Hard-To-Find and Obsolete Rollers
Have Hard-To-Find and Obsolete Rollers? Try recovering the
rollers you have!
As technology advances, many of us still hold on to tried
and true pieces of equipment that still get the job done.
Unfortunately when they need maintenance and repair it becomes
a strenuous task to find a shop capable of doing the work, as
well as one willing to take on the odd small job. Many
machines are made overseas and while parts may be available
the cost to buy one or a few pieces and ship overseas can
At J.J. Short Associates, Inc. we have been serving the
hard-to-find and obsolete niche, as it relates to rubber
parts, components and rubber covered rollers since 1977.
Rubber has many, excellent qualities, but one bad feature is
it deteriorates over time; it hates most cleaning agents and
solvents and if stored improperly will crack, become brittle
and break in pieces. So bring on your parts and rollers for:
Platens and Feed Rollers - We strip and recoat your
typewriter platens and also recoat your old and cracked feed
rollers, bail rollers and finger rolls for typewriters and
other office equipment. Whether restoring a machine or
servicing one still in use, we will make your platens and feed
rollers functional once again. We service platens and feed,
bail and finger rollers for machines from the early 1900s up
through later electric models.
We are a small, US based custom manufacturer. When you call
or email us you will be dealing with one of the owners, a
Short Family member. In many cases it might be best for us to
have you send us your part for evaluation and for us to get
all the dimensions and specifics as to rubber type and
hardness. We can quickly and safely get your part back to you
if needed. All it will cost for an evaluation and a quote is
the cost of shipping to and from our facility in Macedon, NY,
just east of Rochester. If we cannot quote your job we will
recommend someone who can or suggest another source for
At J.J. Short we have over 35 years of experience in the
roller business. We have a knowledgeable staff and the rubber
compounds, and design and process capabilities, to solve your
roller problems and satisfy your requirements.
If itís made from rubber,