Dielectric Corporation Opens New Division, JR Prototypes, for Product Prototyping and Short-Run Production
7th October, 2011
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., October 6, 2011 -- Dielectric Corporation announced today that it has opened a new division, JR Prototypes, which will offer prototyping and short-run manufacturing services.
The division, which will be run by Michael Esser, Jr., was created to meet a growing need for prototypes, validation runs and small run production. According to Esser, "The Dielectric Corporation has always helped clients design for manufacturability. Creating a division that offers prototyping was a natural evolution since it will enable companies to obtain proof of concept for a design before committing to full production."
JR Prototypes produces fused deposition modeling (FDM) prototypes which are built from production-grade thermoplastics. FDM prototypes are fully functional and can be used for form, fit and function testing as well as working parts.
Prototypes are being used increasingly by design and manufacturing companies to identify and correct design problems early in the process, conduct functional tests under real-life conditions and obtain advance approvals for required certifications. Prototyping can result in significant savings as multiple concepts can be tested before any tooling is done. It also speeds the development process. "Prototyping increases efficiency and ROI for companies that take advantage of the technology," according to Esser.
About JR Prototypes
JR Prototypes specializes in rapid prototyping and short-run production. The facility, which is located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, will serve customers throughout the Midwest. JR Prototypes is a division of the Dielectric Corporation which is a single source solution for parts and assemblies fabricated from thermosets, thermoplastics, aluminum, brass, copper and stainless steel.
Manufacturing - Prototyping