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Engineering Case Study: Rapid Product Development-Entrocomponent Solutions (ECS)

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Editors note: This is a Case Study from our partner supplier Entrocomponent Solutions, and here is their sales team: Jeff Bradbury and Scott McGlasson.

1) Case Study: How do I control iterative prototyping costs?

A large OEM customer was recently in development of a new hand held device requiring several custom die cut components for various cushioning, sealing, shielding applications.   The challenge was that the design of these components were was not firm, requiring many unexpected iterations along  the development path.  The company was also under a very tight time frame to get products to market for the holiday buying season. They needed to define both the materials and the functional design of each of these parts very quickly.

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Engineering Case Study: How to find a unique LCD screen in 48 hours or less

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Editors note: This is a Case Study from our trade show partner, The Del Mar Electronics and Design Show.  Their online system, Virtual Trade Show is powered by the Industrial Interface Web Platform.

1) Case Study: How to find a unique LCD screen in 48 hours?

An engineer at a large electronics manufacturer had been searching for LCD manufacturers and representatives for about a month. The engineer found it difficult to find the right supplier because of the unique specs required for his LCD. Using Virtual Trade Show he typed in the title of his sourcing need “12.1″ XGA High-Bright LCD with Wide Operating Temperature” and within a few minutes had outlined all the requirements of his project. The engineer started receiving quotes for COTS and Custom solutions the very next day.

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Engineering Case Study: Glue in die cut form-Fastel Adhesives

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Editors note: This is a Case Study from our partner supplier Fastel Adhesives, and here is their Industrial Interface Supplier Profile.

1) Glue in the form of film?

As an engineer, I was always interested in the latest, greatest, and most unique technologies. Fastel Adhesives introduces the world’s only glue in the form of Film that bonds and seals quickly. Benefits include:
  • No Mess
  • Quick Cure
  • Re-Workable

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Engineering Case Study: How do you waterproof a GPS device-COG Engineering

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Editors note: This is a Case Study from our partner supplier COG Engineering, and here is their Industrial Interface Supplier Profile.

1) Case Study: How do you waterproof a GPS device?

A large manufacturer of GPS devices for the Marine Industry was looking for a way to replace the Extruded Silicon O-Ring gasket that they put inside of the groove side for a tongue and groove ABS housing. There were many options for waterproofing such as potting, Conformal Coating, UV cure in place gasket, die cut gasket, welding the plastic housings together, etc. Read the rest of this entry »