With safety to new applications

The specific characteristics of the various plastics and their blends are as diverse as the areas in which they are used. The demands on functionality of components are increasing, particularly in sectors such as the construction and automotive industries or medical technology. The health and medical device industry is subject to very strict regulations to Read more about With safety to new applications[…]

Improving the scratch resistance of PMMA with ROWALID SR Masterbatches

The many positive properties of acrylic glass (polymethyl methacrylate, abbreviated PMMA) have made it very popular and it is used in various industries. ROWA Masterbatch has improved the scratch resistance further enriching this valuable plastic. Acrylic glass is frequently used in outdoor applications such as windows and facades and to create advertising spaces and company Read more about Improving the scratch resistance of PMMA with ROWALID SR Masterbatches[…]

Cooperation of ROWASOL with KraussMaffei Extrusion, OPM Mechatronic and ColVisTec at K 2019

Liquid colors for plastic coloring need not be molten before processing and can therefore be injected further downstream in the process, bringing great advantages with respect to color change time and material consumption. At booth C24-27 of KraussMaffei Extrusion GmbH, Hannover, at this year’s K Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, they will showcase this capability Read more about Cooperation of ROWASOL with KraussMaffei Extrusion, OPM Mechatronic and ColVisTec at K 2019[…]

ROWA Lack further expands its waterborne lacquer portfolio

With various water-based products from the ROWAKRYL®, ROWATHAL® and ROWAFLON® ranges already available for applications such as PVC-coated tarpaulins, print media and artificial leather, waterborne coatings from the ROWANYL®-group now complete the product range. The gloss product ROWANYL® 105004W, for example, is suitable for the production of (foamed) artificial leather, which is produced in a Read more about ROWA Lack further expands its waterborne lacquer portfolio[…]

Extruder screws in the fast lane

ROWA Masterbatch and ROMIRA are equally renowned as industry specialists for the highest quality standards and products tailored to the customer. A common, technical core competence of the companies is less well known: The extruder screw facility (the Schneckenhaus) in which the pairs of extruder shafts are stored. The spaces of the extruder screw facility Read more about Extruder screws in the fast lane[…]

It’s the surface that counts!

Optimized PVD grades from ROMIRA provide a premium alternative to electroplating. A metallic surface is a sought-after property for various plastic parts, not only as a decorative feature, but also regarding their functional use. Today, these surfaces are still largely produced using galvanic processes. Due to environmental problems, especially when chromium (VI) compounds are used, Read more about It’s the surface that counts![…]

MATT IT IS!

These days, if you look at the cosmetics sector or the electronics sector, for example, you will notice that the majority of the latest generation products have one thing in common: they all have a matt finish. Modern consumers regard matt surfaces as premium quality and elegant, which is why they are increasingly in demand. Read more about MATT IT IS![…]

ROMILOY® ASA/PA has potential

For several years now the surface quality of components made of ROMILOY® ASA/PA blends has been a key factor for customers placing their trust in these products. The new development of a special ASA/PA compound is a continuation of this positive trend. This ROMILOY® product group is distinguished by its appearance and tactile properties on Read more about ROMILOY® ASA/PA has potential[…]

Precision par excellence

ROWA Masterbatch and ROMIRA are once again investing in the future with the purchase of new color measuring instruments. Externally somewhat inconspicuous but equipped with impressive inner virtues: CM-3700A are the 5 new technical assistants from ROWA Masterbatch and ROMIRA. These are the latest generation spectrophotometers that are designed at the highest level for perfect Read more about Precision par excellence[…]

Aqueous coating systems for tablecloth finishing

Don’t give stains a chance! ROWA Lack provides new systems for applying finishes for long-lasting cleanliness. Vinyl-based tablecloths are a cost-effective way to set decorative accents while at the same time protecting furniture from everyday wear and tear. For practicality and to maintain an attractive appearance the tablecloth must be resistant to soiling and easy Read more about Aqueous coating systems for tablecloth finishing[…]