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15 Aug 2019

Riders experience unprecedented thrills on Wiegand's Slide Coaster

Supplier: Wiegand.Maelzer GmbH

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The Slide Coaster is billed as a 'hybrid roller coaster and water slide'
Water slide manufacturer Wiegand.Waterrides has created a new water slide concept in partnership with Up and Down Engineering.

Billed as a 'hybrid roller coaster and water slide', the Slide Coaster is a duelling slide that combines the excitement of a roller coaster with the joyful experience of a water slide.

It features a launch start, thus eliminating the need for lift hills and loading stations, and, unlike tradtional water slides, it has a roller coaste track that runs alongside the water slide.

It is powered by a unique launch system trolley that travels along the rollercoaster track and has mechanical arms that can push the specially-designed raft seats up to speeds of 50 mph in just a few seconds.

Hendrik Wiegand, MD of Wiegand.Waterrides, said: "With our joint patent of the pusher mechanism, we can control the strong acceleration of 0.8 g to the sliding direction while ensuring maximum safety. With this new technology, guests experience thrills like they have never experienced before."

Frank Heimes, CEO of Up and Down Engineering, said: "We wanted to combine the spectacular thrill of a roller coaster with the ultimate fun of a water slide."

The slide, which can accomodate up to 720 riders per hour, will consist of two 160m water slides alongside a track and will stand at 8m tall.

The Slide Coaster was developed in partnership with Up and Down Engineering




Supplier: Wiegand.Maelzer GmbH
Germany
Wiegand.maelzer is the only provider of stainless steel and FRP waterslides in all shapes, colours and sizes. Our offer ranges from the production of a single tumble wave slide, to the planning, manufacturing of large scale attractions for entire indoor and outdoor waterparks. With our in house planning and statics as well as our production based in Germany, we are committed to providing exceptional service, great innovations and highest quality standards to our customers worldwide.
Web: www.wiegand-maelzer.com

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