Advantages & Disadvantages of Standardizing O-Rings

O-Ring Size has standardized over time to simplify design and manufacturing, but may not always be the best solution for every application. Standardiz...

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How Hot is too Hot? The Real Maximum Temperature of Your Product

Summer is upon us and it brings some sweltering hot days with it. This is a great time of year to consider your next product and the thermal condition...

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3D Laser Scanning at Boyd

For the inspection and creation of complex injection molded components, a 3D scanner is often the perfect solution. Imagine that you need to precisely...

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We're a Big Fan of Forced Convection

Fans and Blowers are a critical tool in air cooled thermal management solutions. Increased flow rate increases heat transfer and dissipation. We're a ...

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What Aavid Genie Means: "Working Envelope" and Heat Sink Design Volume

In product design, thermal solutions typically have a designated volume, called a working envelope. Space: the Final Frontier In the "Project Conditio...

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Thermal Design: User Acceptance of Your Product - Part 2

In an earlier blog post, we discuss the importance of user product acceptance. We examined another gaming laptop product review that focused heavily o...

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Boyd's Scuff-Resistant Metal Coatings

To protect metal automotive components from scuffing and marring, Boyd employs a proprietary protective coating. To maintain the visual and functional...

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Decorated Door Spears

Offering a combination of aesthetics and durability, Boyd manufactures custom door spears to decorate and fortify automotive armrests. As automotive t...

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Injection Molded Flammability Placards

To ensure products meet Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) flammability requirements, Boyd created custom testing placards. As Boyd continues to suppor...

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Design Support: Development to Production

With a wide range of capabilities, Boyd can help support new designs from prototyping through production. Boyd's design support capabilities are sprea...

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