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Need to refurbish Lamintor Rollers

Discussion in 'Laminators' started by fresh, May 30, 2019.

  1. fresh

    fresh Very Active Member

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    It looks like we need to either replace or refurbish the rollers on our laminator. What do I google to find someone who can mill them locally? I have a US Tech Laminator and I haven't even reached out to them to find out replacement cost or availabilty. I assume its going to be expensive.
     
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  3. fresh

    fresh Very Active Member

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    I called US Tech, its $1200 per roller to replace. I bought my laminator exactly 5 years ago for $2775. The same model now costs $3350. My partner thinks we should probably just buy new rollers, and I sorta agree.
     
  4. Jburns

    Jburns Active Member

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    maybe check with a local machine shop, and see if they offer Milling services- I think a lathe with a sharp blade can do it. they may be able to put a crown on it too...
    Also -you can swap them -Upper to bottom and bottom to upper if the lower is in better chape.
     
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  6. aparat

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    you can refurbish the rollers by a company that refurbish offset rollers - they grind the old silicone down and re-siliconize the roller. The cest in our country is about 300$ for a 160cm roller.
     
  7. rjssigns

    rjssigns Major Contributor

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