Updates on our products and our company

Please find below overview of our blogs and other updates. If you are interested in our Technical Insights, please check out our technical blog.

Ventilation interface

Ventilation interface

08 March 2021  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Workplace safety needs to meet various standards and regulations at all levels, whether these are laid down locally, nationally, or internationally.
Can positioning light

Can positioning light

15 February 2021  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Do you have a Harbil dispenser and use an external punch? Or does your company produce industrial paints that come in large drums with a bung hole?
Harbil Series Insights No 6

Harbil Series Insights No 6

16 December 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
With the HA180, HA480 and HA680 firmly established on the tinting market, we can say that the name Harbil Next Gen no longer seems appropriate. After all, the next generation is now, and under the...
Sample dispensing. Now available for HA480 & HA680

Sample dispensing. Now available for HA480 & HA680

01 December 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
Many paint retailers want to have the possibility to offer their customers color samples of decorative paints. We have developed our solution to sample dispensing; a modular design that can be fully integrated into our...
Service support made easier

Service support made easier

27 January 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
We spoke with Eric Arnoldus, Technical Customer Trainer at Fast & Fluid, about the main differences between the Harbil Next Gen and other dispensers in terms of service support. And in what ways the Harbil...
HA180 Tips from the Technical Product Manager

HA180 Tips from the Technical Product Manager

21 January 2020  - Written by: Marketing Communications
When designing the Harbil Next Gen dispensers, our aim was for every Harbil dispenser to be as closely related to the other as possible. How much easier would life be if the same critical components...
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 5, Next level in serviceability

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 5, Next level in serviceability

16 December 2019  - Written by: Marketing Communications
The previous issues of Harbil Next Gen Insights focused on Speed, Reliability, Sustainability and Operator Friendliness. It’s now time to concentrate on the fifth pillar of the Harbil Asterisk: Serviceability. After all, even the most...
Ever wondered how your dispenser, shaker or mixer is built?

Ever wondered how your dispenser, shaker or mixer is built?

11 November 2019  - Written by: Margriet van Dijk
Ever wondered how your dispenser, shaker or mixer is built? With this infographic, we would like to give you an insight into tinting equipment manufacturing at Fast & Fluid management.
Designing, developing and producing a dispenser. Do you know how it's done?

Designing, developing and producing a dispenser. Do you know how it's done?

17 June 2019  - Written by: Marketing Communications
You might have seen them on Dutch TV, the short company videos that explain “How it’s Done”. The editors of this TV program travel the country in search of interesting businesses and how they make...
ECS 2019 Review

ECS 2019 Review

16 May 2019  - Written by: Product Management
We look back with pride at another successful European Coatings Show. It's special to spend three days together with an entire team and to have inspirational talks with our customers. We hope our visitors went...
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 4

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 4

14 January 2019  - Written by: Product Management
The Harbil Next Gen platform is in constant motion, always looking for ways to make life easier for you and your operators.
Facilitate cable routing to monitor/keyboard arm on HA680

Facilitate cable routing to monitor/keyboard arm on HA680

27 November 2018  - Written by: Product Management
A break-out plate has been made in the panel number 1818598. By breaking out the plate, a hole is created that can be used for the cables of the monitor/keyboard arm.
New software release available on MyFastFluid

New software release available on MyFastFluid

17 September 2018  - Written by: Gijs Heukelom
Do you want to stay up to date on the latest software changes at Fast & Fluid?
HA480 & HA680: improved brush tray removal construction

HA480 & HA680: improved brush tray removal construction

01 August 2018  - Written by: Product Management
In the unlikely situation that the latch of the brush tray fails, removing the unit from the machine to repair it can be a bit of a challenge.
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 3

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 3

04 June 2018  - Written by: Product Management
Meet the latest addition to the Harbil Next Gen platform: the HA680! After extensive development and testing in the field, it has now been introduced to the market. This bigger brother of the HA480 offers...
New options and enhancements for the HA480

New options and enhancements for the HA480

30 May 2018  - Written by: Product Management
It has been twelve months since we launched our first dispenser of the Harbil Next Gen platform, the HA480. The response so far from users has been overwhelmingly positive.
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 2

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 2

29 January 2018  - Written by: Product Management
When we started developing the Harbil Next Gen platform back in 2012, sustainability wasn’t our top priority. Our aim was to develop a dispenser that was reliable, user-friendly, fast, and easy to maintain. At the...
Improved table drive module on the HA480

Improved table drive module on the HA480

13 November 2017  - Written by: Product Management
In our commitment to safeguard the reliability of our machines, one thing we have done is change the small gear on the turntable drive, which now has a milled steel-based design (this was previously an...
Handy sticker brush container holder HA480

Handy sticker brush container holder HA480

10 November 2017  - Written by: Product Management
Our HA480 dispenser comes equipped with a brush container that also has an additional standalone bracket.
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 1

Harbil Next Gen Insights No 1

31 October 2017  - Written by: Product Management
After years of research and testing, we were ready to launch the first dispenser of the Harbil Next Gen platform, the HA480, at this year’s ECS in Nuremberg. There’s so much to tell about the...
Firmware update HA480

Firmware update HA480

31 October 2017  - Written by: Product Management
A new firmware version (HA480 CbV5 2.01) is available from October 2017 for our HA480 dispensers. This update contains the following improvements/fixes: