This is a professional 100mm ink roller by Essdee which features a machine ground EPDM premium rubber surface of over 122mm. Made to be an incredibly smooth heavyweight roller which can store a larger amount of ink on it's surface compared to their standard range giving you increased performance including better coverage and transfer of ink. The concentric EPDM rubber surface is a medium hard 60 shore meaning it has a strong resistance to indentation and will give an excellent pickup and deposit of many types of ink. A professional ink roller is just the choice of tool for an artisan printmaker with great recovery in terms of indentation and a solid resistance to common printing chemicals. The material used for the handle is a polypropylene with a slot featured for hanging, the roller offers self lubricating nylon bearings, EPDM rubber surface, an aluminium core and a steel shaft. The rollers are versatile and can be used for a range of purposes or disciplines from block printing, scrap booking, laminating and even the application of window films and vehicle graphics.