R&E Automated is an internationally recognized leader in the automation, engineering and prototype build industries servicing over 500 customers worldwide. Our team offers the most comprehensive services to the automation community with efficiency and precision.
Laser Processing and Verification
Laser processing may offer increased process speed, compact manufacturing lines, enhanced strength of the joints, and greater tooling flexibility. R&E offers laser welding, brazing and cutting technologies, process development with low-volume runs as well as application training, service and support:
- Remote Laser Welding—HighYag–RLSK Scanning Heads, Fanuc 165F Robot, Fanuc 210F Robot, 10 kw–IPG Fiber Laser, Multi Process Fiber Capability, Water Cooled Power Meter
- Robotic Laser Brazing—HighYag–PDT Braze Head, 4kw–Laser Line Fiber Laser, Water Cooled Power Meter, Adjustable Wire/Spot Size, Fanuc 210F Robot
- Robotic Laser Cutting—Process Development
R&E’s Machining Center offers 3-axis capability, 2D and 3D machining, real-time cutter path development, with capabilities for machining a wide variety of materials, world-class quality and continuous improvement.
Fabrication Equipment includes the following: Mig/Tig/Arc Welders, Dual Post Horizontal Saw, Oxy/Acet Torch/PLASMA and Roland-Vertical Band Saw.
Machining Equipment includes Boring Mills (Devlieg 2B-36 and Devlieg 4H-72), Bridgeport Mills (Series 1-2 HP with Accu-rite XY CNC and Series 1 with WXY Readout), CNC, Lathe, Harig, PROPEN 3000 and TRUTEMP.
Material Handling Equipment includes a 5-ton bridge crane, 8,000 lb. fork truck and 24’ soft side stake truck.
Facility is 6,000 square feet with primary power, 20” floors, truck well and dock.
Prototype and Production
R&E’s Prototype and Production Department ensures innovative requirements and project deadlines are met. Our services include the following:
- Laser Welding and Brazing
- Robotic MIG stations
- Robotic Resistance Welding
- Adaptive DC Welding
- Robotic Roller Hemming
- Stud/Nut Welding
- Piercing and Riveting Capabilities
- Full Weld Inspection (Destruct/NDT) Services
- Full Dimensional Certification Capabilities
- Full Engineering and Low-Cost Tooling Solutions
Welding/Joining Lab Services
R&E Engineering Services is a full-service resistance and arc welding laboratory with integrated material preparation, metallographic, non-destructive evaluation, and material property capabilities. The lab is also well-versed in industry standard weldability testing as specified in AWS, JIS, SEP and ISO standards.
Testing services include material weldability testing, Arc and resistance weld schedule development and testing, computerized mechanical testing, complete metallographic capabilities and procurement of low strength to ultra-high strength steel and aluminum coupons.
Material services include material characterization evaluations of low strength to ultra-high strength steels such as HSLA, DP, CP, TRIP, Martensitic, PHS (Boron), and Gen3. Stainless steel, aluminum, and other ferrous and nonferrous materials can also be evaluated.
Metallography services include production or professional quality weld cross-sections, weld size measurements, microhardness testing
R&E also offers both radiographic and ultrasonic non-destructive testing.