Rubber Rollers

At Clifton Rubber we have over 50 years of experience in manufacturing, covering and refurbishing rubber rollers.

Rubber Roller Coverings

Rubber Roller Covering Expertise

  • We refurbish existing rubber rollers, cover free issue rollers or manufacture complete new rubber rollers
  • In-house engineering support means we can manufacture steel, aluminium or plastic drums and shafts
  • We can collect, refurbish and deliver your rubber roller back to you with short lead times
  • Over 50 years experience in covering rubber rollers in a range of elastomer materials
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Rubber Rollers Coverings

At Clifton Rubber we have over 50 years of experience in manufacturing, covering and refurbishing rubber rollers.  

We are leading UK experts for all your wheel covering requirements.

Rubber Roller Covering Capabilities

We provide a one-stop shop for all rubber roller requirements and our investment in the latest roller covering and precision engineering equipment means we offer a complete in-house rubber roller manufacturing service.  We can: 

  • manufacture complete new rubber covered rollers including the steel or aluminium drum and shaft,
  • apply rubber coverings to customer roller drums and shafts supplied to us free issue, or 
  • refurbish worn rubber covered rollers including either stripping and replacing the existing rubber covering or re-grinding the existing rubber surface.

Rubber Roller Covering Service

We can collect customer rollers and free issue drums using our own transport or we will arrange collection using one of our trusted logistics partners.  We aim to offer a fast and reliable roller covering service and always try to accommodate quick turnarounds for breakdown situations.

Our advanced covering, curing and grinding equipment mean we can cover rollers up to 8 meters in length and 3 metres in diameter.

Rollers can be ground to various profiles using our state-of-the-art CNC equipment including: Smooth Parallel Ground, Crowned Ground, Tapered Ground, Polished Finish or alternatively we can supply rollers with Plain Finish,

We can also groove rollers in various patterns including: Helical Groove, Diamond Pattern, Lineal Groove, Spiral Groove, Castellated, Chevron Grooved and Herringbone Groove.

Precision Engineered Rollers

Roller Engineering Service

Our in-house precision engineering division has the latest in CNC machining and fabrication equipment and a team of experienced precision engineers.  This in-house engineering capability allow us to keep control of quality and lead times for all our customer’s roller projects. 

Our engineering team can manufacture complete new rollers from most engineering materials such as mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium or engineering plastics including nylon and polypropylene.  We can also offer an in-house repair service for damaged roller drums, shafts, journals and keyways.

Rubber Roller Materials

We use high quality ethically sourced rubber compounds to cover rollers including but not limited to:

  • Natural Rubber (NR)
  • Ebonite
  • SBR 
  • Neoprene
  • Nitrile
  • EPDM
  • Hypalon
  • Silicone
  • Polyurethane

Our polymer compounds can be specified to meet specific performance criteria including food quality, anti-static, conductive and fire retardant.

Red Silicone Roller

Roller Applications

The industries we work in are wide ranging including agriculture, pharmaceuticals, food and drink processing, print and packaging, recycling, aerospace and construction to name but a few. Typical roller covering applications include:

  • Conveyor Drive and Idler Rollers
  • Print Rollers
  • Steel Processing Rollers
  • Heavy Duty Rollers
  • Transfer Rollers
  • Materials Handling Rollers
  • Agricultural Rollers
  • Laminating Rollers
  • Squeegee Rollers
  • Food Processing Rollers
  • Industrial Rollers
  • Packaging Rollers

Why Use Clifton Rubber?

Clifton Rubber’s roller covering service is regarded as the best in industry for quality and value.  Our rollers are guaranteed, so you can be assured of our commitment to keep your equipment running.  Our expert team have accumulated many years’ experience in manufacturing and covering rollers and can advise on any issues or queries including material specifications, roller design or end use applications.

We maintain a certified quality system to ISO9001:2015 to ensure our rubber rollers meet our high-quality standards every time.

Contact us today to discuss your roller covering requirements or book a collection.

Industrial Rubber 


  • u0022There are a lot of rubber rollers in our food processing plant and Clifton Rubber have always provided a great refurbishment service when our rollers need repairing. We get our rollers back quickly and they are always great quality.”

    Brad, Maintenance Engineer, Food Processor

  • u0022Excellent service which is unusual in this day and age. The polyurethane screening stars do the job great, very very pleased.u0022

    Richard, Owner, Screener Manufacturer

  • u0022Really pleased we found Clifton rubber, their technical team really helped us in the early stages of our project and now they produce our parts which we know will be top quality every time.u0022

    Sophie, Purchasing Manager

  • u0022Just to let you know that our new ditch matting that we purchased from you is spot on. Used all through this busy season, really pleased with it.u0022

    Ken, Fairford Bowling Club

  • u0022Since Clifton Rubber has taken over the re-covering of these gripper pads the customer has had no premature failures and the products have a much longer lifespan.u0022

    Tom, Manufacturing Company