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4 Best Practices for Developing Electromechanical Assemblies

Does your next project require electrical engineering, prototyping for electrical components, or electromechanical assembly? With Polyhistor’s advanced product engineering services, your ideas come alive as tangible, superior-quality products. While nothing in the manufacturing world is truly simple, electromechanical parts and products introduce a unique layer of complexity to precision machining. Electromechanical prototypes, for example, tend […]

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Polyhistor’s President Peter Schönning Answers Your Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you’re brainstorming your next big idea or gearing up for production, you probably have a lot of questions. Here at Polyhistor, we love questions because we’re obsessed with problem-solving!  Keep reading to learn how Polyhistor can give life to your creative concept from our friendly machine shop in Jacksonville, Florida. 12 Manufacturing FAQs—Answered 1. […]

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Go to Market Fast with Polyhistor’s Full-Service Product Development Services

You have a brilliant product idea, and you’re eager to bring it to life! Instead of outsourcing product design and prototype development to separate vendors, partner with a contract manufacturing services provider that offers a full spectrum of in-house services.  When the entrepreneurs Daniel Sheppard and Andy Thomas went in search of a full-service product […]

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How 2D Drawings Help Manufacture Better Parts

Fact: 3D CAD technology makes the product design process up to 50% faster than using 2D drawings alone. But does that mean 2D CAD drawings are obsolete? It may surprise you to learn that while 3D CAD models have revolutionized product design, 2D designs still play a very important role in the manufacturing process. Engineers […]

Photo renderings of your ideas

You know what your thing should look like, and what it should do.  It is probably something you have come to know like a good friend.  You have probably spent hours of creative time working on it, thinking about it, and revising it over and over again.  “Obsession” is a word that usually describes it. […]

New device saves money for truckers and fleets

Rapid prototyping helped us develop a better tool for Slack Dog Tools.  Sometimes we find ourselves developing products to solve problems that we did not know existed. Trailers have electrical connectors that connect the lights on the trailer to the truck hauling it. Commercial trucks use a universal 7-pin socket connector for this purpose.  The […]

Rapid tooling, rubber grommet

“Yes, but I need parts NOW!!!” A last-minute cable design change required a different grommet to protect a cable as it passed out of an enclosure.  Nothing was available off-the-shelf that had the shape characteristics we needed.  In this case, we needed the durability, heat resistance, and strength and there were no rapid prototyped material […]

Keep your new products simple

We like developing simple products, not just because it is simple.  Simple products are easier for our clients to quickly get out on the market. (Don’t get me wrong, we really love challenging projects too…) Since speed to market is important, not only to be first one out there, but also get your invested money […]

Rapid Prototyped tools for Contract Manufacuting

Our rapid prototyping capability helps us make tools quickly for our contract manufacturing needs. Have you ever been tinkering around and wondered to yourself, “If only I had a tool that could do…”   All of the mechanical engineers I know have extensive tool boxes. While it is great to have every driver, wrench and […]

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