D & E Kustoms, LLC
D & E Kustoms is a small business owned and operated in Sequim, Washington. We specialize in manufacturing, consulting, and design.
Machining: D&E has the ability to machine your prototype parts, to machining your production run parts using both conventional machines and the most advanced CNC machines. Our facility has both turning and milling capabilities. We can machine all exotic alloys that most machine shops will not machine. Our company has extensive experience in machining explosion bonded bi-metal materials. We also have experience in machining components from stainless steel, titanium, and aluminum for the vacuum industries as it relates to semiconductor, R&D, solar, and coating industries. D&E has experience with machining flight critical components as well. We utilize the latest in CAD/CAM technology to program our CNC machines. We can program directly from your 3D solid files. If your project exceeds our in house capacity we have spent years building relationships with other manufacturers with capacities and processes that complement our services.
Welding/Fabrication: D&E can perform both TIG and MIG welding depending upon the materials used and your project requirements. Some services that we outsource to complement our fabrication include but are not limited to water cutting, laser cutting, plate rolling, shearing, x-ray inspection, among others. We can even media blast, paint, powder coat, and plate, finish welded parts.
Assembly: D&E can perform simple to complex assembly. We have a wide array of hand tools, including calibrated torque wrenches to insure proper torque specifications are met during assembly. We can verify functionality of assemblies before they leave our facility. This capability allows us to provide you with a turn key solution to reduce your overhead costs.
Materials: D&E can supply and machine almost any material available. These include but are not limited to: aluminum alloys, steel alloys, stainless steel including 17-4, Titanium alloys, high temperature alloys including Molybdenum, Haynes, Invar, Kovar, Hastelloy, Plastics, Composites, Machinable ceramics, and Tungsten alloys.
Secondary Processes: D&E has established working relationships with many secondary service companies to be able to provide our customers with a finished product. These services include but are not limited to: anodizing, electro-polishing both stainless and aluminum, plating including nickel, copper, gold among others, powder coating, painting, heat treating, and grinding.
Design Engineering: D&E has the ability to help you design your part/s and or assemblies. We utilize the latest in 3D modeling technology. Solid models, manufacturing drawings, bill of materials, and graphical images can be created at D&E.
Mechanical Engineering: D&E contracts with certified mechanical engineers when necessary to insure that your project and or design meets all of your required safety requirements and functionality requirements. FEA analysis can be performed using 3D solid models. We can analyze for structural integrity, thermal uniformity, and vibration. Full reports are provided with parameters used for the analysis and hand calculations if performed.
Project Management: D&E has years of experience with managing projects both large and small. We can manage your manufacturing/assembly project from inception to installation. Utilizing project management software, design collaboration meetings, and video conferencing we can successfully manage your project.
Consulting: With our years of manufacturing experience we have found ourselves helping our customers solve their problems. D&E now provides professional consulting services to our customers. This includes but is not limited to: design, assembly, materials, manufacturing, plant layouts, lean manufacturing techniques, tooling, and professional staffing for the manufacturing industry.