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Kifinesta is a painting business specialising in the treatment of boats and ships. Johan and Carolien Rooswinkel are the highly experienced and committed driving forces beyond Kifinesta, and they can often be found in their workshop in Harlingen working on several projects at once – sanding, treating and painting boats and ships.


The sanding process produces large quantities of particulate. Kifinesta did have a solution to the problem that forced the particulate outside, but it also took the warm air with it, resulting in high energy bills. It was an inefficient approach that caused Carolien and Johan to look for an alternative solution. Carolien Rooswinkel explains: “As there’s always so much dust in the air, we have to spend a lot of time cleaning before we can paint. If we’re working on two projects at once, we often have to cover over the other one, and it costs us an awful lot of time and money. We needed a new and powerful solution!’


“We went online to look for a proper solution to our problem, and that’s when we came into contact with Dick Stoorvogel at Euromate,” vertelt Carolien. They acquired two HFE-25 + SFM-25 combinations on a rental basis. The unit is mounted on a trolley, allowing the air cleaner to be moved around the workshop to do its work wherever it’s needed. Carolien continues: “We’re delighted with the air cleaner. It takes away three quarters of the dust while we’re sanding, and saves us so much time on cleaning and covering. We also like having the warm air stay inside and evenly distributed around the room. The air is cleaner, we really notice it!” The air cleaner is set to its maximum setting while they are sanding, and it’s also left on overnight. The next day, the workshop is free of particulate and they can start painting immediately.


• 2x HFE-25 + SFM-25

• Dust

“We’re delighted.”

“At full capacity, the device extracts all of the dust. It really does save us so much time!”

Carolien Rooswinkel, owner Kifinesta B.V.


Euromate’s HFE unit is a very effective and efficient system for filtering particulate. Even welding fumes and oil mist pose no problem for this system. The HFE system is built around an electrostatic filter and has an integrated fan.

Features of the HFE
• Significant cost reduction for the maintenance and repair of equipment malfunctions through the removal of particulate.
• A healthy and pleasant working environment thanks to the removal of particulate and wood and metal particles.
• Very energy efficient. The HFE unit circulates the filtered, pre-heated air, creating an airflow that maintains an even temperature throughout the room.
• The reusable, cleanable electrostatic filter (fine particulate) in combination with the bag filter (coarse particulate) ensures very effective air cleaning.

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