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Print Press Cylinder Reconditioning and Manufacturing

Quality. Reliability. No Surprises.

Print quality. Up-time. Productivity. Are any issues more critical to your plant’s performance? How do print cylinders affect your quality, up-time and productivity?

We specialize in cylinder manufacturing and reconditioning for high-volume, web-offset presses. We manufacture to the highest standards. At HFW Industries, our goal is to be your one source service provider by being a leader in the integration of high-performance surface restoration and enhancements by combining the latest manufacturing technology with more than 65 years of experience.

Manufactured or restored to OEM specifications, when a cylinder ships from our facility, it is ready to be installed.

Quality Assured
Whether we are manufacturing original equipment cylinders or reconditioning to OEM specs, quality is our priority. Our dedicated cylinder manufacturing cell houses state-of-the-art equipment in a climate-controlled environment. Working alongside our team of manufacturing engineers and journeymen machinists is our quality control personnel, monitoring every job through each operation to ensure the final product meets or exceeds the required specifications and tolerances.

Open Pricing
When your press components arrive, we put our industry-leading knowledge to work, conducting a full inspection of each cylinder. This allows us to provide you with detailed recommendations for the work scope to be performed and a detailed breakdown of the cost. Only after receiving your approval, will we begin work. The result? High quality reconditioning without surprise processing expenses!

Engineered Services for the Graphic Arts Industry include:

  • Cylinder Manufacturing
    • Plate, Blanket and Impression cylinders
  • Cylinder Reconditioning
    • Plate, Blanket and Impression cylinders
      • Thermal spray and chrome plating
      • Duragap® HFW’s durable, protective slot edge
      • Journal repairs
      • Bearer change-outs
      • Precision machining
      • Dynamic balancing
      • Finish grinding
  • Folding Cylinders
  • Jaw Cylinders
  • Fountain Rolls
  • Bearing Cartridges

For more than four decades, we have been manufacturing print cylinders for OEMs and press rebuilders, and rebuilding cylinders for many of the printing industry’s highest volume facilities. Our global clients include many of the industry’s largest operations.

When it comes to supporting your plant’s performance, you can count on HFW for cylinder remanufacturing with the highest levels of quality and reliability, and no surprises.

Please check out more about our proprietary  Duragap®process, take a tour of our climate-controlled cylinder department and see the detailed process that goes into every rebuilt and manufactured print cylinder.

Refer to our Photo Gallery and Videos pages, as well as our Facilities List, for additional details and examples of the one source capabilities we offer. Or, Contact Us to get all the facts about the coatings and services we provide the printing industry.

For additional technical data on HFW repair processes, please refer to our Technical Library for a list of our continually updated technical data sheets.

HFW is your one source supplier for Cylinder manufacturing and reconditioning!