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Megayacht radarmast

VABO Composites worked in recent time on a large scale international project. With 12meters tall and 230m2 the project was enormous. In cooperation with Mouldcam Heerenveen who performed the complete engineering and construction of direct molds VABO was responsible for the construction and assembly of the fiber-reinforced radar mast including all the piping.

The mast is constructed from two semicircular uprights in which three platforms for the radar domes and electronics. The parts are assembled before transportation by sea to the yacht at the wharf.

We, as VABO Composites are very proud to be able to make a product like this radar mast for a foreign leading international wharf. Such large scale complex fit perfectly into our strategy.

Composites in Production

For the 3rd time CompoWorld organizes the annual conference. This years theme is "Composites In Production '. There are a lot of developments and even more the explore in the field of automation in the composites industry. What can you expect? Both days starting at 09.00 there is an opportunity to visit several booths. There…
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Lightweigth manipulatorvalve

The manipulator valve is an component for parcel placing machine made by Verbruggen. Verbruggen offers solutions for palatalizing parcels in various sizes and dimensions, including sacks of potatoes and onions. These machines are sold worldwide. The manipulator, previously a heavy moving part has been replaced by composite. The product is built in a lightweight composite…
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Visit of minister Henk Kamp

On May 12, 2014, Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs, visited the National Aerospace Labaratorium. Also deputy Jan-Nico Appelman and Aucke van der Werff, mayor of the municipality Noord Oostpolder were present. During this visit Arnold Vaandrager of VABO Composites talked to the minister about the opportunities and developments in composite area in cooperation with…
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VABO Composites supports studentteam H.A.N

The Automotive Division of the HAN University revealed the Arval Inspire II on Thursday morning April 4. The Arval Inspire II is produced at VABO Composites. The composite built city car is powered by hydrogen-electric has an expected consumption of 1 liter per 600 kilometers. To keep the weight down as far as possible the body…
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Project Louvre Museum ”Les Arts Decoratifs” Paris

VABO Composites manufactures composite scales for large exhibition in Paris.

Currently, in Paris at the Musée les Arts Decoratifs , Van Cleef & Arpels (one of the leading makers of jewelry and perfumes) is exhibiting. For this exhibition large scales were created. The design of the scales is derived from the French architect Jouin Manku. Commissioned by Nedcam VABO Composites produced five large hanging scales for this exhibition. In each scale 40 LEDs are randomly placed. A fairytale result!! The exhibition will run until February 2013 can still be admired in the Muée Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris (adjacent to the Louvre).

Clouds & Leaves Olympic games 2012

VABO Composites created for an artwork at the Olympic Games 74 "leaves" and 3 "clouds". The objects are created using a vacuum injected mould plated with titanium sheets. The products are placed about 12 meters in the center of London.