Rodolfo Comerio S.r.l.

Via 4 Novembre 165, 21058 Solbiate Olona (VA)

Telephone +39 0331 641680
Fax +39 0331 641666

Trade fair hall

  • Hall 16 / B54
 Interactive Plan

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K 2016 hall map (Hall 16): stand B54

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K 2016 fairground map: Hall 16

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.01  Machines and equipment for preprocessing and recycling
  • 03.01.002  Two roll mills

Two roll mills

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.01  Machines and equipment for preprocessing and recycling
  • 03.01.009  Compounding lines

Compounding lines

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.02  Machinery and plant for processing
  • 03.02.006  Calenders
  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.02  Machinery and plant for processing
  • 03.02.009  Machines for the tyre industry

Machines for the tyre industry

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.03  Post processing machines and downstream equipment
  • 03.03.005  Winding equipment
  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.03  Post processing machines and downstream equipment
  • 03.03.006  Slitter rewinders

Slitter rewinders

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.04  Machinery and plant for finishing, decorating, printing and marking
  • 03.04.001  Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products

Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.04  Machinery and plant for finishing, decorating, printing and marking
  • 03.04.003  Embossing equipment

Embossing equipment

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.04  Machinery and plant for finishing, decorating, printing and marking
  • 03.04.004  Laminating plant

Laminating plant

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.10  Parts and components
  • 03.10.003  Rolls


Our products

Product category: Calenders

Calenders for plastics

It is the most prestigious production and covers the whole range of materials that can be calendered: S-PVC, E-PVC, ABS, PP, PET, TPO.

The high precision calenders, “I”, “F” or “L” shaped, with 2, 3, 4 or 5 rolls, rotating on bearings without clearance, are provided with special post-calenders featured by high efficiency small rolls.

Highly sophisticated winders granting an extremely precise tension control on the film, suitable to wind up small or big diameter ranges of single or multiple bobbins, complete the lines.

Specific post-calenders for:

- Clear soft films

- Laminated coloured soft films

- Glossy lacquered soft films

- Reinforced films for flooring

- Rigid and semi-rigid films for printing

- Rigid films for thermoforming

- Rigid films for pharmaceutical industry

- Bioriented rigid films for adhesive tapes

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Product category: Laminating plant

Laminating machines

This type of equipment is suggested for products that require high stability and quality and for a maximum variety of treated items.

It is designed for hot lamination of up to six sheets or combined lamination using adhesives in one single work process and for subsequent embossing.

The heart of this type of equipment is the gradual and independent heating of each sheet on small diameter rolls, placed in very closed proximity, with specific surface finish and internal construction, appropriately driven, heated and cooled in order to provide the sheet with the best laminating conditions.

The sheets are laminated one by one with very wide entry angles to avoid air inclusions with the heating process being completed on other, small diameter rolls.

The material is embossed in a vertical position, after a final heating process with an infrared unit for adjustable and graduated heating across its width and length, with the engraved and rubber rolls designed to obtain the best thermal exchange between fluid and sheet, the absolute temperature accuracy and minimum possible flexions across the entire width.

Efficient control units for adjusting tension and the temperature, in addition to the subsequent sheet take-off, stabilizing and cooling rolls guarantee the production of a perfectly laminated material without any tension or with no air inclusions, with increased engraving speed and accuracy, perfectly flat and with no elastic memory

The remarkable production rates and the high efficiency of these equipment make the production of a wide range of products possible:

• Thickness range of the materials to be laminated - 0,06 - 1,2 mm

• Thickness range of finished products - 0,5 - 2,5 mm

• Film width more than - 2.500 mm

• Line speed higher than 50 m/min

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Product category: Embossing equipment

Embossing units

RODOLFO COMERIO proposes its exclusive and patented system able to perform the embossing in register of any kind of material (extensible or reinforced).

This aim is achieved thanks to an highly innovative laminating and embossing line that allows to:

-Continuously unwind and automatically cut and join different materials to be laminated

-Center them

-Preheat them by means of infrared heaters

-Continuously laminate them

-Emboss the back surface of the obtained laminated material

-Emboss in register, by keeping in synchrony the pattern of the printed film with the engraving of the embossing roll

-The embossing unit is furthermore provided with a revolving device allowing the quick change of the engraved roll, minimizing production interruption and consequently the scraps

-Cool the laminated and embossed material

-Trim, cut and stack the slabs

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Product category: Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products

Rotogravure Printing Machines

RODOLFO COMERIO offers rotogravure printing machines suitable for soft extensible films, which are typically troublesome for register keeping and request frequent production changes.

Their distinguishing features are their very accurate sheet conveying, their control in electrical axis of the printing units, the very short path between the printing units, the efficient horizontal drying tunnels and an innovative system for quick roll change.

RODOLFO COMERIO offers combined lines both for varnish, primer and colour printing and for water-based or solvent-based lacquering of extruded or calendered PVC film, artificial leather and coated fabrics, as well as for laminating with reinforcing fabrics or soft films and for surface embossing, for very different productions.

Distinguishing features of these lines are high-performing vertical drying tunnels provided with independent ventilation for each printing unit.

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Product category: Winding equipment

Winders and Unwinders

Machines designed to guarantee high performances both from speed and quality point of view allowing a continuous winding tension control.

The winders produced by RODOLFO COMERIO are suitable to wind up all kind of plastic film, such as:

Rigid, semi-rigid and flexible PVC sheet of different thicknessPVC sheet laminated to any type of reinforcing material, paper, fabric, fiber glassRubber sheets and profilesRubber sheets laminated to textile and steel cord

The range of is extremely wide and goes from simple winders with manual material cutting to turret winders provided with completely automatic cutting device.

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Product category: Calenders

Roll mills

Machines designed to be installed in the calendering lines for plastics and rubber production or to be used in series in mixing rooms or separately, they all involve the fundamental principles of sturdiness, manoeuvrability and economy.

These principles are exalted by the use of steel frames and rolls, provided with self-aligning bearings, driven through reduction gears and independent universal joints or through hydraulic motors, and equipped with attachments purposely designed to eliminate any manual procedure.

These roll mills are suitable to:

- Act as a lung in calendering lines for plastics

- Automatically prepare the rubber compound in the mixing rooms

- Act as crackers and feeders of rubber calendering lines

- Mix special products such as silicone, asbestos, medical products, plastics and rubber in general

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Product category: Calenders

Calenders for rubber

RODOLFO COMERIO calendering lines for rubber, traditional and sturdy, benefit more and more from the achieved remarkable improvements and continuous development that have led to manufacture up to ten plants per year since 2000.

The high output calenders are “I”, “S” or “F” shaped, with 2, 3 or 4 rolls, rotating on bearings without clearance, and are provided with pre and post-calenders optimized to achieve any peculiar technological requirement.

Lines differ because of the final production and includes:

- Lines for rubber sheet production

- Lines for steel cord rubberizing

- Lines for steel cord rubbering for OTR

- Lines for textile cord rubberizing

- Lines for conveyor belt production

- Over size calendering lines for special applications

- Lines for innerliner calendering

- Profiling calenders

- Calenders for rubber strips

- Calenders for rubber bands

- Special roller head and roller die calenders

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Product category: Rolls


The calender rolls are the heart of the machine, and the condition of the rolls affects the quality of the calendered product. The planarity of the film, the machine direction and transverse profiles, the surface aspect of the film, as well as the calendering rheology, basically depend upon the surface precision and finish of the rolls.

The rolls realized by RODOLFO COMERIO are ground, guaranteeing a very high working precision, by recreating the same working conditions under which they shall work, using the same bearings as used in the calender and applying the identical preloading forces.

- Surface linearity < 2 m

- Surface concentricity < 3 m

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Product category: Winding equipment

Inspecting Rereeling Machines

Machines suitably designed to allow the packaging of the rolls guaranteeing high output speeds maintaining full quality control with significant savings in term of labour costs.

These machines are perfectly suitable for quality control, cutting, automatic winding and packaging of PVC reels or other materials, single or laminated with other sheets, or with fabrics of different nature or paper.

Final packaging of the reels can be performed in different ways:

- with plastic film or paper sheet, automatically unwound and cut

- with shrinkable film which wraps up the roll at the outlet of rereeling machine

- by sealing the material end-tail by means of sprayed adhesive before rolling up the last material centimetres.

Phases of material threading up, winding with established length, sheet cutting, loading of the new cardboard core, packaging and storage follow a completely automatic cycle, with high output speed and total guarantee of constant tension and non-deformability of the sheet.

Winding is performed either by means of contact winding through a contact roll or by spindle axis control or using both systems.

Technical data:

Diameter of the reel to be unwound – 1500 mm

Maximum reel diameter wound in contact – 500 mm

Maximum reel diameter wound axially – 1000 mm

Diameter and width of winding cores - variables

Number of wound reels on core - variable

Cutting sequence time - < 1 min

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About us

Company details

RODOLFO COMERIO is an International designer and producer of complete and turnkey plants in the production of Plastics and Rubber sheets.

The company is considered to be a market leader and as a name recognition globally.

RODOLFO COMERIO established an excellent reputation in its 138 YEARS OF ACTIVITIES. The company owes its success to four fundamental pillars:


-          SUPERIOR QUALITY of the entire service offering

-          LEADING CHANGE and following TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS (I.O.T., Industry 4.0......etc.)

-          TOTAL CUSTOMER CARE and TOTAL CUSTOMIZATION where applicable

RODOLFO COMERIO counts numerous INNOVATIONS that have been introduced by the company and are continuing to break new grounds in the Calendering field and in manufacturing best practices.

As it stands today, ENRICO and CARLO COMERIO, the owners of the company dedicate all the time necessary to consult with customers and players in different industries an how to process PVC or Rubber maximise efficiency, achieve the desired profitability and on products innovation.

Messrs Comerio will be delighted to hear from the customers and to consult with them on all matters related to their business.

For further detailed information, please contact:

Claudio Sardella                                                           Plastics industries

Simona Apebe                                                                Plastics industries

Marie Cormier                                                                 Plastics industries

Gasparino Locarno                                                                     Rubber industries

Nicola Fedele                                                    Rubber industries

Martina Crugnola                                      Rubber industries

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Company data

Sales volume

20 - 100 Mill. US $

Export content

> 75%

Number of employees

31 - 100



Area of business

Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries