Zweistra explains: ‘When looking for doors, I don't want them to rattle too much. They have to be made of solid material. I prefer to spend slightly more in advance rather than it constantly having to be fixed afterwards. Metaflex doors, which are mostly made of stainless steel, are perfect. Indeed, no polyester for me. Given that we drive around in 250-kilogram carts, polyester doors would've been too weak. Fortunately, these Metaflex doors are extremely durable.
Besides them being solid, they also slide smoothly along the rails, guaranteeing they close easily. Thanks to the unique operation of the rails, the door also gets a slight push when closed. This guarantees the doors are completely shut tight, something which is often forgotten during our high-pace work activities.
Not to mention, because the doors are easy to operate and completely airtight when closed, I expect to achieve a better return in terms of energy consumption. Precisely for this reason, we decided not to incorporate transparent PVC flaps in the new building (this in contrast to the previous location). Our meat carts easily bump into the flaps, which makes them dirty fairly quickly. Without flaps, the environment is a lot more hygienic.
The doors in the rooms with smoke cabinets are known to yellow fairly quickly. For this reason, we installed a MAK Chiller sliding door with a circular, matt stainless steel finish. This door in particular is very beautiful.
I'm also extremely satisfied with the revolving doors. Because they are raised doors, the door fits largely within the frame. As a result, the step isn't as deep - not even for the cooling and freezing doors. Combined with the flat finish, this ensures a very sleek appearance.
Of course, it's difficult to estimate what things will look like in advance, but I'm extremely happy with the result!'
The following Metaflex doors were installed in Zweistra Vlees en Vleeswaren's factory: