Nilfisk Advance - Prototype VU500

18 July 2013.

Nilfisk Advance - Prototype VU500

The VU500 from Nilfisk Advance is a serie of carpet vacuum cleaners primarily for the American market. Cre8tek has delivered mechanical engineering of the brush- and intake unit of the machines. Cre8tek has also delivered fully functional prototype in production true materials and with surface treatment for the correct apperance. The prototypes were suiteable for function- and reliability testing as well as early marketing.


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Cre8tek has been responsible for Mechanical Design and DFM of the brush and intake unit of VU500. The above is a protoype.

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Prototype of the sole plate made in steel and crome plated. Made for reliability test of early production units.

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"... We had the best possible conditions for thorough testing and analysis of our designs very early in the development phase due to prototypes delivered by Cre8tek in the right materials - including 2K molded parts with surface treatments in high finish..." Christian Thorup Kjærgaard, Nilfisk-Advance A/S



Cre8tek supports Nilfisk Advance´s product development departments in Denmark and China. Cre8tek has been involved in various of new products within the profesional and consumer business segment of cleaning products.

Cre8tek deliveries for VU500
  • Mechanical Design of the brush and intake unit of the vacuum cleaner.
  • CNC Prototyping in real materials with cosmetic finish
  • 2K prototyping.
  • Metal forming prototype with crome plating
  • DFM and qualification of the design.