Roaches International

Heritage & Innovation in Textiles

Roaches International is a Globally respected, UK based manufacturer of machinery and instruments used for laboratory dyeing/finishing and the performance testing of textiles.

Textile Testing Equipment

Roaches International is a global leader in the manufacture of high quality materials performance testing instruments. Which meet the textile testing standards set by the leading retailers. 

Our range includes machines for Abrasion, Pilling, Colour Fastness, strength, bursting, Crocking (Rubbing) Durability and Stability plus many others

Laboratory Dyeing

Improve your laboratory colour development efficiency with Roaches range of dyeing machines.

From IR technology to processing speciality yarn with the DK sample hank machines through to recipe optimisation with the Colortec.

Laboratory Finishing

An extensive range of semi continuous and continuous equipment fabric finishing machines to cover most applications. To be used for product development and up-scaling of manufacturing processes.

Roaches International is a global leader in Padder, Pad-thermosol, Pad steam, Coating and wash range technologies.


High precision machines for use primarily in the manufacture of composite panels for the auto-motive industries.

A number of standard capacity units are available for small scale production and product development, with one large capacity unit able to hold a full automotive chassis.

Ancillary & Consumables

Roaches International offers a range of ancillary equipment to enhance your laboratory experience, from pH meter, precision balances, water purification, data loggers, colour assessment cabinet and much more.

We also supply consumables manufactured and certified by globally recognised organisations.

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