Nip Impression Paper

An Easy-To-Use, Cost-Effective Tool for Trouble-Shooting Nip Systems


Menges Nip Impression Paper Illustration with  Instructions and Diagram for Nip Systems

Insert Paper Between Rolls:

Disengage the nip to allow our paper to be inserted. Not much room is needed: 1/8” is sufficient. 

After the nip impression paper is nicely centered between the disengaged nip rolls, engage the nip at your standard pressure to make an impression.

Then release & remove the nip impression paper.

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Lay nip impression paper on the lower roller, centered, then engage the nip system.


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Perfect Nip Result

  • Proper Crown
  • Good Impression Result
Menges Roller sells nip impression paper and proof nip impression paper which measures the pressure of industrial roller nipping systems

Crown Too Large

  • This Roller Crown Is Too Large
Menges Roller sells nip impression paper and makes nip impression paper that shows unbalanced loads on nip rollers

Unbalanced Load

  • This Shows A Unbalanced Load or Misaligned Rollers
Menges Roller company offers nip impression paper and sells nip impression paper for nip systems that shows banding and roller wear and grinding on nip systems


  • Banding, Roll Wear, or Grinding
Menges Roller manufactures and sells nip impression paper and menges proof nip impression paper for industrial nip systems

Check Load & Crown

  • Check Load or Roll Crown
    (roll diameter issues)


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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This illustration shows a nipping system, complete with rubber rollers that have crowns, which helps to demonstrate how Menges Roler manufactures and services their roller products.

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In a nip system, the roller’s crown is extremely important – but not always easy to calculate. Getting an idea of how your nip system is currently working is key to making this calculation... And our Nip Impression Paper tells you exactly how well your system is performing.

Order your roll of Menges Nip Impression Paper today by calling 847-487-8877. We’ll analyze the results, determine the proper crown for your application, and get you rolling again!

  • Our Pressure-Sensitive Paper is Inserted Directly into the Nip System
  • Impressions Show Roller Loading & Nip Pressure Along the Nip Line
  • Shows Roller Parallelism & Alignment
  • Easy to Use with Instantly-Visible Impression Results
  • Enables Menges Engineers to Calculate Proper Roller Crown Dimensions
  • Low Cost ($250 for a 4.50"wide x 22 feet long kit)

Menges Nip Impression Paper is a pressure-sensitive paper that allows for quick & easy testing of nip pressure.

Visible impression marks make it easy to diagnose any flaws in the nip rollers, crown profiles or pressure settings. After inserting directly into the nip system, the paper shows areas of high nip pressure, low pressure and no pressure.Final images help on-site engineers make adjustments, or the results may be sent to Menges Roller for analysis.

This helpful product is ordered via telephone directly from Menges Roller Company: 847-487-8877.