«ROSAVA» continues to update facilities for passenger tyre production


The company ROSAVA is implementing the second stage of the program for the production modernization (years 2011-2014) by investing in up-to-date equipment from leading European manufacturers. According to the effective contract with the company KraussMaffei Berstoff GmbH the delivery of equipment of the extrusion line for innerliner manufacturing has been completed. The total amount of the investments makes UAH 21892.815 thousand. The site for installation of the equipment is prepared.  At present discussions to agree the schedule for installation and commissioning of the equipment are being held with the manufacturers, who will supervise the fulfillment of this work together with specialists of the company ROSAVA.

The implementation of up-to-date manufacturing line will ensure to produce innerliner (airproof layer inside a tyre which replaces a tube) up to a thickness of 0.05 mm with a complex profile of complex which consists of two rubber compounds. This will result in improved performance characteristics of a tyre.

The line for manufacturing of inneliner is one of the important components of a complex process of new high-tech equipment installed under the program of the production modernization. In particular, a universal aggregate for tread manufacturing of the company Berstorff (Germany), bead-ring making aggregate of the company VIPO (Slovakia), 20 curing presses of the company Harburg-Freudenberger (Germany) are successfully operating.

 In 2012, the company is planning to launch two tyre building machines from European manufacturers (two-stage machines), equipment for manufacturing of belt cap ply, device for tread winding in bobbins, etc.