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Automating assembly processes using the duAro cobot

2019-06-13T16:14:59+09:30 1st May 2019|

In this thoroughly engaging video, Kawasaki Robotics’ KTV team demonstrate why the duAro collaborative robot can easily automate a wide range of assembly processes. The duAro’s two co-located arms affords it great flexibility in assembly processes with one arm holding the assembly while the other moves the piece parts into position. This reduces the cost of jigs and other fixtures. Alternatively, both arms can be used to the piece parts to the assembly. Also, if your parts are loosel… Read More

RTA to exhibit a robot welding cell at NMW 2019

2019-06-13T16:14:59+09:30 24th April 2019|

The team at Robot Technologies-Systems Australia (RTA) are excited about the prospect of exhibiting at National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2019. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, NMW is Australia’s largest gathering of manufacturing decision-makers under one roof. It is the one place for the manufacturing community to come together to be inspired, innovate and connect with one another over the three days. This year’s theme at NMW is ‘Industrial Evolution’ to represent the transform… Read More

Kawasaki showcases robotic materials handling applications at Automate 2019

2019-06-13T16:14:59+09:30 15th April 2019|

The team from Kawasaki TV (KTV) showcase some awe-inspiring materials handling applications at Automate 2019. These include: high-speed palletising and using the Kawasaki’s state-of-the-art CP180L palletiser robot that boasting cycle times of up to 2050 cycles per hour; a RS007L pick and place robot equipped with a vision system and overdrive feature that enables it to perform processes at lightning speed; and a duAro II cobot. To discover more about how materials handling robots can tra… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Palletising Automation

2019-06-23T12:04:50+09:30 28th March 2019|

Introduction In the present state of the manufacturing, agriculture, mining, retail, and logistics industries there exists a rapidly growing requirement for increased operational speed and efficiency.  As operations grow, expand and flex to accommodate customer requirements, it’s become increasingly clear that the required production line throughput, efficiency and responsiveness to sustain growth and customer satisfaction are impeded by available warehouse space, labour shortages, looming WH… Read More

RTA Exhibits Collaborative Robot at Auspack

2019-06-13T16:14:59+09:30 26th March 2019|

RTA, alongside our sister Diverseco company AccuPak, is excited to be exhibiting a state-of-the-art Kawasaki duAro collaborative robot (cobot) at AUSPACK 2019. Being able to work alongside humans, often without the need for safety guarding, cobots open vast new applications for robot technology. The duAro cobot that RTA will be showcasing at stand C220 is a remarkable piece of robotic automation. It can be easily integrated into existing production environments, and the tasks it can perfo… Read More

Toyota Ends Australian Operations

2019-06-13T16:15:01+09:30 2nd October 2017|

It was saddening to witness the last Australian-made Camry roll off the Toyota’s production line this week. For the past three decades, the team at Robot Technologies-Systems Australia has been fortunate to work with an exceptional group of people at one the best performing Toyota plants. As sole supplier of Kawasaki robotics systems for applications that included welding, cutting, painting and materials handling, we were privileged to have played such an integral role in Toyota’s operations… Read More

Doug Smith from RTA speaks at Future Unpacked: Industry Game Changers event

2019-06-13T16:15:02+09:30 22nd August 2017|

RTA founder, Doug Smith was a speaker on a panel at Future Unpacked: Industry Game Changers event, powered by PKN Packaging News and Food & Drink Business Magazine. The event, which attracted an audience of over 200 industry leaders, tackled subject matter about the tsunami of innovation and technology that’s heading our way, and how these powerful forces can be harnessed to propel the food and beverage industry into the future. The panel session explored how a connected infrastructure of… Read More

RTA Key Contributor to Packaging Technology Industry Report

2019-06-13T16:15:04+09:30 1st July 2017|

RTA Founder Doug Smith was a key contributor to the PKN and Food & Drink Business Packaging Technology Report 2017. The report was based on the findings of an in-depth industry survey of current Australian industry practices, drivers and future plans related to the purchase of packaging line equipment and robotics automation technology. The report also explored equipment procurement practices, pertaining to the selection, purchase and commissioning of packaging equipment. Respondents to the… Read More

BOC Opens Applications Technology Centre that showcases RTA’s world leading robotics technology

2019-06-13T16:15:07+09:30 1st December 2016|

A new-concept welding facility opened by BOC at its Rocklea site in Brisbane is set to be an exciting new hub for product applications and testing, research and development, and training. The facility will primarily be used to demonstrate the latest in welding, cutting and heating technology and a robotics automation system supplied by BOC’s automation partner Robot Technologies-Systems Australia. Officially opened during a three day onsite event in November, the Applications Technology Centre… Read More