Design Essentials for CNC Machining

Your masterclass in product design and development


Protolabs’ Insight podcast series

Our Insight podcast series is aimed to help you design better parts for digital manufacturing.

We will regularly share with you podcasts packed with useful tips that will hopefully save you some time and money, from Q&A sessions to design tips.


In this episode, we discuss essential design considerations for CNC machined parts. The topics we will be talking through today are:
  • 6 ways to cut machining costs
  • Turning to Lathe for cylindrical parts
  • Moving between 3D printing and machining for plastic parts
  • Jigs, fixtures, and capacity relief


Click here to read Design Essentials for Injection Moulding referred to in this podcast