October 10th, 2021 by . Posted in Tech Advice Deco, Tech Advice Industrial, Tech Advice Marine, Technical Advice

Choose the right brush & roller for the job!

With many generic types of paints, substrates and brush and rollers, it can be difficult to be sure what brush or roller to choose for the job.

This product selection guide should make it easy for you to choose the right painting tools.

Roller
TypeGenericSubstrateLow-drawingMaterial roleHair lengthSizesName of the roller
Waterborne wall paintLatex, acrylicRoughFatPolyester18mm10.18 & 25 cmDualon Wall Roller Flex Copenhagen
Smooth / slightly roughThinPolyester18mm10.18 & 25 cmDualon Wall Roller Flex Copenhagen
SmoothThinPolyesterShort coat10.18 & 25 cmToptex Wall Roller Copenhagen
Waterborne lacquer paintAlkydSmoothThinPolyester (felt)Short coat – 4mm5 & ​​10 cmFelt Lacquer Roller Copenhagen
Synthetic lacquer paintAlkyd / OilSmoothThinMousseSuper nice5 & ​​10 cmFoam Lacquer roller Copenhagen
Primer Waterborne & SyntheticSmooth / slightly roughMediumMousseFoamFoam Primer Paint Copenhagen
Solvent born 2 component coatingsEpoxy, PUSmooth / slightly roughFatNylon18 & 25mm18 & 25 cmNylon 2-components Copenhagen Roller
SmoothThinNylon8mm10.18 & 25 cmNylon 2-components Copenhagen Roller
Wood VarnishSlightlyThinMohair4 mm10 & 18 cmVelours Lacquer Copenhagen Roller 18cm and 10cm
Wood stainSlightlyThinMicro fiberLange coat 9mm10 & 18 cmMircroFiber Stain Copenhagen 10cm and 18cm
Brush
TypeGenericMaterial roleFormName of the role
Waterborne wall paintLatex, acrylicSyntheticRound & flatCopenhagen’s
flat brush small or big
SyntheticRound & flatFitex brush (wood)
Waterborne lacquer paintAlkydSynthetic Round & flat Copenhagen’s
flat brush small or big
SyntheticRound & flatFitex brush (wood)
Synthetic lacquer paintAlkyd / OilSynthetic Round & flatCopenhagen’s
flat brush small or big
Bristle Round & flatCopenhagen’s
flat brush small or big
BristleRound & flatFitex brush (wood)
Solvent worn 2 componentEpoxy, PUBristleFlat2 components brush
Synthetic Round & flatCopenhagen’s
flat brush small or big
WoodstainMixFlatStroke flat brush