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Foam Roller Covers, yellow foam paint roller cover refills
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What is the core material of this roller?

Asked on 10/01/2012 by Undisclosed

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The rollers have a composition core. They hold up well to epoxy.

Answered on 10/03/2012 by TIM BREWER
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I believe they were cardboard core. These rollers work very well with both paint and varnish.

Answered on 10/03/2012 by RICHARD ROSSELLI


Did you experience stipple from the rollers when using AWLGRIP topcoat, and if so did you tip afterwards? If you didn't tip, how well did the paint flow out? I've applied AWLGRIP topcoat with the Jen foam brushes to small parts and was pleased with the results. The brushes held up rather well.

Answered on 05/21/2014 by NEIL BLUM


Well not a chemist, but one who has bought and used dozens of these rollers with both AWLGRIP epoxy primer, AWLGRIP 2 part polyurethane enamels, and Interlux Perfection (2 part Polyurethane), the core is most likely a phenolic resin, as it does not fall apart after hours of use. I would assume that your question has more to do with how well the core holds up to the solvents used in some paints. I have not tested these rollers with Lacquers. Hope this helps.

Answered on 10/03/2012 by PAUL PALMER
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how thick of nap is this foam roller. i am hunting for 7" x1/8" nap foam rollers?

Asked on 12/12/2014 by Undisclosed

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I do not know. I never used the rollers. I had someone else do the rolling. Sorry. Merry Christmas

Answered on 12/12/2014 by JEFFREEY RAFFINI
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The nap is about 1/8 inches. I bought these and some shorter rollers for rolling epoxy primer. They give quite a good finish once you figure out the optimum amount of thinners to add, but still need sanding afterwards. The primer dissolves the adhesive and after ten or fifteen minutes the foam starts unrolling and you need to change the roller. So if using aggressive thinners buy more than you think you need.

Answered on 12/12/2014 by CHRISTOPHER SKELT


They are 1/8" thick. We were using them for coating a boat with epoxy but also found they worked very well for varnishing. They are good rollers. I have a new project for next year and will probably buy a case of them. Good luck

Answered on 12/12/2014 by RICHARD JOHNSON
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1/8 inch nap foam roller?

Asked on 07/06/2013 by Undisclosed

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Used them with varnish on a boat. Worked great. As with a brush, requires tipping off.

Answered on 07/07/2013 by ANTHONY CARNEVALE
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1/8 inch nap foam roller great for high gloss finish on FLAT surface If painting a curved boat hull I use the "roll and tip" technique. Roll high gloss paint on with 3 inch 1/16 nap Mohair pink Redtree roller that Jamestown has and have someone follow me to tip the paint with long strokes of a paint brush to catch drips and sags. A 9 inch roller is too wide to use on curved surface will cause drips.

Answered on 07/06/2013 by BROOKE SECKEL
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how many come in a pack?

Asked on 01/12/2012 by Undisclosed

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AS I recall there were two rollers in the pack. They did a fine job applying varnish.

Answered on 01/13/2012 by PHIL CARMACK
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They come in packs of 2, just like it says in the description on the web-site. Love the rollers for spreading varnish before tipping.

Answered on 01/12/2012 by DAVE CLEMENT
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Can you use these for epoxy

Asked on 01/29/2018 by Tone230 from Oklahoma

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These rollers tend to break down with epoxies, and would be fine for a very small project. We would recommend the Epoxy Plus roller covers generally.

Answered on 05/09/2018 by JD Tech Associate
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