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Feed Rollers 101
Feedrollers.com recognizes the importance of having the right feed roller for the job. That's why we offer the industry's largest selection of feed roller options. Whether it's steel, bonded or replaceable urethane rollers: we've got the solutions you need !
The feed system is integrally related to a moulder's, planer's or stock feeder's performance and resulting surface quality. Wood that is fed smoothly and evenly will improve finished product. Wood cannot properly be fed with feed rollers that slip or jam.
Steel feed rollers are available in a variety of tooth configurations, depending on the application. Most steel rollers can be resharpened to extend their life and enhance their performance.
Urethane rollers are used where scant materials are used, or marring is an issue. Rollers can either be bonded to a hub, or replaced on a reusable hub system. Durometers of urethane tires represent the hardness of the material. 60 is soft and 90 is hard. Urethane is color coded for easier identification. Softer rollers provide better traction, but will wear out quicker.
Here are some guidelines:
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