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Guide to choosing your Resene roller


Roller No: 1

  • Smooth surfaces
  • Water thinned paint
  • 180mm and 230mm

Use On:

  • Walls, ceilings, paperfaced plasterboard, plaster, hardboard, M.D.F, smooth wallpaper, concrete and cementitious surfaces

Features:

  • Dense tightly woven dacron 8mm material.
  • Easy to clean.
  • Easy to use non-directional fabric material.
  • Fine soft woven fibres mean that this roller gives a really smooth paint finish.
  • No roller spatter.
  • Will leave slight roller texture.

Recommended for:

  • Topcoats: Zylone 20, Zylone Sheen, Lumbersider, Sonyx 101, Hi-Glo, Ceiling Paint, Lustacryl, Enamacryl, Aquaclear
  • Primers, undercoats and sealers: Quick Dry Acrylic Primer Undercoat, Broadwall Acrylic Wallboard Sealer

Roller No: 2

  • Medium surfaces
  • Water thinned paint
  • 180mm and 230mm

Use on:

  • Imperfect walls and ceilings. embossed wallpaper, concrete and cementitious surfaces, textured plaster, rough sawn timber, fences

Features:

  • Dense 12mm knitted polyblend material
  • Holds a huge amount of paint. Extra large coverage.
  • Easy to use, excellent paint release.
  • Easy to clean.
  • Gives a slight stippling/orange peel effect. Will help disguise imperfect or badly prepared surfaces.

Recommended for:

  • Topcoats: Zylone 20, Zylone Sheen, Lumbersider, Sonyx 101, Hi-Glo, Ceiling Paint, Lustacryl, Enamacryl
  • Primers, undercoats and sealers: Quick Dry Acrylic Primer Undercoat

Roller No: 3

  • Rough surfaces
  • Water thinned paint
  • 230mm

Use on:

  • Plaster, concrete and cementitious surfaces, stucco, brickwork, trellis textured coatings, all really rough work

Features:

  • Super long 35mm knitted polyblend material.
  • Holds enormous amounts of paint.
  • Extra large coverage.
  • Does not pack down. Fabric has spring and bounce to get paint into recesses and mortar joints.
  • Easy to clean.

Recommended for:

  • Topcoats: Lumbersider, Sonyx 101, Hi-Glo, X-200 Weathertight Membrane
  • Primers, undercoats and sealers: Quick Dry Acrylic Primer Undercoat

We recommend an extension pole and a large capacity ribbed tray for this work. The ribbed section lifts the roller pile each time you load.

Roller No: 4

  • Smooth surfaces
  • Turps thinned paint
  • 180mm and 230mm

Use on:

  • Walls, ceilings, floors, paperfaced plasterboard, plaster, wood

Features:

  • 5mm woven pure Angora Mohair blend.
  • The pure Angora helps spread the paint more evenly and the Angora fibres actually perforate the bubbles left in enamel paint giving a super smooth finish.
  • Large paint pick up.

Recommended for:

  • Topcoats: Lusta-Glo, Super Gloss, HD Poly-Satin (floors), Sidewalk, Flatcote
  • Primers, undercoats and sealers: Sureseal, Enamel Undercoat, Wood Primer, Particle Board Sealer

Roller No: 6

  • Extra smooth surfaces
  • Water and turps thinned paint
  • 180mm and 230mm

Use on:

  • Fine finishing on doors, cupboards, marine work, varnishes

Features:

  • 5mm fine cell foam.
  • A specialist finishing roller.
  • Gives a spray quality finish. No need to lay off with brush.
  • Ideal for cupboards, doors, entrance doors, boat hulls, etc.
  • Complete with special user instructions.

Recommended for:

  • Topcoats: Lusta-Glo (lay off with brush), Super Gloss (lay off with brush), Lustacryl, Enamacryl, Qristal Polyurethane (lay off with brush), Aquaclear
  • Primers, undercoats and sealers: Enamel Undercoat (lay off with brush)

Guide to special purpose rollers:

Strong solvents rollers - 180mm and 230mm

  • Recommended for the following Resene products and product types:
    • Polythane, uracryl, super gloss, epoxies, urethanes, swimming pool paint, Sidewalk

Roof rollers - 180mm and 230mm

  • Recommended for the following Resene products and product types:
    • Hi-Glo, Lumbersider, Sonyx 101
       
  • Primers, undercoats and sealers:
    • Galvo One, Galvo-Prime

Blacktex - Gooploop roller - 180mm

  • Will create a medium stipple effect with heavy bodied (thixotropic) paints, such as Thixalon 5.

8mm Hi Solids grit texture roller - 180mm

  • Ideal for applying Broadwall Surface Prep.
  • Will create a sponge finish plaster effect (i.e. fine finish) using Resene Sandtex which can be enhanced by overbrushing using a crows foot technique (i.e random brushing).
  • Can also be used for Resitex Standard.

Easy Reacher rollers

These smaller 100mm rollers and handles are recommended for smaller jobs which are difficult to access. They are available in a range of sleeves (as shown below) and are suitable for work similar to those rollers whose reference numbers are shown alongside.

Easy Reacher Sleeve Suitable for similar work as
Dacron Roller No 1
Fabric Roller No 2
Velvet Roller No 1
Foam Roller No 6

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