Products Overview

Includes Statement of Liability, Conditions of Sale, Warranty, Distributor Information

REO Products Overview

REO is proud to offer the following products.

  • BM175-10PT Sequential Blasting Machine
  • Accessories for Sequential Blasting Machine
  • Single Circuit Blasting Machines
  • Ohmmeters
  • Energy Testers

See Statement of Liability, Warranty and Conditions of Sale below.


Since the introduction of Sequential Blasting in 1972, Research Energy of Ohio, Inc. (REO) has been recognized worldwide for its quality of design, manufacture, and value where safe and precise blasting results are expected. Since the individual time delays are programmable from 1 to 999 milliseconds in 1 millisecond intervals, (accurate to within 100 microseconds of the setting throughout the sequentially controlled blast), seismic frequency controls are improved along with fragmentation and safety.

Research Energy of Ohio, Inc. safety and test accessory instruments offer pre-blast equipment analysis to evaluate equipment integrity in order to conduct a safer blast operation. In this regard, Research Energy of Ohio, Inc. strongly recommends that the appropriate REO Energy Tester and system accessories be an integral part of both the Single Circuit and Sequential Blasting Machines.

The following list of equipment and accessories represents the typical REO Sequential Blasting Machine basic system:

1) BM175-10PT Blasting Machine
2) TB15 Terminal Board
3) EC15-500 Extension Cable
4) AD5 Load Plug
5) ET175-10 Energy Tester
6) BO1999-10 Blaster's Ohmmeter

For your specific needs and professional blasting results, please refer to our complete line of Blasting Machines and Blasting Accessories.


Capacity of REO Blasting Machines

CAPACITY (See Legend)

Single series ohms includes cable and lead line resistance. A 3 ohm lead line is assumed for series-parallel wired circuits. Detonators are 2 ohm, US standard, with 20 millijoules/ohm delivered in 5 milliseconds.

Electric Blasting Detonators (blasting caps) require varying electrical voltage and energy specifications to meet their designed operating capabilities. Research Energy of Ohio, Inc. (REO) makes no claims of general approval, suitability, or compatibility to any detonation system interfacing with any REO blasting machine, device, or circuit application. Contact the appropriate detonator manufacturer for user purposes.

Statement of Liability

The catalog shown is dedicated to product description and to disseminate technical information to the industrial and commercial users of explosives. Those involved in mining, quarry operations, construction, demolition, and E.O.D. activities are encouraged to review the catalog contents.

Research Energy of Ohio, Inc. is not a manufacturer, distributor, or a supplier of explosive products, nor do we provide information, data, or other specifications of explosives use.


Conditions of Sale - All Research Energy Products

Purchaser Responsibility: All purchasers and users assume all legal proceedings. Purchaser to hold harmless and make restitution to Research Energy of Ohio, Inc. or any of its employees. Responsibility Statement required by buyer.


Limited Warranty

Each unit is tested extensively before shipment and carries a 90 day LIMITED WARRANTY. If the unit fails to test or perform due to a defect in material or workmanship and is returned with shipment prepaid to Research Energy of Ohio, Inc., 200 East Bluegrass Dr, Norwalk, Ohio 44857, it will be repaired or replaced at our option. This LIMITED WARRANTY is void if the equipment has been dismantled, altered, or otherwise abused in any way.

The above LIMITED WARRANTY is exclusive and in lieu of all warranties, express or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Under no circumstances shall Seller or Manufacturer be liable for damages of any description occasioned by or resulting from operation or use of this equipment.

We cannot anticipate all conditions under which this information and our products, or our products in combination with the products of other manufacturers, may be used and therefore accept no responsibility for the results obtained, the suitability or the safety of our products when used alone or in combination with other products. The user must make his own tests to determine the suitability and safety of each product and product combination for his own purpose. We sell the product without warranty and the buyers and users assume all responsibility and liability for all losses (including anticipated profits), consequential damages, or incidental damages arising from the use of our products alone or in combination with other products.

Use of this equipment by persons not trained in blasting techniques will make the warranty null and void.


Sales Information

Research Energy of Ohio, Inc. is represented throughout the U.S.A. and Internationally by most recognized Explosives Manufacturers. For locations of our representatives, as well as for orders, service, parts, or information, please contact us by phone at 419-660-8832, fax at 419-660-8833 or e-mail sales@researchenergy.com

Please contact us for your special needs.

We thank you for your interest.

How to Order

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