Spirit of the times

RAUKANTEX has undergone many metamorphoses before becoming the state-of-the-art RAUKANTEX pro laser edgeband for furniture edging. Services have also been, and continue to be, constantly optimised.Creating added value for the customer: that is our focus.



Spirit of the times

RAUKANTEX has undergone many metamorphoses before becoming the state-of-the-art RAUKANTEX pro laser edgeband for furniture edging. Services have also been, and continue to be, constantly optimised.Creating added value for the customer: that is our focus.

RAUKANTEX Zeitgeist

Spirit of the times

RAUKANTEX has undergone many metamorphoses before becoming the state-of-the-art RAUKANTEX pro laser edgeband for furniture edging. Services have also been, and continue to be, constantly optimised.Creating added value for the customer: that is our focus.

The perfect edgeband for every requirement – this is REHAU’s promise to its customers. RAUKANTEX is REHAU‘s core competence in the furniture sector and it not only represents variety, but also the things that customers and partners value about REHAU: reliability, flexibility and innovation.

Thanks to these core values, the furniture industry and numerous carpenters and interior designers worldwide rely on REHAU and RAUKANTEX. Individuality, design, hygiene and quality: the RAUKANTEX family combines all of these things, always adapted to suit the decorative designs of the most popular board manufacturers. Our range of RAUKANTEX edgebands includes everything you need to create stunning furniture and interiors, from solid colours and decorative designs to glass effect, metal effect, translucent and 3D edgebands.  

The perfectionist:
RAUKANTEX pro

Edgeband with 100% polymer functional layer

With the 100% polymer functional layer, you can achieve perfect seamless furniture components. 100% exact colour match and adhesive-free proven industrial quality.

■ ■ ■  Moisture resistant
■ ■ ■  UV resistant
■ ■ ■  Adhesion/hardness
■ ■ ■  Aesthetics

The beginner: 
RAUKANTEX plus

Edgeband with TPU functional layer

A polymer-based, colour-matched functional layer on the back ensures optically seamless components. 100% adhesive free. New generation based on TPU.

■ ■ □  Moisture resistant
■ ■ □  UV resistant
■ ■ □  Adhesion/hardness
■ ■ □  Aesthetics

The classic: 
RAUKANTEX pure

Primer edgeband

Glue is applied to the board or edge in the molten state.

Example EVA glue:

■ □ □  Moisture resistant
■ □ □  UV resistant
■ ■ □  Adhesion/hardness
■ □ □  OAesthetics

Example PUR glue:

■ ■ ■  Moisture resistant
■ □ □  UV resistant
■ ■ ■  Adhesion/hardness
■ □ □  Aesthetics

RAUKANTEX: variety is the name of the game

The perfect edgeband for every requirement – this means variety in processing and constant expansion of the collection. That‘s because the edgebands need to match the boards perfectly. To achieve this, a matching edgeband needs to exist for each decorative design. That means obtaining samples of every collection from all national and international board manufacturers, so that the furniture edges can be coordinated with the decorative designs of the boards. The RAUKANTEX edgeband range is therefore extensive: the standard range includes more than 2,000 colours and decora­tive designs in over 200,000 different edgeband vari­ants for the surfaces used in the furniture world, and around 900 new designs are added every year.

RAUKANTEX in numbers

  • 2,000 colours and decors
  • 200,000 available edgeband variants
  • 900 new designs per year 
RAUKANTEX Programmvielfalt

Interviews

'The goal of the 1993 processors' conference was to bring all stakeholders to the table, and that hasn‘t changed to this day. This close cooperation and proximity to those who work with the product enables us to make RAUKANTEX better and better.'

Dr. Uwe Krämer, Head of Engineering Edgebands

Dr. Uwe Krämer, Head of Engineering Edgebands

What edgeband trends are our partners expecting to see?

  • The adhesive-free edgeband. 
  • The issue of sustainability determining purchasing decisions. 
  • Even better natural reproduction through surface effects. 
  • A high level of repeatability in edgeband quality. 
  • Automatic transmission of the processing parameters and technology data for the joining process.

Areas of application: RAUKANTEX is used wherever there are people.

Kitchen, bathroom, living area – RAUKANTEX is at home wherever people have furnishings. However, the success story goes far beyond living spaces. This is demonstrated by numerous projects where RAUKANTEX has been used during its 50-year history. Whether at sea or in a children‘s hospital – we would like to present some special areas of application for RAUKANTEX.

In a hotel: Hotel Mercure, Vienna, Austria  

The Hotel Mercure Wien Zentrum is a popular destination for exploring the city of Vienna. It is located right in the centre of the historic city, with St. Stephen‘s Cathedral, the Opera House and the museum quarter just a few steps away. In 2020, 74 guest rooms were redesigned as part of a ‚confectionery‘ concept idea – using RAUKANTEX and RAUVISIO crystal surfaces.

At sea: the ‚Allure of the Seas‘ and ‚Oasis of the Seas‘ cruise ships 

These two cruise ships are among the largest ever launched. At around 360 metres long and over 60 metres wide, they can each accommodate up to 6,000 passengers and over 2,000 crew members. A total of 815,000 meters of RAUKANTEX decor in various designs and widths were used for the spec­tacular interior design, which even includes an ice skating rink. The edgebands embellish the cockpit, the lecture hall and cabins, among other places.

For health: Acibadem Maslak children’s hospital in Istanbul

The lobby of the children’s hospital in Istanbul looks far from being a sterile environment. Thanks to the Finnish furniture manufacturer ISKU Interior, the inte­rior is colourful, playful and inviting. Functionally, of course, everything revolves around hygiene and protection. In the concept behind ISKU+, everything is geared towards making materials antimicrobial: furni­ture surfaces, textiles, artwork, paints and laminates all feature antimicrobial technology. ISKU+ furniture therefore also uses RAUKANTEX health.protect anti­bacterial laser edgebands by REHAU.

Olympisches Dorf in Peking

At the Olympics: the Olympic Village in Beijing   

‘One World - One Dream’ was the motto of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing – and RAUKANTEX was also involved in making dreams come true in China. In cooperation with the Hong Kong Royal Furniture Limited group of companies, REHAU exclusively supplied 1.5 million metres of edgeband for around 100,000 beautiful furniture sets used to furnish the 15,000 houses at the Olympic village.

Around the World – with RAUKANTEX

Europe, Asia, Africa, America: premium REHAU quality around the globe. Emplo­yees from over 70 countries make a signi­ficant contri­bution to the success of the REHAU Group. Thanks to its local pre­sence, REHAU remains close to its cus­tomers – and brings edge­band quality to all corners of the world.

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