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Blog: M4 Improvement Testing Day

The VertiDrive M4 Closed Vacuum System To be able to be the market leader in robotic surface preparation solutions, we listen closely to our customer's feedback and stay up to date with industry demands. Sustainability and preservation of the environment are one of...

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VertiDrive Hydroblasting Robot ROI Calculator

Robot ROI Calculator for Steel Surface Preparation Calculating ROI allows you to measure the effectiveness of your potential investment. In this robot ROI calculation, we compare your current productivity and cost price against the future productivity and cost rate,...

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New M8 Cargo Hold Cleaning Solution

OUR NEW STATE OF THE ART CARGO HOLD CLEANING SOLUTIONVertiDrive, in close cooperation with partners from the field, has worked relentlessly over the past years towards a new solution called the VertiDrive M8 Cargo Hold Cleaner. The robot is packed with the latest...

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Company

Nomination Tank Storage Award

Tank Storage Awards 2022 by Tank Storage MagazineWe are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted by the independent judge panel of this year's Tank Storage Awards. Hosted by Tank Storage Magazine, by the panel consisting of experts from the most renowned...

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Introduction Damian van Dam

Who am I? My name is Damian van Dam and part of the VertiDrive team since December 2020 as an Inside Sales Representative. Born and raised in the beautiful city of Rotterdam but currently living in Zevenbergen, just south of Rotterdam.   My Background During my...

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Working in an ‘igloo’ printed from PET waste

R-Iglo The first 3D-printed workspace has been put into use in the Grofsmederij @ VertiDrive on the RDM site in Rotterdam. The workspace was printed in De Werkplaats at M4H using PET waste from industry based in the port. And it's called the R-Iglo.  

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VertiDrive is now ISO 9001:2015 certified!

ISO 9001:2015 VertiDrive has successfully met ISO 9001:2015 requirements for Quality Management System for sales, development, purchase, production, and services provision of robotic crawler systems. Obtaining ISO 9001:2015 is another proof that quality has always...

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Market

Blasting Mistakes You Should Avoid: Our Top 5

Top 5 Common Blasting MistakesMistakes are often unavoidable within industries and the surface preparation process known as Blasting, also presents its fair share of potential mistakes. In a means to assist and advise, this article will present the top five most...

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The Importance of Constant Quality in Surface Preparation

Quality is a defining factor that determines success or failure. When we remove consistent quality from an equation (which can be in the form of organization, craftsmanship, and care), any given goal is doomed to fail. Inconsistency has an impact upon one's results...

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VertiDrive & Sustainability Development Goals

Blasting and washing towards a better environment Passing on a better world for coming generations is one of the drivers for VertiDrive. To structure our efforts in doing our share, we have adopted five of the SDG (Sustainability Development Goals) goals established...

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Cargo Hold Cleaning: Revealing Its Dangers and Solutions

Introduction to Cargo Hold Cleaning Dangers Dry Bulk Carriers are developed to be as efficient as possible and to have the biggest capacity possible to carry coal, grain, iron, or other bulks. There is a need for fast and efficient loading and unloading. This capacity...

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Global Staff Shortage: Tackle by Automation

Are your surface preparation operations future-ready? Transitioning from manual to automated surface preparation can be a daunting task. Some don’t see or don’t want to see the benefits. Others may create arguments for themselves why it will not work for them in their...

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Waterjetting vs. Abrasive Blasting

What is surface preparation? Surface preparation is done to increase adhesion to coatings. Without good quality surface preparation, meaning ultra-clean and a proper profile, all coating systems will fail. It can be done mechanically or chemically, with different...

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Innovations

Innovation starts with a feasibility study!

Custom design for you VertiDrive’s product portfolio already meets a vast array of customer needs for surface treatment in various segments like maritime, tank storage, offshore, and other industrial environments. Our crawlers handle applications like HP cleaning, UHP...

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Optimize your Waterjet performance

INTRODUCING – VertiDrive’s tetraCORE™ WATERJET NOZZLE configuration package Do you use your equipment at its maximum performance? Do you know all the variables that make or break your production rates – and how nozzle configuration impacts your production? The answer...

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Partners

VertiDrive and JCLEAN join forces

VertiDrive and JCLEAN join forces in China and start an extensive collaboration. Recently JCLEAN and VertiDrive entered into a collaboration to introduce the VertiDrive magnetic solution for surface treatment. The collaboration leads to an enormous advantage for the...

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Events

NISTM 2021 Orlando

Event recapVertiDrive representative Giovanni Smit visited the NISTM's Annual Aboveground Storage Tank Conference & Trade Show. We like to visit events like these to meet and connect with experts within the oil and gas industry. We like discussing current...

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