Thursday, June 16, 2011

Seaming Paint Rollers with the Merrow High Pile Machine










In case you were wondering how paint rollers get their shape, they're sewn into tubes by Merrow machines. The Merrow 70-D3B-2 HP is a Merrow butted seam machine that is used to join the edges of the material, creating the tube that then slides onto the roller. The 70-D3B-2 HP (for high pile) is specifically set up to handle thicker material and can be mounted to a automated railway, making it perfect for difficult, high volume applications such as this.
Nate Murray Merrow

Merrow has manufactured sewing machines since 1838 and remains one of the most interesting companies in the textile space

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