About Peter Bagwell

Peter Bagwell is a Senior Product Engineer at Polygon Solutions, Inc.

Internal and External Hex Broaching Video

Rotary Broaching an internal and external hex using Polygon Solutions Rotary Broaching Tool Holders and Broaching Bits.

See how McGill Racing Team students use Polygon Solution’s internal and external rotary broaching tools to create internal and external hex features on their custom precision machined parts.

Letter from the Governor

It’s a pretty good day when you get a letter like this from the governor… thank you sir.

2012 Honorable Mention for Manufacturer of the Year

Peter Bagwell of Polygon Solutions Inc. accepts the 2012 SRMA Honorable Mention Award for Manufacturer of the Year. Polygon Solutions makes rotary broach cutting tools and joined the Southwest Florida Regional Manufacturers Association in 2012.

Broaching a Hexagon on a Lathe

Polygon Solutions is 2013 Transformation Award Winner

The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership selected dESCO LLC and Polygon Solutions Inc. for top recognition at its Fifth Annual Technology Awards Ceremony brought to you by CenturyLink on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013.

Polygon Solutions Inc. was honored in the “Transformation” category for its development of the most advanced rotary broaching tool holder on the market.  […]

2013 Transformation Award Finalist Polygon Solutions Inc.

The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership announced finalists today for its Transformation and Savvis Direct Innovention Awards to be presented at the Fifth Annual SWFRTP Awards Gala Wednesday, March 20 in Fort Myers.

The Transformation Award is for an organization or business that is achieving success through application or implementation of IT to overcome a business […]

Rotary Broaching Stainless Steel

Rotary broaching a 3/8″ Hex in 416 Stainless Steel using a Haas TL-25 lathe and Polygon Solutions GT Rotary Broaching Tool Holder.
It is possible to rotary broach stainless steel but you will need to choose the correct broach material. For 300 series such as 303 or 304 stainless steel we recommend PM M-4 […]

Rotary Broaching a 3/8″ Hexagon in 6061 Aluminum

A 3/8″ hex pocket being broached in 6061-T6 on a 1992 Hardinge Conquest 42.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

On February 21, 2013, women engineers, along with their male counterparts, will engage and mentor as many as one million girls around the country during National Engineers Week Foundation’s 12th Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. This empowering day is packed with workshops, lab tours, on-line discussions and interactive, hands-on activities at businesses, […]

Rotary Broaching Gear Shapes

Polygon Solutions Inc. continues to expand the variety of rotary broaches it is manufacturing. This gear shaped rotary broach can be used to make holes with the matching form using a lathe or mill. Common methods of hole preparation include using an oversize pilot hole to create individual chips at each tooth, or using small end mills […]