Carbon Fiber Roll Design

A Lightweight Solution That’s Perfect for Low-Load Applications

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Carbon Fiber Idler Roller

This is a fairly typical carbon fiber roll. These feature a lightweight composite tube with aluminum or steel inserts, either liveshaft or deadshaft (this is liveshaft).

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Rubber Covered Carbon Fiber Roll

For rubber-covered carbon fiber rollers, vulcanizing knowledge is critical. Our technicians know how to prevent tube deformation while generating perfect rubber covers.

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Carbon Fiber Roll With Bolt-On Journal

This carbon fiber roller, 10″ x 120″, features steel inserts, bolt-on journals that are manufactured and installed by Menges Roller.

This roller will not be rubber covered and is ready for service.


The Menges Team will analyze your needs to determine the optimal roll configuration for your application. Call 847-487-8877 or click Request A Quote and get started on an industry-leading heat-transfer roller from Menges Roller Company – the leaders in double-shell technology. We’ll help you run faster, reduce waste and produce a better product.

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Rollface Surfacing After Finishing

The rollface has been smoothed and leveled via Menges’ computer-controlled CNC precision finishing service. We offer several surface finish & ‘smoothness’ options on a carbon fiber roll design.

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Unfinished Carbon Fiber Roll Cores

These carbon fiber tubes are still raw. Menges will finish the rollface, then fabricate & install jounal inserts. The yellow material is the sacrificial layer key when rubber covering.

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Finished Carbon Fiber Tubes

The carbon fiber tubes have been precision ground and feature new deadshaft aluminum inserts.

We Can Quote Your Project

By clicking the Request A Quote button you can upload your specs, get your project quoted, or ask us all of your questions.


 As A Full-Service Roller Company, Menges Offers A Full Range Of Support Services That Target Each Aspect Of The Roll

Carbon fiber rollers from Menges Roller Company are sometimes covered in rubber or urethane, and thislink shows how different elastaomers can be applied, including silicones and synthetic rubbers.

    • All Types of Covered Rollers
    • Many Groove & Finish Options

Carbon fiber rollers made at Menges Roller Company in Wauconda Illinois are sometimes rubber covered and grooved, and this picture explains these important industrial roller services.

    • For All Rubber Rollers
    • Multiple Pattern Options

Carbon fiber rollers, manufactured by Menges Roller Company, can be rubber covered and serrated, then used in a wrinkle removing function, which is also recognized as a web spreader function.

  • Web Spreader Rollers
  • Spiral Serrated Rollers

Menges Roller Company sells carbon fiber rollers which are balanced and ready to perform in any process.

    • Eliminates Vibration & Loping
    • Reduces Material Damage

Let Us Handle Your Carbon Fiber Roller Needs

Carbon fiber rollers are perfect for standard idler positions and basic web handling needs. And the Menges Team is your best source for new carbon fiber rollers and composite roller services. 

Call (847-487-8877) to speak to a Menges Roller Engineer.


  • Menges Roller offers advanced carbon fiber and composite materials with low weight & high strength profiles
  • Deadshaft and liveshaft journals available, with all inserts & shafts manufactured and installed by Menges Roller
  • Carbon fiber rollers may be rubber covered or an exposed fiber finish (which is precision ground)
  • Rubber rollcovering of carbon fiber rollers requires unique vulcanizing knowledge, available exclusively at Menges
  • Using computer-controlled CNC finishing, Menges achieves very exact OD tolerances on carbon tubes
  • Several roughness & surface finish options are available, matched to suit your friction requirements

Carbon fiber has an outstanding strength to weight ratio, and Menges Roller offers a range of composite tube options, journal and insert options, as well as rubber-covering & surface finish options.

Our carbon fiber rollers may be smooth-finished to an exact OD or covered with rubber, which may be grooved, serrated or crowned.  All rolls are balanced for vibration-free rotary motion

Speak to your Menges Roller Engineer about the unique capabilities and capacities of carbon fiber industrial rollers.