Monday, June 14, 2021

What the Colors on Our Flag Represent


Happy Flag Day from all of us at Dependable System Engineering

The color red on our flag represents valor & bravery, the blue represents vigilance, perseverance & justice, & the white signifies purity & innocence. 

Monday, June 7, 2021

New & Improved

Robotic Bakery Material Handling System manufactured by Sunshine Automation & Tooling.

In case you missed our announcement last week, our other group, Sunshine Automation & Tooling, has a new website.

We encourage you to explore our new & improved site,  Please call us at 941.351.6330 if you would like more information about industrial robotic automation machinery design.

Friday, May 28, 2021

The Unknown Soldier

Arlington National Cemetery, at the tomb of the unknown soldier, a monument dedicated to deceased US service members whose remains have not been identified.

Here Rests In

Honored Glory

An American


Known But To God

Thursday, May 13, 2021

8 Reasons to Lease Capital Equipment

Honeycomb Core & Composite Panel Machinery Manufactured by Dependable System Engineering.

Business capital equipment leasing allows a company to better match its cash outflow with revenue production through the use of equipment. The process conserves valuable working capital & bank lines while being efficient, convenient & allowing for 100% financing. In general, if equipment appreciates, buy it.  If it depreciates or becomes obsolete, lease it.

Reasons to lease capital equipment include:

  1. Purchasing Power:  The process allows the company to acquire more &/or higher productive equipment.
  2. Balance Sheet Management:  The lease conserves operating capital & frees working capital & bank credit lines for inventory, expansion & emergencies. The lease preserves the company's cash flow & when properly structured, the lease is not considered an asset.
  3. 100% Financing:  Equipment leasing requires no down payment & the term of the lease can be matched with the useful life of the equipment.
  4. Asset Management:  Equipment leasing provides the use of the equipment for specific periods of time with fixed payments & assumes & manages the risk of equipment ownership.
  5. Service Additions:  Leases can be constructed to include installation, maintenance & other services, if needed.
  6. Tax Treatment:  Leasing offers the option of deducting 100% of the lease payment as an expense.  At the end of the lease, the equipment can be purchased for $1, & the equipment is already depreciated. During the first part of the lease while the equipment is being manufactured, the lease payments normally are only the interest. (See Section 179 of the US tax code)
  7. Upgrading Technology:  Leasing provides companies with the ability to keep pace with new & more effective technologies in their industry. This allows more productive manufacturing & increasing business development.
  8. Proven Financing Option:  80% of companies in the US use leasing for their equipment needs & over 40% of all capital equipment is leased.

With our banking contacts, Dependable System Engineering can refer you to start the process. Please call us at 941.351.6330 for additional help.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Honeycomb Core Structural Panel Trends


Honeycomb Core Panel Machinery by Dependable System Engineering.
Send Us Your Specs.

Current market analysis for Honeycomb Core Structural Panels indicates double-digit growth for the next 10 years.  Customers are concentrating on the need for lighter weight & higher structural strength panel design while reducing manufacturing labor costs. Strong markets are continuing in aerospace, defense, automotive, marine & transportation construction.

Whether your team is manufacturing Aluminum, Aramid or Thermoplastic panels, Dependable Systems Engineering is your OEM Machine Partner.  We have been providing cost-effective manufacturing machines to this market for over 40 years & look forward to working with your team.  Please contact us at 941.351.6330.

Friday, April 23, 2021

Advantages of Aluminum Honeycomb Core

Dependable Systems Engineering has been a world-wide leader in the production of OEM machines to manufacture aluminum honeycomb cores for over 4 decades.

The advantages of manufacturing this product are:

  • It is lightweight & has significantly lower density: 9% of FRP laminate, 11% of steel & 23% of aluminum alloy structures
  • High strength & high rigidity: Increased stability & overall stiffness is increased
  • Hexagon structure limits thermal & acoustic transfer
  • Non-combustible & corrosion/moisture resistant
  • Good formability & thickness control: easy to make in flat or single/double curved panels
  • Panels can be recycled

Honeycomb Core Panel Configuration

Whether you are manufacturing these panels for architectural, aviation, aerospace, marine, high-speed transport or cleanroom applications, take advantage of our experience & expertise in producing your manufacturing machines.  Please call us at 941.351.6330 to discuss your specifications.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Aluminum Honeycomb Core Expander

When your aluminum honeycomb process needs an expander, Dependable System Engineering is the OEM worldwide choice.

Made in the USA for over 40 years & able to expand cores up to 84” wide & 240” long, our expanders are easy to program & use.

Aluminum Honeycomb Core Expander

Please visit our website,, or call 941.351.6330 & ask for John Barrett to discuss your needs.