Award Winning Heat Transfer Rolls & Chill Rolls

Advanced Thermal Roller Technology from Menges

Watch This Video About Menges Roller’s Heat Transfer Rolls. Our Technology Features Our Award-Winning Thermal Modeling, Multiple Roller Designs, & Specialty Finishes

Large heat transfer rollers from menges roller company in Wauconda il also chill rollers and industrial rollers and thermal rollers

Large Double Shell Rollers

In this picture, Matt Menges is pictured with four stainless steel double shelled heat transfer rolls. Menges Roller can achieve tight tolerances on these very critical rollers. We use CFD modeling to ensure the rollers are designed properly for your application.

 

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Heat Transfer Rolls

These twin heat transfer rolls will work together: one is designed to turn clockwise, the other will turn counter-clockwise.

Chill rollers from Menges Roller, such as this one, are some of the best performing industrial thermal rollers you can buy. These rollers can maintain temperatures for hours at a time at +/- 1 degree of target. This type of performance is attributed to good CAD design at the outset, quality materials, and excellent chrome finishing. Menges Roller makes some of the converting industry’s best chill rolls and heat transfer rolls.

Mirror Chrome Chill Roller

This finish is optical mirror chrome, or ‘super finish.’ With an Ra value of less than one, it maintains smooth finishes on hot plastic. Menges Roller can achieve the most technical RA you require.

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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 industry-leading heat-transfer rolls from Menges Roller Company – the leaders in double-shell technology. We’ll help you run faster, reduce waste and produce a better product.

MENGES HEAT TRANSFER ROLLS & CHILL ROLLERS:

  • Manufactured for OEMs and end-users; replacement rolls made from prints or reverse-engineering existing roller
  • Even temperature across rollface (+/- 1 degree), maintainable over long production runs & linespeed variations
  • Designed using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) thermal models & Finite Element Analysis (FEA) strength tests
  • Variety of coatings & finishes available: chrome & mirror-finishes, nickel, flame-sprayed and silicone-covered
  • Dynamically balanced for smooth rotary motion, and structurally optimized for long life & minimal maintenance
  • Large sizes are a Menges specialty: we manufacture heat transfer rolls up to 48 inches in diameter & 33 feet long
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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

By utilizing Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Technology, Menges Engineers can design rollers that meet very specific temperature profiles, with as little as +/- 1 degree temp variance.

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Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

We use a technology known as Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to test roller strength & load bearing capacities, ensuring each roller withstands the rigors of demanding use over extended periods.

THE RIGHT DESIGN FOR YOUR APPLICATION:

With 50+ years of experience, Menges Roller truly understands the best practices for implementing heat transfer rolls & chill rollers.

Whether you’re an OEM designing a new machine or a plant manager seeking equipment updates, Menges can help you.

Our double-shell, spiral-baffle design is the industry standard for advanced temperature modification. Components and finishes vary from roll to roll, but most double-shell rolls fit into either Mono-Flow or Duo-Flow categories.

Speak to a Menges Engineer to discuss exactly which configuration is most appropriate for your application.

Double-Shell Mono-Flow Configuration

With the mono-flow design, thermal transfer fluids enter one journal bore and exit the opposite journal bore.

This configuration provides high flow rates and outstanding temperature control. Our expertise in fabricating these rollers is simply unsurpassed.

Mono-flow heat transfer rollers manufactured by Menges Roller Company are famous for having very high flowrates and excellent thermal modification traits, thanks to the outstanding industrial roller design services provided by the Menges Engineering Staff.

Double-Shell Duo-Flow Configuration

With the duo-flow, thermal transfer fluid flows both in and out of the same journal bore. This is made possible by a special rotary union.

This type of roller offers excellent temperature control, and the Menges Team is expert at manufacturing this comparatively complex design.

Heat transfer rollers are also known as chill rollers, and Menges Roller makes outstanding heat transfer and chill rolls. This is an illustration of a duo flow heat transfer roller from Menges Roller. We see the spiral baffles that help circulate the thermal fluids, and we also see the inlet and outlet ports.

Single-Shell Design

Also known as the “flow through” or “can” design, this economic thermal roller meets basic temperature control needs.

Menges Roller can engineer and manufacture these rollers to fit your exact size and finish specifications.

The can style heat transfer roller from Menges Roller is the most basic type of liquid-filled roller. This design is economical and made by Menges Roller to perform for long periods of time at moderate temperatures. Chrome plating and re-plating for these rollers is also available for these industrial rollers from Menges.
A large heat transfer rollers made by Menges Roller is seen here. This chrome-plated mono-flow design was made by Menges for a leading plastic packaging company. Liquid-filled thermal rollers (chill rolls) and (heat transfer rolls) are a Menges Roller specialty.

Large Heated Rollers - Heat Transfer Roll

This large heat transfer roller was fabricated by Menges for a leading plastics company. It features a double-shell, spiral-baffle, mono-flow design with optical-mirror finish. The roller face is over 7 feet in length & 30 inches in diameter.

Menges Roller designs and manufactures chill rolls and heat transfer rollers and chill rollers and heat transfer rolls and hot rollers and cold rollers for industrial purposes

Chrome-Plated Chill Roll

This chrome-plated chill roll features a duo-flow design, meaning the fluid flows both in and out the same end. The chrome is polished to 30 Ra value, which is not quite mirror finish, but very smooth and acceptable for many applications.

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AVAILABLE FINISHES FOR HEATED ROLLERS:

Many of our rollers are used in unique processes, so we offer a range of specialty finishes to meet any need:

  • Chrome Plated (Polished to any RA Value, including mirror, optical mirror and super-finish options)
  • Nickel Plated (to resist corrosion: may also be applied to interior chamber)
  • Grit/Shot-Blasted Matte Finish
  • Standard Lathe Finish
  • Machine-Cut Grooved
  • Tempered & Hardened Treatments
  • Matte & Croydon Finishes
  • Thermal Spray & Plasma Coating, including Tungsten Carbide
  • Silicone or Thermal-Plastic Rollcovers, including Heat-Resistant, High-Release Silicone
Menges Roller manufactures chill rolls and Menges Roller manufactures heat transfer rolls like this Croydon finished roller

Unique Croydon Matte Finish

This chill roll was not manufactured by Menges, but we did apply this unique Croydon matte finish. We also performed a complete acid flushing procedure to maintain good fluid flow.

Menges roller makes heat transfer rollers and silicone covered heat transfer rollers

Heat-Resistant Silicone

This heated roller has been covered in a heat-resistant silicone. At Menges, very few rollers are ‘standard’ as each one serves a unique function in our customers’ plant.

Heat transfer manufacturing services for pulp & paper OEM and converters laminating coating menges roller

High-Volume Monoflow Design

These chill rolls have a high-volume monoflow design and 15 Ra chrome. Only Menges combines advanced thermal tech, industry-leading fabrication, and premium finishes.

Nickel plating is offered by menges roller company as an option for industrial rollers, nickel plating services, industrial roller plating

Nickel Plated Customization

We manufactured these twin rolls for a large OEM. The majority of our chill rolls are chrome plated, but these are nickel plated. Customization is our middle name.

Chill roller manufacturing for paper industry by menges roller company laminating heat transfer

Complex Long Chill Roll Duo-Flow Design

This long chill roll is a duo-flow design, meaning the water flows in and out of the same end (not the end seen here). Menges Roller is your source for this complex design.

Heat transfer chill rollers for nonwovens industry menges roller company

Geosynthetics and Nonwovens

Menges Roller Company works extensively with the geosynthetics and nonwovens market, as we made these 3 chill rolls for a new industrial fabrics operation.

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES FOR HEAT TRANSFER ROLLERS

As a full-service roller company, Menges offers a full range of support services, targeting each aspect of the roll.

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  • Award Winning Design Services
  • For Perfect Temperatures

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  • Menges Can Rebuild Your Roll
  • Less Expensive Than New Roll

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  • For New & Refurbished Rollers
  • Mirror Chrome, Nickel & More

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  • Important Maintenance Procedure
  • Flushes Away Clogs & Coagulants

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  • Part of Chrome Re-Plating Jobs
  • Or to True-Up Out of Round Rolls

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  • We Work Exclusively with Paratherm
  • Fluids to Match Any Application

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  • Protect Your Chrome Finish
  • Custom Fit Padded Rollcovers

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  • Custom Chiller & Heating Units
  • Work Perfectly with Menges Rolls

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The Menges Team will analyze your needs to determine the optimal roll configuration for your application.

Call 847-487-8877 or click today 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.

Advanced Thermal Roller Technology from Menges

Menges Roller is a leading manufacturer of heat transfer rolls, serving many industries and sub-sectors.

Heat transfer rollers, also called 'chill rolls,' are designed to cool or heat materials to a specific temperature.

These are liquid-filled rollers, usually double-shelled with thermal fluid circulating between the two shells.

Many of today's high-tech manufacturing & converting processes require very specific temperature modification - and this is where Menges Roller excels.

Menges won Technology of the Year (AIMCAL) for using Computational Fluid Dynamics to design chill rolls.

Menges Engineers utilize this technology to guaranteed to target temperatures, with variances as low as +/-1 degree.

To ensure completely dependable performance, we employ proven fabrication techniques - tested through years of product development - so our rollers never leak and your satisfaction is completely guaranteed.