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Successfully passed the fire tests

VABO Composites has successfully passed the fire tests of the improved ACCEDOO toggle door. The door is tested from inside and outside up to 30 minutes (FRD30 similar as the B30 variant). Now the toggle door and escape hatches are covered! Within a few months we will start with our first 60 minutes tests. More…
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ACCEDOO revealed their new designed ship door

ACCEDOO (www.accedoo.com),  known from their lightweight composite ship doors and hatches, applied on commercial vessels, navy ships and superyachts; presents their newest composite ship door at the SMM in Hamburg. A development where design and mechanics go hand in hand. The mechanics for the locking are concealed in the door leaf without jeopardising the benefits…
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METS 2018, AMSTERDAM

This year VABO Composites will present the ACCEDOO products again on the Mets in Amsterdam (booth 11.115). Of course we like to welcome you to see our products.
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Accedoo

Jet again, an engine room door, escape hatch and a transom door have been delivered to South Africa. These are certified watertight and fire resistant up to to 30 minutes (FRD 30). The composite doors have a perfect acoustic damping without an increase of the weight. The extensive testing and investments are paying off! At…
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Masterclass “compositeboost”

More and more attention for composites, as Arnold Vaandrager was invited to speak at a masterclass of two days in Gent. The theme of the masterclass was mechanical testing and non-destructive testing. By the using real examples, Arnold told about realizing a high-end constructive element in a short period of time without having years of…
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Saving time and reducing mistakes!

Our configurator for the doors and hatches is operational! The first projects fed by our ACCEDOO configurator are realized and successfully delivered to our customers. We upload the door- and hatch plan requirements into the configurator to generate review drawings, CNC files for milling and robot, workshop drawings and order lists for our suppliers. A…
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SMM 2018, Hamburg

This year VABO Composites presents the ACCEDOO doors and hatches at the SMM 2018 in Hamburg. We would like to invite you to visit our booth at the Holland Pavilion.
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Shipping of a masterpiece!

The composite canopy of 14 x 10 meters is shipped. First vertical by road and then by ship to our customers’ yard. A strong example of the shipping capabilities of Van Wieren Special Transport. Superlight and fully prepared for painting and installation of the equipment, the canopy arrived at the yard. We can’t wait to…
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Composites in the shipping industry

(Read published article) - Composites in the shipping industry, what are we getting ourselves into? Ships are made of steel! We know how to work with steel and you cannot weld or repair composites yourself. This is why the application and the use of composites is not a conventional choice. Composites however, offer countless advantages,…
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Robot

Welcome to our team! Our newest colleague is in its place. VABO Composites takes the next step in automatization and robotization. Our robot will support the production of ACCEDOO products in different disciplines as cutting, milling and finalize the products to be more efficient and accurate. We can’t wait to see the first results!
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