Xerium Introduces Hyperstar XLS Roll Cover Technology for Heavy Coat Weight Applications

YOUNGSVILLE, NC, Dec 10, 2014 (Globe Newswire) — Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched Hyperstar XLS roll cover technology. Hyperstar XLS is the latest addition to the industry leading Hyperstar XL family of roll covers. Hyperstar XLS is specifically engineered to provide a softer cover option for heavier coat weight applications in film presses. In addition, due to its unique design, this cover delivers superior wear resistance compared to other similar-hardness roll covers. Hyperstar XLS also incorporates newly developed technology providing the smoothest cover finish of the XL cover family. 

“The roll technology team is proud to unveil yet another step change in roll cover performance on these demanding heavy coat weight applications. Hyperstar XLS roll cover technology was developed to address our customers’ requests for a softer roll cover with increased run time between regrinds while reducing coating cost with improved film split performance,” said Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO of Xerium.  “Hyperstar XLS continues Xerium’s leadership in size press and film coating applications with its patented “XL” technology.  We are continually striving for innovations enabling our customers to achieve new performance levels by applying our technology.”  

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