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Motedis Special Concepts

Here you can find the definition of some special words we use in our shop.

  • What does Ex Works mean?
  • You can find this concept with every product under the delivery time information. Motedis -Ex_Works Ex Works means that the goods will leave our facilities after the stated delivery time. The delivery time of GLS/DPD must be added to top.
    Ex Works refers to delivery times only.
  • What does RYA mean?
  • You can find this concept on some products.
    Motedis -RYA
    Our logistics chain is long and has reserves.
    We offer surplus reserves under RYA.
    At a lower price and with a target date.
    This target date is not flexible in the case of an order because the goods are somewhere in the process chain by the deadline. Motedis -RYA_2
  • What does SLY mean?
  • You may see this concept on some products.
    Motedis -FAQ_SLY
    We do not consider our products to require any explanation. Our software analyses our experience with you as a customer.
    As a regular customer with normal communication efforts, you will get better prices and additional offers. Automatically, without the intervention of an employee. The system "likes you".
    System likes you = SLY
  • What does Platform mean?
  • You may see this concept on some products.
    Motedis -FAQ_PlaFo
    For the time being, we only do platform orders with real friends.
    Here we buy together. You can buy directly from the factory without having the usually necessary quantities and processes. As a passenger in a regular order from us. For a fee for processing, not for a selling price.

  • What does IN VIFA BOX mean?
  • Your order is in a sarcophagus with other orders en route to our national logistics centre in Spain.
  • What does D17/D17 - SSV or V mean?
  • D17 means a 17 mm hole through the whole profile (= through hole).
    D17 - SSV or V is a 17 mm hole for quick connectors (SSV) and these are not drilled completely (= blind hole).

Products

Here you can find the most common questions and answers related to our products.

  • What types of machining can be applied to the profiles?
  • Machining is only available in some profiles and only for the “Cutting” option tab:
    Motedis -Machining_1 It can be applied to both sides of the profile: Motedis -Machining_2
    In the case of squared profiles, normally there are three machining available:
    • M* Metric thread.

    • Motedis -Machining_30X30_M8
    • D** : **mm diameter hole.

    • Motedis -Machining_30X30_D11
    • D**V:** mm diameter vertically hole.

    • Motedis -Machining_30X30_D11V
    • You can combine D** in one side and D**V in the other side to get this result:
    • Motedis -30x30_B_Type_slot_8_D11_D11V
    In the case of the non-squared profiles, the options are:
    • 2xM*: Metric thread.

    • Motedis -Machining_30X60_2xM8
    • D**: **mm diameter hole.

    • Motedis -Machining_30X60_D11
    • 2xD**V:** mm diameter vertically hole.

    • Motedis -Machining_30X60_2xD11V
    D** holes are only used for the Quick Connectors.
    Metric thread can be used to attach some accessories to the core of the profile using a Metric Screw
    The Metric thread holes have de following deep depending on the diameter: Motedis -Metric_machining_deep_1
  • Profile tolerance :
  • The tolerance when cutting is 0.30 mm.
    You can find technical information here:
    Technical informations
  • Can we order profiles longer than 1980mm?
  • Yes you can order bars up to 6m. However, the shipping costs are very high. For all requests for lengths longer than 1980 mm, please contact us in the control centre.
  • Do you have V-Slot profiles?
  • No we do not have V-Slot profiles.
  • Do you sell black profiles?
  • No, all our profiles are aluminium.
  • My order has been delivered but products are damaged or missing. What should I do?
  • Write to us in the control centre of the order concerned, detailing the products concerned and the quantities, and take photos of the damage (they will be requested).

Services

Here is all information related with our services.

  • What are the delivery times?
  • Normally, our lead times are 3-6 working days for production + shipping time. Please note: The announced delivery times are given as an indication and do not constitute a promise in any case.
  • Payment methods:
  • Currently you can pay by bank transfer or PayPal. Soon payment by card will be possible. Note: -The production of your order will start as soon as the payment is received. -If the payment is not made within 10 days, the order will be automatically cancelled.
  • Cancellation of the order :
  • The order will be automatically cancelled if, within 10 days, it has not been paid for. You can also leave a comment in the control centre to request cancellation. Conditions for cancelling an order during production: -You can cancel your order as long as the production is not finished. -If the profiles in your order have not been cut. (Please note that cuts are made at the request of each customer).
  • Can I pick up my order?
  • Normally yes, you can ask to pick up your order at our premises in Germany. With the health crisis, we have removed this possibility in order to protect both our teams and our customers.
  • Communication:
  • The best way to contact us is in the control centre of your order or by email. We do not communicate by phone. It is therefore useless to try to reach us by phone either in Germany or at one of our partners.
  • Why doesn't the tracking of my order change?
  • It can take several days to update the tracking. If after 3 or 4 working days you do not see any changes, send us a message in the control centre of the order concerned to inform us.
  • Shipping: Has my order been shipped yet?
  • When your order is shipped, you will receive a notification in the control centre. Approximately 12 hours after this notification, you will receive the information for tracking your package.