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Long Fiber Injection (LFI)

High & Low Gloss LFI

In 1999, Romeo RIM was the first company to bring a new material technology to North America called Long Fiber Injection (LFI) which is a sprayed slurry into open mold based on simultaneous pouring of Polyurethane resin together with chopped fiberglass at various lengths (1/4” to 2”).

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Structural Foam Molding

Structural Foam Polyrethane Characteristics Target Applications Two-component, MDI-based liquid systems Non-Impact Body Panels Large part moldability Cab Roofs (Ext & Int) Thick and thin wall substrates Interior Panels (Sound Deadening) High Stiffness to weight ratio In-mold coatings High-gloss finish Excellent surface quality Styrene-free processing Lower material &  » Read more about: Structural Foam Molding  »

In-Mold Paint (IMP)

Romeo RIM was among the first RIM companies to commercialize In-Mold Painting during the 1980’s. “IMP” involves painting the cavity of the tool immediately prior to injecting the Polyurethane (Iso/Poly) material with or without Chopped Glass. 

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