It isn’t always an easy task when it comes to designing a brand new product for rotomoulding, however, when you follow the right process it becomes much more straightforward. At Global Rotomoulding, we have over 30 years of experience in moulding and manufacturing rotomoulded products, so it’s safe to say that we know a thing or two about what does and doesn’t work. When you have the right manufacturing team and you follow these crucial steps, you’re guaranteed to achieve your desired results:
Consider your End Goal
The very first step to designing a great product is considering your ‘why’- why are you creating this product? What problems will it solve? Often our customers come to us because they want to solve a problem with existing products on the market or the existing product they’re using. The good news is that rotomoulding can solve a lot of problems because the plastic used is stronger as well as lighter than metal and is cheaper to manufacture.
The new product that you are designing and manufacturing should always boost efficiency for your customers in one way or another. When it comes to your customers and their business, time is money, so your product should always be designed with the aim of saving your customers time and helping them to do their job more efficiently.
Create a CAD Prototype and seek industry expert advice.
When you’ve created a clear and effective design that will solve the problems you’ve outlined. You need to work through your design process this may include producing scale 3d printed products. We recommend you partner with our Industrial designer who is the leading designer for rotomolded products in Australia. This is the most effective way of ensuring that your product can be manufactured. The creation of moulds is expensive, it is best to ensure your design is well thought through for the intended application, as well as the product can be manufactured.
Collaborate With the Right Team
When designing a product for rotomoulding, it’s crucial that you have the best expertise, facilities and level of support possible. The manufacturing team that you opt to partner with is the factor that has the biggest potential to make or break your entire design.
At Global Roto Moulding, we offer a fully comprehensive service and we’re confident that you won’t find a more capable team of rotomoulding experts anywhere else. Below are some of the highlights of the services that we offer and that you should always look for in a manufacturing partner:
- Support from Concept to Final Product: At Global Rotomoudling, we help and advise you through every step of the process from start to finish. We work with Australia’s leading industrial designer for rotomolded products. We will help transform your vision into a fully functioning, rotomoulded product in front of you.
- We use the best tools: When it comes to rotomoulding, the magic is in the moulds themselves. The fabrication of the moulds is the biggest and most important investment you can make in the rotomoulding process and at Global Tanks, we use only the best quality moulds.
- The Perfect Material: At Global Tanks, we use polyethylene for rotomoulding which is by far the most effective material available. Polyethylene has the ability to remain stable during the extensive heating process, is highly durable, weather-resistant, and always results in uniform thickness.
- Think outside the box: If you can dream it up, we’ll always find a way to rotomould it. In fact, we specialise in custom rotomoulding and products that are a little bit out of the ordinary, and pride ourselves on our ability to create and manufacture designs that are completely customised to the customer’s needs.
At Global Tanks, we credit our success to the skills and talent of our amazing team who are always ready to challenge conventional practices. If you have a product in mind that you would like to design and manufacture, get in touch with us today and we guarantee we’ll do everything possible to make your vision a reality!