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Reel, Rioned

20 April 2020

THE REQUEST Due to the pulsation of the hose during use of the installation, cracks develop in the reel’s cheek over time. This is partly due to the basic material for the reel cheek. We want a new type of reel, the use of which is durable.   OUR ADVICE Adjusting the shape of the […]

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Lid & base solar water heater, HR Solar

20 April 2020

Request We are looking for a custom-made base and lid for our newly developed solar water heater. Based on industry related guidelines and standards a ‘standard size’ is used most of the time. We want to produce multiple versions based on one base plate (e.g. 2 holes and/or 3 holes in the base plate).   […]

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Casing high-end microscope

20 April 2020

The request We want a metal casing for our microscope. The design – developed by design agency Projekter – perfectly matches the high-end level of the microscope and the markets in which it is used. The sheet metal must be of exactly the same level and reflect what we at NanoFocus stand for.   Our […]

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Balloon, Steelworks

20 April 2020

Request For the realization of artworks we are looking for stainless steel ‘balloons’. As it concerns an art object, the production quantities are low. The assembly of the parts and the finishing (high gloss polishing) are done by us.   Advice We examined the manufacturability of the art object critically. Based on this we came […]

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HR SOLAR, ABSORPTION PLATE SOLAR WATER HEATER

14 February 2020

Question We want to give our absorber plates the required rigidity in a cost-efficient way. In this respect, the flatness of the flange edge is of great importance for the next step; bonding a glass plate, which is carried out in-house.   Opinion After intensive consultation with the customer, it became clear that the size […]

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MEAT TRAY

14 February 2020

Question For our shawarma robot, a high end machine for automatic cutting of roast meat, we are looking for a plate for collecting meat chips. The high end appearance of the complete robot is essential.   Opinion Combine the round transitions needed for optimal cleanability with sharp transitions that provide the desired high end look. […]

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BEZEL

14 February 2020

Question As an additional question, from a coin box already produced by us, the same customer asked us to make a Bezel (frame) for a new slot machine to be developed. A modern and austere look are desired. A high end design (high degree of finish) is of great importance for the latest generation of […]

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MOBILE TOWER CRANE CABIN

14 February 2020

Question Our new mobile crane has to look like a state of the art crane. After all, it is the first hybrid crane; unique in its kind. We are looking for a supplier who is able to meet our demand in a cost-efficient manner.   Opinion Divide the panels into functional ‘pieces’ so that several […]

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Eye opener; Kubota Kaizen Competition!

1 November 2019

A competition especially for Kubota suppliers; focused on improvement and optimisation. The ‘grand finale’ was the final piece of a six-month collaboration between a Kubota specialist and our Quality Assurance manager, Tommie Baeten. They worked together on a ‘product’ with the aim of ‘improvement’ and ‘optimisation’.   Both the past six months and the day […]

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Successful company visit Geldmaat

18 October 2019

Do you remember? From teaser to result! Phoenix 3D Metal on behalf of VIM Group and Geldmaat …   The people of Geldmaat (end customer) were very curious about the technology behind the end product. By technology we of course mean the rubber pressing technique. With the following result; a beautifully shaped cover, produced within […]

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Keep expanding your knowledge. It can always be done better.

11 October 2019

Pierre Vermulst (50), father of two daughters and happily married to his wife and his Rapido Prima Power 3D fibre laser. Because this Rapido is ‘Pierre’s machine’. In fact; he boarded a plane with one of the directors of Phoenix 3D Metal to assess the machine in Italy before it was purchased. The smiley 3D […]

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Caravan side skirt

4 October 2019

Question: We are looking for an authentic look for a new caravan to be developed. We want this look to be a nod to the past without losing sight of the present.   Our advice: Since several plates of different sizes (with the same look) are attached to the caravan, you automatically need the same […]

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Shield fender

12 September 2019

Question : We are looking for a fender which will gives our metal fertiliser spreader the required robustness, and at the same time will give the spreader a better appearance. And because of the competitive market in which we operate, at the lowest possible cost.   Advice : At Phoenix we know where the cost […]

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Our people are great. So we have to keep them on board.

30 August 2019

It is a fixed bi-weekly event for both men; the marketing and progress meeting with the Phoenix 3D Metaal advertising agency. The gentlemen in question: Jan-Willem van Hooft (52) and Bernard van der Poel (51), Directors and Co-owners of Phoenix 3D Metaal. Starting from a new strategic course (both at organisational and communication level) and […]

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Housing Flow Meter

18 July 2019

Distinctive design within a conservative industry Increased measurement accuracy through improved functionality Lower cost price by reducing total weld length   About Heinrichs Messtechnik The history of Heinrichs Messtechnik takes us back to 1911 with the design of a mechanically variable flow meter. At that time, mainly companies in the chemical and petrochemical industry around […]

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Our age difference creates a nice dynamic within the collaboration.

5 July 2019

They walk through the door talking and laughing. They walk in together, because Ad and Dylan ‘run’ the Logistics department together within Phoenix 3D Metal. It seems like a good team at first glance; both men appear to be enjoying themselves. A chat with Ad Pasmans and his ‘mate’ Dylan van Dinter (both Logistics employees) […]

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There is always a challenge here, you are always triggered.

20 May 2019

Sometimes you make a choice that you change your mind about at a later date. This does not necessarily mean it was a wrong choice. It could simply provide you with new insights. You can take advantage of that. As a human being it makes you stronger, smarter and perhaps even more complete. The moral […]

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Speed camera

12 April 2019

Design and aesthetic appearance of the end product opens doors to new markets No concession has been made about the robustness of the end product; round shapes of the housing and the inside frame constructed from plate The end product is easy to personalise due to rubber press technology; company names and/or logos can be […]

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Rubber pad forming is a wonderful job, full of variety. It always requires a specific approach.

8 April 2019

What you see is what you get. That’s how he comes across when you meet him. Down to earth and above all clear. That soon becomes … clear. Mark van Deursen (34 years old) is Foreman within the ‘heart’ of Phoenix 3D Metaal; the rubber pressing department. Married, father of two children and ‘protector’ of […]

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Bottom Housing

22 March 2019

Housing under the seat; Top housing Housing under the foot platform; Bottom housing Cover of the foot platform; Bottom housing cover   Electric Dutchman You stand out with the Electric Dutchman, that’s a fact. The Electric Dutchman combines excellent specifications with a robust Dutch Design. The powerful 2000W motor in combination with the EnergyPack takes […]

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