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Design For Nature: Symbiotic Design

“The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” - Lady Bird Johnson Biomimicry has provided us with invaluable insights which have led to some incredible design solutions. We’ve previously outlined some...

Design By Nature: Biomimicry in Industrial Design

At its core, product design is about solutions. Naturally, designers are always looking for inspiration, or new supplies, to add to their toolkit or “solution-space”[1]. However, some designers have found a more organic tool, which has the added benefit of generations...

Designing Down Under: Tips for Durability

Ah, Australia. The land of spiders, surfing and sunshine. Lots of sunshine – about 3000 hours per year, in fact[1]. Australian weather is not just extreme – it’s also surprisingly erratic and diverse. It’s the climate of the champions, and we wouldn’t want it any...

Top Design Tips to Prep for your Project

  We’re all capable of having great ideas. But turning that into a successful product is a different story. Whether you’re a designer, entrepreneur, or otherwise in the field of product manufacturing, there are things you can keep in mind to make the process...

Keeping the Economy Circular – The Realities of Recycling

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. We’ve all heard this phrase repeated to us throughout the last couple of decades. Yet, while this has become a common rhetoric, there has been limited improvement in our waste management efforts. In fact, recycling (or the lack of) has become...

Getting Started with 3D Printing (Featuring PCA)

3D Printing, rapid prototyping, computer aided design, flexibility, sustainability. We heard the buzzwords. But what’s with all the fuss? On the 15th of March, 2021, Rotadyne staff members Jessica Pani (Intern Industrial Designer) and Caroline da Silva (Junior...

Manufacturing Processes

Starting up a product-oriented business is more than just finding gaps in the marketplace and assessing the industry’s climate. An enormous part of the process is the creation of the product itself, which includes both design elements, and importantly, its...

Meet the Polyethylene’s

There are many types of plastic. Although, whilst they are part of the same complex and dynamic family tree, it is filled with versatile and unique branches (you can read more about them here). Polyethylene is one of the most popular plastics, and, like many other...

Moulding Through the Ages

A mould, or a tool, is a hollowed block with a purposely shaped cavity which material is poured into to take its shape. Manufacturing with a mould is typically called casting, however with plastic, the more common term is moulding. You can learn more about the various...

How Additives Changed the Narrative

Plastic isn’t perfect; all plastic types come with their natural limitations, and finding the right material that accounts for user considerations is an important step in product development. However, plastic has also evolved significantly since its early test tube...

CASE STUDIES

Follow along with some of our top projects where we unravel the process behind creating market leading products.

Or, check out some of our primary collaborations with some of our top suppliers.

Purpose and Progress with ATS: The Story Behind the Design

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” - George Bernard Shaw With design, Plato often gets it right when he said, “there is no harm in repeating a good thing”. We say this because product design...

ATS Modular Walls: Making Room for the Future

"Make your life a mission - not an intermission." - Arnold H. Glasgow, American Psychologist. Previously in this series, we examined the development of ATS' ballistic vehicles, which we helped make the switch from steel to rotomoulded plastic. This was just the...

ATS Ballistic Vehicles: Rotomoulding Paves a Path for Progress

“You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines…You make progress by implementing ideas.” - Shirley Chisholm As concluded in the previous part of the series, changing the world for the better starts with design. The world as we know it was created and then...

Collaborating with ATS: Delivering Realism in Live Fire Training

“Coming together is a beginning. Staying together is progress. And working together is success.” You have likely heard this quote before, attributed to both Henry Ford (1863-1947) and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909). It’s about success not just in numbers, but in...

PCA, our Partners in Plastic

Rotadyne may be unmatched in our rotational moulding expertise, but sometimes even we find ourselves out of our element and require a little extra help from external connections. PCA (Pipe Couplings Australia), founded in 1972, initially dealt with the supply and...

Geosentinel Thinks INSIDE the Box for Sustainability

PROJECT DATE: 2018 Rotadyne collaborates with Geosentinel on a portable and effective tooling washout called the WASHBOX, which has grown to become a leading product within the arena of environmentally sustainable design, and a must-have within construction sites....

Varley and Rotadyne doing Design Justice

PROJECT DATE: 2015 Rotadyne collaborates with The Varley Group on a prisoner transportation model for the Western Australia Police Force using a unique rotational moulding technique which utilises multiple assembled pieces, allowing for a focus on internal features...

Meeting international standards

Develop a range of unique products for the safe storage and distribution of dangerous chemicals such as acids.

He ain’t heavy… he’s my filter

Nubian Water Systems manufactured recycling, wastewater and purification systems – some of which featured Bio Filters.

No longer a pain in the back

Police officers were suffering a variety of WHS-related injuries from having to manhandle heavy steel boxes used for shipping blood samples.

NEWS

The latest events and updates, straight from Rotadyne HQ.

Rotadyne Reflections: Wrapping up 2022

Another 365 days of quality production, new projects, and company progress. We at Rotadyne are stoked at the results achieved in this last year. In the spirit of the approaching new year, we want to look back at the highlights of 2022 which kept us going, come rain,...

Rotadyne Welcomes Two New Designers to the Team

Many of our current clients may be well aware that there are some new faces in the office. In the last two years, Rotadyne has been on a mission to expand our capabilities, our network, and our team. We at Rotadyne would like to officially welcome and introduce our...

Rotadyne Attends the ARMA Rotational Moulding Conference 2022

It’s been three years since ARMA members have come together to share updates, stories, innovations, and laughs. Having only joined this industry myself about two years ago, I had only heard stories of the previous (and apparently epic) conferences which had taken...

ROTADYNE Attends the Australian Manufacturing Week Exposition 2022

Halfway through 2022, we can already say it’s been a significantly eventful year. So far, Rotadyne staff members have attended two expositions to get an insight into industry trends and innovations. The International Convention Centre Sydney have hosted both the Indo...

Rotadyne Joins with JAMAC Plastics

In June of 2021, a union was formed between the perfect, plastic pair. Rotadyne is always seeking opportunities to expand our capabilities and subsequentially what we can offer our clients in their manufacturing journeys. This is how we stumbled across JAMAC’s...

Peace of Mind

Manufacturing is no walk in the park. Today’s marketing climate seems to be paced more at a constant sprint, from the product design and development, to manufacturing and retail. Having to also manage the health and performance of your external assets can also have...

A Very Rotadyne Christmas

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all thro’ the factory, Not a machine was rotating, because we stopped manufacturing; Our hard hats are hung by the door with care, For not even a mould is left to repair; The powders are nestled, all snug on the shelf, And there...

Rotadyne supplies Masters with 700 planters

Long-standing client approaches us to help them secure a Masters contract for Garden Ezy planters.

Rotadyne Adds New Designer To The Team

Rotadyne adds new industrial designer, Igor Silva, to the team in Sydney’s head office.

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