Case Studies

Australian-made and Australian-backed prove their worth in gate, fence and screen manufacturer’s growth

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Oxworks is a leading Australian manufacturer and distributor of steel and aluminium fencing, gates, screens and balustrades. With manufacturing centres in Queensland and Perth and a distribution presence across much of the rest of Australia, this is a business that…


Limited only by your imagination


“I can always call on ART. They are part of the family now.” Steve Lintott, S&S Fibreglass Steve Lintott can point to the purchase of his ART router as the beginning of a period of growth in business that saw…


HD Plasma cutter becomes indispensable member of the team for SA gate manufacturer

With the ART plasma cutter, productivity has increased by 50%, and the product is of higher quality.

Working as one-man band in the specialised and demanding niche of industrial and security gate manufacturing, Simon Neil recognised the desirability of automating the cutting of the square tube and plate steel used in the process. Research into cutting machines…


Automation delivers five-fold increase in productivity

Kmar Engineering owner Peter Learmonth: “We've been doing a fair bit of pipe work since we installed the Metaltek XB machine, cutting all angles, custom shapes, creating weld preps, slots and bevels, [...] that's fairly unique to be able to do that automatically.”

Faced with increased international competition and a steep drop in mining construction, Doyalson-based Kmar Engineering sought to automate its structural steel coping process.  As a result, the company achieved a 500-percent increase in production, better finishes and dimensional tolerances, and…


Quantum leap in performance

By integrating an ART RT15600 CNC router and software into the manufacturing process, StyroMAX and Summercool were able to improve cut quality and save both time and money.

Purchasing a CNC router from Advanced Robotic Technology (ART) enabled StyroMAX to improve cut quality and increase productivity. Going the extra mile for customers is something that not all manufacturers take advantage of for one reason or another. But when…


CNC plasma cutter pays for itself within months after installation

Progress Air Frank Van Winden and company owner Rod Peters

Progress Air (Hoxton Park, NSW) makes sheetmetal parts for air-conditioning systems, servicing the local HVAC & R industry for more than 16 years. Several years ago, Progress Air began preparations for the future of sheetmetal processing, as the industry became…


Building a future

“The WRAP” exhibited at the exhibition of speculative proposals for the Gold Coast cultural precinct, processed on the ART router.

ART’s SMART CNC router installed at Queensland’s Bond University helps students to bring their projects to life. Gold Coast-based Bond University’s School of Architecture’s vision is unique but simple: It aims to combine teaching excellence with practical experience to deliver…


Metaltek 5-Axis Robotic Plasma Cutter reduces production time by hundreds of hours

ART’s new range of Metaltek custom-configured engineering machines has hit the ground running Early in 2012, ART’s managing director and head of R&D, David White, met with representatives from a well-known manufacturer of pressure vessels for the oil and gas…


Smarter machining squeezes more productivity from the shopfloor

To increase efficiency and productivity, Sydney-based Formula Offroad decided to invest in an ART CNC plasma cutter and to use a CAD/CAM system to replace its ink-drawn optically traced plasma cutting records to streamline its manufacturing process while saving valuable…


SA TAFE installs ART SMART Plasma Cutter

SA TAFE has recently invested in an ART SMART Plasma Cutter to train the future generation of sheetmetal specialists and boilermakers and respond to the needs of Australia’s workforce. ART’s local support and service cannot be beaten by cheaper overseas…