Speedball Soft Rubber Brayer Printmaking Rollers

1 customer review


  • Material: Soft, natural latex gum rubber.
  • Finish: Precision-ground for even ink distribution.
  • Frame: Heavy-duty steel for enhanced durability.
  • Flexibility: 40/42 durometer rubber, suitable for uneven surfaces.
  • Sizes: Available in widths ranging from 1.5in / 2.5in / 4in/  6in.
  • Ink Compatibility: Works with both water-based and oil-based inks.
  • Care: Requires careful cleaning and storage to maintain quality.
  • Check out our guide on inking lino blocks with a brayer.


Free UK Delivery over £40. Save 5% Use code 5-off-prod

H GreggH Gregg
12:11 08 Apr 24
Excellent service - prompt dispatch and delivery. Goods arrived well packed in eco-friendly packaging. Rapid response to contact, highly recommended.
Mark JacobsMark Jacobs
10:46 22 Nov 23
great products with good pricing and excellent customer service
Joseph BellJoseph Bell
11:21 16 Sep 23
I've been wanting to have a go at screen printing for a while and this little starter kit was perfect. Good price and quick delivery - thank you.
Kathrina WainstokKathrina Wainstok
07:33 14 Sep 23
Bought some lino printing bits from here. Perfectly packaged, arrived undamaged, prompt and actually helped with some advice on some new techniques. The more specialist tools really made a difference to my work.
Jordan LewisJordan Lewis
14:01 13 Sep 23
Loved my lino printing kit, good quality quick delivery
Steve BaileySteve Bailey
14:01 13 Sep 23
Amazing lino printing ink ! Great customer service !
Martin PageMartin Page
19:46 10 Jul 23
A great selection of products, quick delivery and high quality. Ordered some lino cutting blades and a set of watercolour paints. Will definitely be ordering again.
22:09 20 Jul 18
Awesome work, highly recommend!


Speedball Soft Rubber Brayer Printmaking Rollers

Key Features:

  1. Material Composition: Each roller is made from soft, natural latex gum rubber. This material choice is significant for ensuring a smooth, uniform application of ink.
  2. Precision-Ground Finish: The rollers feature a precision-ground finish, enhancing their ability to spread ink evenly, which is particularly beneficial when working with intricate designs.
  3. Frame Durability: The heavy-duty steel frame of the rollers adds to their durability, making them a reliable tool for frequent use in various printmaking projects.
  4. Flexibility and Durometer: With a 40/42 durometer rubber, these rollers are flexible enough to ensure even ink distribution, even over surfaces that are not perfectly flat. This flexibility is crucial for high-quality printmaking.
  5. Roller Diameter: Each roller has a diameter of 30mm, which is an optimal size for handling and maneuvering across different surfaces.
  6. Width Variations: The rollers come in various widths, catering to different sizes of printmaking blocks and preferences of artists.
  7. Ink Compatibility: Designed to work well with both water-based and oil-based inks, these rollers are versatile for different printmaking techniques.

Care Instructions:

  • Cleaning: Post-use cleaning is crucial to maintain the roller’s quality. However, care must be taken to not damage the rubber.
  • Storage: When storing, lightly dust the roller with talc to prevent the surface from becoming sticky. Also, ensure that nothing is pressing against the roller’s surface to avoid any deformation or damage.

Available Sizes:

  1. Speedball Soft Rubber Roller / Brayer – 1.5in (38mm): Ideal for small-scale projects or detailed work.
  2. Speedball Soft Rubber Roller / Brayer – 2.5in (63.5mm): Suitable for medium-sized prints and varied applications.
  3. Speedball Soft Rubber Roller / Brayer – 4in (101.6mm): A versatile size for a range of printmaking projects.
  4. Speedball Soft Rubber Roller / Brayer – 6in (150mm): Perfect for larger prints, offering wide coverage and efficient ink application.


The Speedball Soft Rubber Brayers are a top choice for artists and printmakers due to their quality, flexibility, and range of sizes. Whether working on small, detailed linoleum cuts or larger woodblock prints, these rollers offer consistent, even ink distribution and durability. Proper care and storage are essential to maintain their performance over time. With the variety of sizes available, artists can select the most suitable roller for their specific printmaking needs.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Lino Roller Size

38mm (1.5inch) Soft Rubber Roller, 63mm (2.5inch) Soft Rubber Roller, 101mm (4inch) Soft Rubber Roller, 152mm (6inch) Soft Rubber Roller


1 review for Speedball Soft Rubber Brayer Printmaking Rollers

  1. Jeremy Aynsley

    Quick and friendly response with updates on the progress of the order.

Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *