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paper industry Overview

Putting our best solutions on paper

From paper machine rolls to doctor blades on dryer drums to press and anilox rolls, protect your most critical components from abrasive wear and corrosion while improving the quality of each sheet of paper, board, tissue and towel.

Our chromium and tungsten carbide coatings help you retain surface finish, smoothness and gloss while extending roll life of machine calender, soft calender and supercalender rolls. Our ceramic coatings reduce corrosion, wear and static buildup on center press and wire and dryer felt rolls. Whatever the issue, we’ll work directly with you to find the best, most cost-effective solution for your business.

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specialized Solutions for the paper industry

Calender Rolls

Improve the surface quality of your machine calender, soft calender and supercalender rolls with our Super D-Gun™ and high-velocity oxy fuel (HVOF)-applied tungsten carbide and chromium carbide coatings. And extend high paper quality for longer intervals between regrinds.

Center Press Rolls

Replace your granite center press rolls with our line of corrosion- and wear-resistant proprietary ceramic coatings and get safer, easier-to-handle rolls that improve release and deliver optimal performance.

Doctoring

Enhance doctoring performance with our line of custom coatings designed to improve cleanliness, temperature stability and corrosion resistance.

Additional Applications

Our coatings can be applied to other equipment and components such as anilox, coater, wire and felt, dryer felt and paper converting rolls as well as winder drums to fight life-limiting corrosion, erosion and wear problems. 

Coating Services for the paper industry

Tungsten Carbide Coatings

Known for their superior hardness and wear resistance, our tungsten carbide coatings retain surface finish and gloss and extend roll life between grinds.

Keeping your paper line running efficiently and producing high-quality sheet are two of the most critical factors in maintaining your bottom line. Making that happen means servicing your rolls on a regular basis. That’s where we can help. Our line of roll coatings will provide needed protection while improving sheet properties.

Ceramic Coatings

We offer ceramic coatings for granite replacement center press rolls, previously coated center press rolls, and wire and dryer felt rolls that address corrosion, wear, release issues and static buildup.

Chromium Carbide Coatings

A quality, lower-cost alternative to tungsten carbide coatings, chromium carbide coatings offer good corrosion resistance with lower hardness and wear resistance for less demanding roll applications.

Products for the paper industry