“I started looking for a system that would immediately round off the steel without the need for deburring or polishing afterwards. I soon arrived at Beveltools. The machine is light and handy, I can use it anywhere. The Beveltools R3 and R4 cutters we use have a long tool life and can be changed quickly if necessary.” Linssen Yachts from Maasbracht is a family business specialising in the manufacture of steel motor yachts with lengths of between 26 and 50 ft (8 and 15 metres). Linssen Yachts was founded in 1949 and has grown in the Netherlands to become one of the major players in this sector of yacht-building.In the meantime, the company has developed a large sales network all across Europe. The various models of yachts are designed and finished by their own specialists. By producing them in batches and using the best materials and techniques to do so, the steel yachts are of excellent quality. In yacht-building, the finishing is crucial. Peter Zentjes (Production Leader – Hulls) says: “Rounding sharp edges in the hull material is important to ensure that the coating and paint bond well and stay on for a long time. Rounded edges look better to the end user too. By rounding sharp edges with Beveltools, you get a beautiful, smooth, rounded finish.” The Beveltools system is used almost daily in the hull production hall. “Before, we used to weld a tube on the top edge to create the rounding. Then we had to deburr the material from irregularities. This was time-consuming work. I went on the lookout for a system that would create the rounding in the steel without needing deburring and polishing afterwards. I quickly came across Beveltools,” says Peter. The EBA-12 in combination with the Premium bevel head is the perfect solution for Linssen Yachts. “The machine is lightweight and handy. I can use it anywhere. The Beveltools R3 and R4 bevel heads we use have a long service life but are easy to replace when necessary. For us, Beveltools is the ideal method to achieve quick and consistent rounding,” says Peter.Read more
“The machine with change plates was blunt after only 2-3 uses, so this didn’t work for us. We work a lot with hard materials and laser-cut steel. The Bevel Mate® EBA-12 is really ideal for rounding the holes in workpieces due to the high tool life achieved and the great ease of use.” At Jos van den Bersselaar Constructie B.V. in Udenhout, quality has always been paramount and ultimately it became a specialism: not supplying steel, but solutions. The company specializes in high-performance, lightweight structures made of steel aluminum and stainless steel. Lots of holes have to be rounded in these structures. This rounding should have a constant radius of at least 2 mm, because the workpieces are galvanized and coated. In the past this regularly resulted in major challenges. It cost the company a lot of time and effort to supply the expected high quality using a machine with inserts. After watching a demonstration of the Bevel Mate® EBA-12, they were immediately enthusiastic and a second machine was purchased within six months. This was the perfect solution to their issue. Maarten van de Wouw, CWL: “The machine with inserts would already be blunt after using it 2 to 3 times, so that did not work for us. We work a lot with hard materials and laser-cut steel. The Bevel Mate® EBA-12 is truly ideal for rounding the holes in workpieces because of the long service life and its high level of user-friendliness. We are very happy that we can now supply our high quality to our customers without issues.”Read more
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