Thursday, December 6, 2012

Test Driving Polycase's Customization Service

Polycase is a U.S. manufacturer of plastic enclosures for electronics. Since display mounting is a hot topic with our customers, we decided to test-drive Polycase's customization service to see what it would take to mount a 2x16 LCD or OLED in a sturdy ABS case. (We've previously reported on other mounting solutions.)

Quick Summary

In less than a month, at a total cost of less than $200, Polycase modified ten small enclosures to our specs. We now have a custom part number, and can reorder the customized box in any quantity at a sliding price scale; the sweet spot being 100 pieces at $3.09 each. Here's how it went: