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.
Tinting Next: Gear Up for AutoDrive 202 December 2022
Are mistints spoiling the show for you? Errors in tinting can occur because of stalling and vacuum in pumps; when the pump’s speed is higher than what the current environment or state of the colorant...
Speed, accuracy and precision are essential in sample tinting14 February 2022
Want to dispense very small amounts of paint in exactly the right color? Research shows that the nozzle has to be in perfect condition. Even the slightest brush liquid residue underneath the pump can influence...
Industrial and small-batch tinting with Harbil dispensers07 February 2022
Deciding which dispenser is best suited to your tinting applications should not be taken lightly. In this article we're happy to tell you the four specific requirements you need to consider.
The difference between POS and LAB sample tinting25 January 2022
We differentiate between POS and LAB sample tinting. But how are they different? And can you have both applications in one machine?
Harbil: a flexible platform for industrial and deco segments27 October 2021
Are you looking to expand your paint tinting options with a dispenser that’s at home in every retail or industrial environment? Whatever you need, the Harbil dispenser platform of Fast & Fluid always offers a...
Ventilation interface08 March 2021
Workplace safety needs to meet various standards and regulations at all levels, whether these are laid down locally, nationally, or internationally.
Can positioning light15 February 2021
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 616 December 2020
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 & HA68001 December 2020
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 easier27 January 2020
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 Manager21 January 2020
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 serviceability16 December 2019
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?11 November 2019
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?17 June 2019
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 Review16 May 2019
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 414 January 2019
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 HA68027 November 2018
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 MyFastFluid17 September 2018
Do you want to stay up to date on the latest software changes at Fast & Fluid?
HA480 & HA680: improved brush tray removal construction01 August 2018
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 304 June 2018
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 HA48030 May 2018
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 229 January 2018
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 HA48013 November 2017
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 HA48010 November 2017
Our HA480 dispenser comes equipped with a brush container that also has an additional standalone bracket.
Harbil Next Gen Insights No 131 October 2017
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 HA48031 October 2017
A new firmware version (HA480 CbV5 2.01) is available from October 2017 for our HA480 dispensers. This update contains the following improvements/fixes: