In other words: a very nice finish, good coverage, easy to wash out and exceptional absorption and release of paint. The coated poly-amid rollers are strong performers in the market. Only available from ROLON and its retail customers.
These high quality, unrivalled rollers have strong support in the market. An exclusive German produced fabric, made from a continuous poly-amide fibre to reduce lint. Specially twisted during weaving and partly opened up to increase the paint holding capacity. Poly amide is best for water-based paint because it’s affinity to water. Polyester has an affinity to oil based solvents and the special polyester backing of this fabric makes it also suitable for oil-based paints.
Some experienced painters who look after the rollers use the worn-down rollers for glossing doors.
The previous version of this fabric was made from a discontinuous (called stapled) fibre. This version is now available again and has 2 yellow stripes. We realise that some painters prefer the original fabric which seem to have a slightly better productivity due to the lager number of “fibre ends” inside the nap. The materials in both fabrics are identical. Stapled fabrics always need to be used for undercoat first until all loose fibres are removed. They are a logical result of the way the fabric is constructed and produced.