CNC Machining for Prototype Parts

Prototype Machining

We’re an industry leader in quick-turn CNC machining. Our prototyping process is most often used when form, fit, and function are a priority during the product development process. Whether you need a single custom machined part or many, we have the capacity to get prototypes in your hands fast. Online quotes are available within hours and parts ship in as fast as 1 day. We also have the capacity to scale all your machining projects from prototyping to production quantities effortlessly.

Why Machining at Protolabs?

  • Capacity: Unrivaled CNC machining capacity with hundreds of mills working 24/7
  • Experience: In-house applications engineers to help solve design challenges
  • Capabilities: 3- and 5-axis milling and turning with live tooling
  • Materials: Wide selection of plastic and metal materials

Prototype Capabilities for Machining

  • Volume: 1-10+ Parts
  • Quoting: Within hours
  • Lead Time: In as fast as 1 day
  • Materials: 30+ metals and plastics
  • Part size: Ranging from 10 in. x 7 in. x 3.75 in. to 22 in. x 14 in. x 1.25 in. (material dependent)
  • Standard Tolerances: +/- 0.005 in.

Industries Served

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Medical and Health Care
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Telecommunications
  • Robotics
Prototype Machining

Quotes in hours, parts in days.

  • Average quote returned within hours

  • Standard ship of 3 days

  • 99+% on-time delivery

  • 99+% Quality rating

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Sheet Metal Fabrication and CNC Machining

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