Rex-Cut Blog

    4 Laser Welding Advancements for Vehicle Lightweighting

    January 17, 2019

    Although many North American auto manufacturers still use steel of various grades for the majority of the automobile’s frame construction, aluminum is now the second most used material in vehicles today. Find out the challenges the industry is facing incorporating aluminum into auto design and what joining processes are trending. Read More

    Filed under: Aluminum, automotive
    Welding Aluminum and Steel: A Mixed Metal Solution

    January 10, 2019

    Innovations in welding technology are making this dream of aluminum-to-steel joining a reality for automakers around the globe and pose new opportunities for manufacturers looking to stay ahead of the curve in lightweighting. Read More

    Filed under: Aluminum, automotive
    Laser Braze Finishing Wheels Help Automotive Assembly Plants Finish Braze Quickly

    March 17, 2016

    Laser brazed seams have become popular with automobile manufacturers around the world because of the safety and aesthetic advantages they provide over spot welding. Read More

    Filed under: automotive
    Rex-Cut Reports 264% Growth In Specialized Wheels That Revolutionized Braze Finishing For Automotive Manufacturers

    August 25, 2015

    Rex-Cut has seen a 264% year over year growth rate in sales for a customized abrasive wheel it developed for robotic laser braze finishing in automotive manufacturing facilities. Read More

    Filed under: automotive
    Need Custom Wheel Thickness for Robotic Deburring?

    July 24, 2015

    Robotic deburring of welds in automotive roof joints is a specialty requirement that utilizes varying abrasive wheel thicknesses to get the job done right. Read More

    Filed under: automotive
    Automotive Manufacturers Increase Efficiency and Cut Costs with Robotic Braze Removal

    July 24, 2015

    During the assembly process, roof joints are brazed together. This process leaves a brazed weld that needs to be taken down, finished, and prepped for paint. To achieve the final finish, type 1 abrasive wheels are used. Read More

    Filed under: automotive
    Type 1 Abrasive Wheels Remove Braze to Leave Paintable Finish

    September 1, 2012

    A line of Type 1 non-woven cotton fiber abrasive wheels that are effective for mechanically removing braze and residual oxides from large assemblies are available from Rex-Cut Abrasives. Read More

    Filed under: automotive